PT PLN (Persero) has received financing from the French Development Agency, for carrying out a feasibility study for the Masang-II Hydropower project in Indonesia.
The feasibility study will be developed based on a pre-feasibility study prepared by the consulting firm Nippon Koei in 2011.
The Masang-II 53 MW run-of-the-river hydropower plant project is situated in the Masang river 90 km northwest of Padang city, the capital city of West Sumatra.
Based on the pre-feasibility study, the consultancy services will consist in the four following separate stages:
- Project inception, including power system study, hydrological, sedimentological studies, climate change study and,site selection study, and draft contract document with scope of works for additional geological investigations.
- Additional geological investigations and project optimization, including final geological and seismic studies and optimization studies of the project. The consultant will also be responsible for the supervision of this subcontracted task.
- Design and analysis of recommended development, including feasibility level design of the project features, assessment of energy production and demand, scheduling, cost estimates, and the economical and financial feasibility of the project.
- Additional environmental and social impact studies.
Interested parties must submit their expression of interest on or before 22 October 2014. A combination of international and local expertise will be sought.
See request for expression of interest (RFEOI):