South and Central America power plant contracts activity down 18% in Q2 2019

1 September 2019 (Last Updated August 30th, 2019 13:08)

South and Central America power plant contracts activity down 18% in Q2 2019

There were 31 power plant contracts announced in the South and Central America region in Q2 2019, marking a drop of 18% over the last 12-month average of 38, according to GlobalData's power industry contracts database.

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Power Plant stood at first place when compared with other power tender categories in the South and Central America region in Q2 2019 with 31 contracts and a 53.4% share, followed by Generation Equipment with 18 contracts and a 31% share and Electricity Procurement with five contracts and an 8.6% share during the quarter.

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

  1. Project Implementation: 29 contracts and a 93.5% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: one contract and a 3.2% share
  3. Consulting & Similar Services: one contract and a 3.2% share.

Solar is top technology for South and Central America power plant contracts in Q2 2019

Looking at power plant contracts by the type of technology in the South and Central America region, solar accounted for nine contracts with a 28.1% share, followed by biopower with eight contracts and a 25% share and thermal with five contracts and a 15.6% share.

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South and Central America power plant contracts in Q2 2019: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. UTE GNA I Geracao de Energia (Brazil): 1,300MW from one contract
  2. Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica, Brazil (Brazil): 695.48MW from 24 contracts
  3. Eneva (Brazil): 386MW capacity from one contract.

South and Central America power plant contracts in Q2 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. Andrade Gutierrez (Brazil) and Siemens (Germany): 1,300MW from one contract
  2. Techint E&C (Canada): 386MW from one contract
  3. Eneva (Brazil): 126.29MW 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.