Global power industry contracts in Q2 2019: Biopower technology down 11%

31 August 2019 (Last Updated August 30th, 2019 13:07)

Global power industry contracts in Q2 2019: Biopower technology down 11%

Biopower technology contracts activity in Q2 2019 saw 32 contracts announced, marking a drop of 11% over the last four-quarter average of 36, according to GlobalData's power industry contracts database.

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Looking at global power contracts activity divided by the type of technology, biopower held the fifth position in terms of number of contracts during Q2 2019 with a 4.7% share.

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

  1. Project Implementation: 15 contracts and a 46.9% share
  2. Supply & Erection: 13 contracts and a 40.6% share
  3. Power Purchase Agreement: three contracts and a 9.4% share
  4. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: one contract and a 3.1% share.

Asia-Pacific leads biopower contracts activity in Q2 2019

Comparing contracts activity in biopower technology in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position with 12 contracts and a share of 37.5% during Q2 2019, followed by South and Central America with 11 contracts and a 34.4% share and Europe with seven contracts and a 21.9% share.

In fourth place was North America with two contracts and a 6.3% share.

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Biopower technology contracts in Q2 2019: Top companies by capacity

The top issuers of contracts in Biopower technology for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved were:

  1. Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica, Brazil (Brazil): 146.72MW from eight contracts
  2. Cammesa (Argentina): 12.92MW from one contract
  3. Tenaga Nasional (Malaysia): 2.4MW capacity from one contract.

Biopower technology contracts in Q2 2019: Top winners by capacity

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

  1. China Everbright International (Hong Kong): 40MW from two contracts
  2. Santo Tome Kuera (Argentina): 12.92MW from one contract
  3. Green Biogas Sdn (Malaysia): 2.4MW 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.