Leh, Kargil districts to have solar power projects


Leh, Kargil districts to have solar power projects

Leh and Kargil districts of the Ladakh region will soon have solar power projects under the state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), officials said Thursday. As a part of its ambitious plan to build 23 GW solar power projects in Ladakh, SECI Wednesday issued tenders for construction of 7.5 GW solar power projects in the first phase, they added.

As per the tender document, two solar power projects will be built in Phase-1 — a 2.5 GW capacity project in the Zangla region of Kargil and a 5 GW project in the Pang region of Leh.

The drawl point for the 2.5GW project is tentatively planned to be New Wanpoh, while for the 5GW project, it will be Hisar in Punjab. Read More

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