South and Central America Hydro technology contracts activity rises 675% in Q4 2019

17 February 2020 (Last Updated February 17th, 2020 06:41)

South and Central America Hydro technology contracts activity rises 675% in Q4 2019

South and Central America hydro technology contracts in Q4 2019 saw 31 contracts announced, marking a rise of 675% over the last four-quarter average of 4, according to GlobalData’s power industry contracts database.

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

  1. Project Implementation with 27 contracts and an 87.1% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: two contracts and a 6.5% share
  3. Supply & Erection: one contract and a 3.2% share
  4. Power Purchase Agreement: one contract and a 3.2% share.

Brazil tops South and Central America hydro power contracts activity

Brazil was the top country in the South and Central America region for hydro technology contracts recorded in Q4 2019 with 28 contracts and a 90.3% share, followed by Argentina with two contracts and a 6.5% share and Chile with one contract and a 3.2% share.

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South and Central America hydro technology contracts in Q4 2019: Top companies by capacity

The top issuer of contracts for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in South and Central America was:Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica, Brazil (Brazil) with 445.17MW from 27 contracts.

South and Central America hydro technology contracts in Q4 2019: Top winners by capacity

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

  1. Sao Roque Energetica (Brazil): 141.9MW from one contract
  2. Sao Bartolomeu Geradora de Energia Renovavel (Brazil): 41.8MW from three contracts
  3. Tibagi Energia SPE (Brazil): 36MW 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.