The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced that it has rearranged the pre-bid meeting for its RfS issued for 7500 MW Grid connected Ultra Mega Solar PV Projects in Leh and Kargil Districts, Jammu & Kashmir.
The tender which was issued on December 31, 2019, had the pre-bid meeting scheduled for February 15, 2019. But now the meeting has been scheduled for February 18, 2019. The bid submission target for the project is untouched i.e. April 30, 2019.
The projects are a part of the proposal approved by the government for setting up of 23 GW Grid-connected solar PV Projects in the Leh & Kargil regions of Jammu & Kashmir.
The total capacity is targeted to be implemented in numerous phases, the first phase being the implementation of 2500 MW grid-connected capacity in the Kargil District and 5000 MW capacity in Leh District.
The selected solar power developers will set up the solar PV projects on Build Own Operate (BOO) basis. And, SECI will enter into the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the successful bidders for the purchase of solar power for a period of 35 years.
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