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New Delhi: As a part of its ambitious plan to build 23 GW solar power projects in Ladakh, the state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) today issued tenders for construction of 7.5 GW solar power projects in Phase-I in the region.

As per the tender document while 2.5 GW capacity solar power project will be built in Kargil, 5 GW capacity project would be started in district Leh in Phase-I.

Solar power developers will set up the projects, including the transmission network up to the interconnection point at their own cost, according to the tender document.

SECI will sign a 35-year power purchase agreement with the project developers, who will get a maximum 54 months to get the project running.