North America Wind technology contracts activity rises 33% in Q2 2019

4 September 2019 (Last Updated September 4th, 2019 07:35)

North America Wind technology contracts activity rises 33% in Q2 2019

North America wind technology contracts in Q2 2019 saw 52 contracts announced, marking a rise of 33% over the last four-quarter average of 39, according to GlobalData's power industry contracts database.

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Onshore was the top category in wind technology in terms of number of contracts for the quarter in North America, accounting for 42 contracts and an 80.8% share, followed by Offshore with eight contracts and a 15.4% share. Onshore Repowered stood in third place with two contracts and a 3.8% share.

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

  1. Power Purchase Agreement with 23 contracts and a 44.2% share
  2. Supply & Erection: 20 contracts and a 38.5% share
  3. Project Implementation: four contracts and a 7.7% share
  4. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: two contracts and a 3.8% share
  5. Electricity Supply: two contracts and a 3.8% share
  6. Consulting & Similar Services: one contract and a 1.9% share.

The US tops North America wind power contracts activity

The US was the top country in the North America region for wind technology contracts recorded in Q2 2019 with 49 contracts and a 94.2% share, followed by Canada with two contracts and a 3.8% share and Mexico with one contract and a 1.9% share.

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North America wind technology contracts in Q2 2019: Top companies by capacity

The top issuers of contracts for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in North America were:

  1. New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (United States): 1,100MW from one contract
  2. Ball (United States): 388MW from one contract
  3. Associated Electric Cooperative (United States): 236.5MW capacity from one contract.

North America wind technology contracts in Q2 2019: Top winners by capacity

The top winners of contracts for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in North America were:

  1. Orsted US Offshore Wind (United States): 1,100MW from one contract
  2. Duke Energy Renewables (United States): 388MW from one contract
  3. ALLETE Clean Energy (United States): 300MW capacity from three contracts.

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.