Ulu Jelai Hydroelectric Project

Name of Project:

Ulu Jelai Hydroelectric Project



Country:
Malaysia

Client:
Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)

Total value:
€ 515 million

Start of works:
March 2011

Expected duration:
64 months

The project is located approximately 200 Km north of Kuala Lumpur in the state of Pahang.

The main component is the construction of the Susu dam on the Bertram River, more than 80 metres high and constructed entirely using the advanced technology of RCC (roller compacted concrete) with a total volume of about 750,000 m3. In addition to the dam, the project involves the construction of an underground plant, which will house two Francis turbines with a power output of 191 MW each and the construction of approximately 26 Km of hydraulic tunnels, of which approximately 15 Km excavated with Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) and the remaining with the traditional method. The installed power of the system is 382 MW.

MAIN TECHNICAL DATA:
Excavations and earth moving: 3,050,000 m3
Underground rock excavations: 800,000 m3
Volume of concrete works: 190,000 m3
Volume of RCC dam: 750,000 m3
Installed power: 382 MW
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Last update: 26/05/2016