Power industry contracts in Asia-Pacific for January 2020 down 31%

20 February 2020 (Last Updated February 20th, 2020 07:00)

Power industry contracts in Asia-Pacific for January 2020 down 31%

Asia-Pacific power industry contracts activity in January 2020 saw 52 contracts announced, marking a drop of 31% over the last 12-month average of 75, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Asia-Pacific power industry contracts in January 2020: India leads activity

Looking at contracts by country, India led the activity in January 2020 with 16 contracts and a share of 30.8%, up 1.8% over the previous month and down 33% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by China with 14 contracts and a share of 26.9% and Japan with four contracts and a share of 7.7% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, India held the top spot with 24 contracts, followed by China with nine and Australia with seven contracts.

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Solar is top technology area for contracts in January 2020

Looking at contracts divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with 24 contracts and a 50% share, followed by biopower with eight contracts and a 16.7% share and wind with eight contracts and a 16.7% share.

Looking at power industry contracts divided by segment in Asia-Pacific as tracked by GlobalData, Power Plant was the most popular segment in January 2020, with 25 contracts, followed by Electricity Procurement (16) and Generation Equipment (10).

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

  1. Project Implementation: 20 contracts and a 38.5% share
  2. Power Purchase Agreement: 15 contracts and a 28.8% share
  3. Supply & Erection: 14 contracts and a 26.9% share
  4. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: two contracts and a 3.8% share
  5. Electricity Supply: one contract and a 1.9% share.

Power contracts in January 2020: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Telangana Southern Power Distribution (India): 400MW from one contract
  2. NTPC (India): 250MW from one contract
  3. Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (India): 202.6MW capacity from four contracts.

Power contracts in January 2020: Top winners by capacity

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

  1. Abu Dhabi Future Energy (United Arab Emirates): 545MW from two contracts
  2. Solar Energy Corporation of India (India): 400MW from one contract
  3. Tata Power Solar Systems (India): 250MW 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.