Europe Solar technology contracts activity drops 38% in July 2019

13 August 2019 (Last Updated August 13th, 2019 07:41)

Europe Solar technology contracts activity drops 38% in July 2019

Europe solar technology contracts in July 2019 saw 28 contracts announced, marking a drop of 38% over the last 12-month average of 45, according to GlobalData's power industry contracts database.

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

  1. Project Implementation with 19 contracts and a 67.9% share
  2. Power Purchase Agreement: five contracts and a 17.9% share
  3. Supply & Erection: four contracts and a 14.3% share.

Greece tops Europe solar power contracts activity

Greece was the top country in the Europe region for solar technology contracts recorded in July 2019 with 18 contracts and a 64.3% share, followed by Spain with four contracts and a 14.3% share and Portugal with two contracts and a 7.1% share.

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Europe solar technology contracts in July 2019: Top companies by capacity

The top issuers of contracts for the month in terms of power capacity involved in Europe were:

  1. The Regulatory Authority for Energy (Greece): 142.89MW from 18 contracts
  2. Alpiq Holding (Switzerland): 121MW from one contract
  3. Axpo Iberia (Spain), BlackRock (United States) and Exus Management Partners (Spain): 24MW capacity from one contract.

Europe solar technology contracts in July 2019: Top winners by capacity

The top winners of contracts for the month in terms of power capacity involved in Europe were:

  1. Luxcara (Germany): 121MW from one contract
  2. Spes Solaris (Greece): 75.58MW from seven contracts
  3. BlackRock (United States), Efacec Power Solutions SGPS (Portugal) and Exus Management Partners (Spain): 24MW 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.