Sunday, February 27, 2011

Ulu Jelai Hydroelectric Project

The Ulu Jelai Hydroelectric Project is a 372MW hydropower development on the Bertram River in Pahang State. The scheme is estimated to produce an annual energy supply of 326GW.

The main features of the project are an 84m high dam with 1.3 million cubic meter embankment volume, a 100m wide ungated spillway, two deep sluice gates for the excavation of sediment, diversion weirs on the Telom and Lemoi rivers for the transfer of water to Susu Dam, a 20m high intake tower and an underground powerhouse cavern.

SMEC is carrying out a feasibility study for the Ulu Jelai hydroelectric project. SMEC’s services include: preparation of geotechnical investigation and topographic surveys, review of environmental data collection and hydrological studies, preparation of risk assessments during construction and operation, reservoir operation study, optimisation of hydroelectrical plant configuration, review of designs, preparation of final project layout, cost estimations and preparation of economic and financial analyses, preparation of tender design drawings and bidding documents and assistance in the tendering process.

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