Technical Due-diligence Services for SHPP Lopota

Country: Georgia

Project period: 04/2013 - 06/2013

Client: Private Investor

Investment amount: USD 24,375 (Consulting)


The 1.8MW plant is located at the river Lopota in Napareuli, Region Kakheti, East Georgia. Generally the plant is not state of the art and has several deficiencies resulting in a energy production shortfall. As a result of these deficiencies, additional to the Technical Assessment and the Technical Due-Diligence feasible technical improvements were developed which should be implemented to achieve a higher energy production and to guarantee a further plant operation.


Services provided:
  • Technical evaluation of the existing civil structures
  • Technical evaluation of the existing E&M equipment
  • Plausibility check of hydrological data
  • Assessment of current O&M conditions
  • Assessment of current energy production and determination of possible energy production after implementation of feasible technical implementations
  • Determination of monetary plant value
  • Risk Analysis
  • OPEX Evaluation
  • OPEX Estimation for short-/long term operation
  • CAPEX estimation for the implementation of feasible technical improvements
  • Financial analyses for the different investment scenarios 

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