Global power industry contracts in July 2020: Wind technology down 1%

14 August 2020 (Last Updated August 14th, 2020 08:31)
Global power industry contracts in July 2020: Wind technology down 1%

Wind technology contracts activity in July 2020 saw 86 contracts announced, marking a drop of 1% over the last 12-month average of 87, 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 month, accounting for 46 contracts and a 54.1% share, followed by Offshore with 39 contracts and a 45.9% share.


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Looking at global power contracts activity divided by the type of technology, wind held the second position in terms of number of contracts during July 2020 with a 36.4% share.

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 31 contracts and a 36% share
  2. Power Purchase Agreement: 18 contracts and a 20.9% share
  3. Project Implementation: 16 contracts and an 18.6% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: 15 contracts and a 17.4% share
  5. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: six contracts and a 7% share.

Europe leads wind contracts activity in July 2020

Comparing contracts activity in wind technology in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position with 48 contracts and a share of 55.8% during July 2020, followed by Asia-Pacific with 23 contracts and a 26.7% share and South and Central America with seven contracts and an 8.1% share.

In fourth place was North America with five contracts and a 5.8% share and in fifth place was Middle East and Africa with three contracts and a 3.5% share.

Wind technology contracts in July 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Binh Thuan People’s Committee: 3,500MW from one contract
  2. Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Netherlands): 1,518MW from one contract
  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing: 920MW capacity from one contract.

Wind technology contracts in July 2020: Top winners by capacity

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

  1. Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners KS (Denmark): 3,900MW from two contracts
  2. Eneco Holding (Netherlands) and Royal Dutch Shell (Netherlands): 1,518MW from one contract
  3. Orsted (Denmark): 920MW 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.