South and Central America power industry contracts in Q2 2021: Total volume change revealed
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Power industry contracts in South and Central America for Q2 2021 down 4%

03 Aug 2021 (Last Updated August 6th, 2021 08:13)

Power industry contracts in South and Central America for Q2 2021 down 4%

South and Central America power industry contracts activity in Q2 2021 saw 53 contracts announced, marking a drop of 4% over the last four-quarter average of 55, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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South and Central America power industry contracts in Q2 2021: Brazil leads activity

Looking at contracts by country, Brazil led the activity in Q2 2021 with 24 contracts and a share of 45.3%, down 7.9% over the previous quarter and up 9% when compared with the last four-quarter average, followed by Chile with 13 contracts and a share of 24.5% and Colombia with three contracts and a share of 5.7% during the quarter.

Looking at the last four-quarter average, Brazil held the top spot with 22 contracts, followed by Chile with 14 and Colombia with five contracts.

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Solar is top technology area for contracts in Q2 2021

Looking at contracts divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with 32 contracts and a 61.5% share, followed by wind with 14 contracts and a 26.9% share and hydro with three contracts and a 5.8% share.

Looking at power industry contracts divided by segment as tracked by GlobalData, Generation Equipment was the most popular segment in South and Central America power contracts activity during Q2 2021, with 17 contracts, followed by Electricity Procurement (14) and Power Plant (13).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 18 contracts and a 34% share
  2. Project Implementation: 15 contracts and a 28.3% share
  3. Power Purchase Agreement: 14 contracts and a 26.4% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: three contracts and a 5.7% share
  5. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: three contracts and a 5.7% share.

Power contracts in Q2 2021: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. China Development Integration: 1,100MW from one contract
  2. CEME1 (Chile): 480MW from one contract
  3. Atlas Renewable Energy USA (United States): 359MW capacity from one contract.

Power contracts in Q2 2021: 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. China Machinery Engineering (China): 1,100MW from one contract
  2. Elecnor (Spain): 681MW from two contracts
  3. Power Construction Corporation of China (China): 680MW capacity from two contracts.

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.