A consortium comprising PT Andritz Hydro of Indonesia and Andritz Hydro Private Limited from India has signed a contract for the Merangin mini hydropower plant located in Jambi Province, Indonesia. This marks the consortium's third collaboration with the Bukaka Group, following the successful completion of the Cikandang and Cikaengan-1 mini hydropower projects in 2021 and 2022.

The Merangin mini hydropower plant, known as HPP Merangin, is designed to include a 3.199 MW horizontal Francis unit that will make use of the flow discharge from the 350 MW Kerinci Merangin HEPP, also under development by the Bukaka Group. Under the contract, Andritz is responsible for the supply of the turbine-generator package and the control system. The execution of the Merangin mini hydropower plant will be carried out by specialists from Andritz in India and Indonesia.

The contract was signed on 5 September 2023. Image courtesy Andritz’s LinkedIn page