Europe power industry tenders activity in Q1 2021 saw 282 tenders announced, marking a drop of 2% over the last four-quarter average of 287, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Europe power industry tenders in Q1 2021: Germany leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, Germany led the activity in Q1 2021 with 40 tenders and a share of 14.2%, up 9.5% over the previous quarter and up 90% when compared with the last four-quarter average, followed by Poland with 40 tenders and a share of 14.2% and France with 32 tenders and a share of 11.3% during the quarter.

Looking at the last four-quarter average, Poland held the top spot with 94 tenders, followed by Germany with 21 and the UK with 16 tenders.

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Solar is top technology area for tenders in Q1 2021

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with 60 tenders and a 42.6% share, followed by thermal with 35 tenders and a 24.8% share and wind with 20 tenders and a 14.2% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment in Europe power tenders activity during Q1 2021, with 74 tenders, followed by Power Plant (73) and T&D Project (68).

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

  1. Project Implementation: 112 tenders and a 39.7% share
  2. Supply & Erection: 107 tenders and a 37.9% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 33 tenders and an 11.7% share
  4. Electricity Supply: 17 tenders and a 6% share
  5. Consulting & Similar Services: eight tenders and a 2.8% share
  6. Others: four tenders and a 1.4% share
  7. Power Purchase Agreement: one tender and a 0.4% share.

Power tenders in Q1 2021: Top issuers by capacity

The top issuers of tenders for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in Europe were:

  1. Bundesnetzagentur (Germany): 9,058MW from 18 tenders
  2. Ministere de l’Ecologie, du Developpement Durable des Transports et du Logement: 1,050MW from one tender
  3. Ministere de l’Environnement, de l’Energie et de la Mer (France): 700MW capacity from one tender.

All publicly-announced tenders 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 tenders are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s Power database.