Global power industry contracts in Q3 2020: Hydro technology down 4%

21 October 2020 (Last Updated October 21st, 2020 04:42)

Global power industry contracts in Q3 2020: Hydro technology down 4%

Hydro technology contracts activity in Q3 2020 saw 53 contracts announced, marking a drop of 4% over the last four-quarter average of 55, according to GlobalData’s power industry contracts database.

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Looking at global power contracts activity divided by the type of technology, hydro held the fourth position in terms of number of contracts during Q3 2020 with a 5.5% share.

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 19 contracts and a 35.8% share
  2. Power Purchase Agreement: 11 contracts and a 20.8% share
  3. Consulting & Similar Services: eight contracts and a 15.1% share
  4. Project Implementation: seven contracts and a 13.2% share
  5. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: six contracts and an 11.3% share
  6. Electricity Supply: two contracts and a 3.8% share.

Asia-Pacific leads hydro contracts activity in Q3 2020

Comparing contracts activity in hydro technology in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position with 23 contracts and a share of 43.4% during Q3 2020, followed by Europe with 15 contracts and a 28.3% share and South and Central America with seven contracts and a 13.2% share.

In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with six contracts and an 11.3% share and in fifth place was North America with two contracts and a 3.8% share.

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Hydro technology contracts in Q3 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Government of Pakistan (Pakistan): 700.7MW from one contract
  2. Walcha Energy (Australia): 500MW from one contract
  3. Teck Resources (Canada): 72MW capacity from one contract.

Hydro technology contracts in Q3 2020: Top winners by capacity

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

  1. China Gezhouba Group (China): 732.7MW from two contracts
  2. GE Renewable Energy (France): 500MW from one contract
  3. AES Gener (Chile): 72MW 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.