Global power industry contracts in September 2019: Wind technology down 19%

17 October 2019 (Last Updated October 17th, 2019 13:17)

Global power industry contracts in September 2019: Wind technology down 19%

Wind technology contracts activity in September 2019 saw 59 contracts announced, marking a drop of 19% over the last 12-month average of 73, 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 49 contracts and an 84.5% share, followed by Offshore with nine contracts and a 15.5% 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 September 2019 with a 37.3% share.

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 34 contracts and a 57.6% share
  2. Power Purchase Agreement: 15 contracts and a 25.4% share
  3. Consulting & Similar Services: four contracts and a 6.8% share
  4. Project Implementation: three contracts and a 5.1% share
  5. Electricity Supply: two contracts and a 3.4% share
  6. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: one contract and a 1.7% share.

Europe leads wind contracts activity in September 2019

Comparing contracts activity in wind technology in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position with 33 contracts and a share of 55.9% during September 2019, followed by North America with 23 contracts and a 39% share and Asia-Pacific with three contracts and a 5.1% share.

Wind technology contracts in September 2019: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. AT&T (United States): 960MW from two contracts
  2. Microsoft (United States): 230MW from one contract
  3. Facebook (United States): 199.76MW capacity from one contract.

Wind technology contracts in September 2019: Top winners by capacity

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

  1. Invenergy (United States): 800MW from one contract
  2. Duke Energy Renewables (United States): 333.3MW from two contracts
  3. ENGIE North America (United States): 230MW 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.