Feasibility Study of Hydro Power Plant (HPP) Lubuak Gadang Sangir South Solok

  • Hidayat Universitas Bung Hatta, Indonesia
  • Azriyenni Azhari Zakri Universitas Riau, Indonesia
  • Iman Satria Universitas Bung Hatta, Indonesia
DOI: https://doi.org/10.31258/ijeepse.4.1.121-126
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Keywords: Economic, Capacity Factor, Flow Duration Curve, Hydropower Plant


The feasibility study is one of the principal documents in building a hydropower plant consisting of technical, economic, and financial aspects. Contained technical studies on civil, mechanical, and electrical. This requires data on hydrologic, geology, land contours, river discharge, water catchment areas, and so on. Economic and financial studies include cost and financial parameters such as; BEP, IRR, NVP, BCR, and others. The installed capacity of a hydropower plant is given in optimization based on the Flow Duration Curve (FDC) and the Capacity Factor (CF) used the Newton Interpolation Method. The results showed that the installed power capacity was 11.99 MW. The water discharge was 31.603 m3/secs and the effective head was 37.5 meters. Annual income is around IDR 103.026 billion. Finally, HPP Lubuak Gadang is technically, economically, and financially feasible, so it is feasible to carry out the next process.


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How to Cite
Hidayat, A. Azhari Zakri, and I. Satria, “Feasibility Study of Hydro Power Plant (HPP) Lubuak Gadang Sangir South Solok”, IJEEPSE, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 121-126, Feb. 2021.