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Asia-Pacific generation equipment contracts activity up 6% in Q4 2020

18 Jan 2021 (Last Updated January 18th, 2021 08:55)

Asia-Pacific generation equipment contracts activity up 6% in Q4 2020

There were 100 generation equipment contracts announced in the Asia-Pacific region in Q4 2020, marking a rise of 6% over the last four-quarter average of 94, according to GlobalData’s power industry contracts database.

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Power Plant stood at first place when compared with other power tender categories in the Asia-Pacific region in Q4 2020 with 110 contracts and a 35.7% share, followed by Generation Equipment with 100 contracts and a 32.5% share and Electricity Procurement with 37 contracts and a 12% share during the quarter.

The proportion of contracts by category tracked by GlobalData in the quarter was as follows:

  1. Supply & Erection: 79 contracts and a 79% share
  2. Project Implementation: eight contracts and an 8% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: seven contracts and a 7% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: six contracts and a 6% share.

Solar is top technology for Asia-Pacific generation equipment contracts in Q4 2020

Looking at generation equipment contracts by the type of technology in the Asia-Pacific region, solar accounted for 34 contracts with a 34.3% share, followed by wind with 27 contracts and a 27.3% share and thermal with 21 contracts and a 21.2% share.

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Asia-Pacific generation equipment contracts in Q4 2020: Top issuers by capacity

The top issuers of generation equipment contracts for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in Asia-Pacific were:

  1. Korea Western Power (South Korea): 728MW from one contract
  2. Nepal Water & Energy Development (Nepal): 216MW from one contract
  3. PT Freeport Indonesia (Indonesia): 128MW capacity from one contract.

Asia-Pacific generation equipment contracts in Q4 2020: Top winners by capacity

The top winners of contracts for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in Asia-Pacific were:

  1. Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (South Korea): 944MW from two contracts
  2. Wartsila (Finland): 128MW from one contract
  3. Vestas Asia Pacific Wind Technology Pte. (Singapore): 109.2MW capacity from one contract.

All publicly-announced contracts are included in this analysis drawn from GlobalData’s Power database, which covers power plants, T&D projects, equipment markets, analysis reports, capacity and generation, and tracks tenders and contracts on a real-time basis.

More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported contracts are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s Power database.