The Plant is located at Kerinci Regency, Jambi. province, Indonesia. The project area is 377 km from Teluk Bayur Sea Port, and about 400 km from Jambi, the capital city of Jambi Province. The coordinate of the powerhouse benchmark of the Plant is : 2° 13′ 5,72″ – 2° 11′ 26.4″ South Latitude and 101° 40′ 18.54″ – 101° 45′ 44.94″ East Longitude. The Plant Will have Nominal Rated Capacity of 350 MW.
The Plant Will utilize the discharge of Merangin River and Kerinci Lake. The catchments area of 1353 km2 river basin at the Plant including The residual basin between the outlet of lake Kerinci and be intake dam has a catchment area of 393 km2. The average recorded Merangin River discharge is 59,4 m3/sec.
The Plant shall be constructed of new equipment and materials only. The Plant Will be equipped with 4 (Four) generating units, comprising turbine rated capacity 89.3 MW Vertical Francis Turbine, 103 MVA Generator and 110 MVA, 16.5/ 150 kV Main Transformer.
The electric power produced by the Plant Will be dispatched through 150kV transmission line. The 150kV line With total length of about 2.5 kmr will be constmcted from power plant switchyard to the existing transmission line 150kV of nearest PLN’s grid systemin the part of Jambi Province. ThelSOkVpower plantswitchyard and its related transmission linecmmecting to PLN’s 150 kV Grid Systemis designed and constmcted to accommodate power produced by the Plant.