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November 18, 2021

Leh Ultra Mega Solar PV Project, India

By Carmen

Leh Ultra Mega Solar PV Project is a 5,000MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Ladakh, India. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 5,000 5,000 Announced Ladakh, India Solar Energy Corporation of India


The project is being developed and currently owned by Solar Energy Corporation of India.

Leh Ultra Mega Solar PV Project is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 20,000 acres.

The electricitiy generated from the plant will offset 12,750t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $7,000m.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

About Solar Energy Corporation of India

Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd (SECI) a subsidiary of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, India, is a developer of large scale solar installations, solar plants and solar parks. The company implements a number of schemes including VGF schemes for large-scale grid-connected projects under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), solar park scheme and grid-connected solar rooftop scheme; and other specialized schemes such as defense scheme, Indo-Pak border scheme and canal-top scheme. SECI also provides project management consultancy services, which include feasibility studies, due-diligence, DPR preparation, bid-process management, project monitoring, and others The company has ventured into solar project development on turnkey basis for several PSUs. SECI is headquartered in New Delhi, India.


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