Europe power industry tenders activity in Q4 2019 saw 259 tenders announced, marking a drop of 7% over the last four-quarter average of 278, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Europe power industry tenders in Q4 2019: Poland leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, Poland led the activity in Q4 2019 with 116 tenders and a share of 44.8%, up 7.9% over the previous quarter and up 17% when compared with the last four-quarter average, followed by Germany with 23 tenders and a share of 8.9% and Russian Federation with 15 tenders and a share of 5.8% during the quarter.

Looking at the last four-quarter average, Poland held the top spot with 99 tenders, followed by Germany with 17 and Russian Federation with 15 tenders.

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Solar is top technology area for tenders in Q4 2019

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with 36 tenders and a 27.5% share, followed by thermal with 34 tenders and a 26% share and wind with 25 tenders and a 19.1% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Project was the most popular segment in Europe power tenders activity during Q4 2019, with 82 tenders, followed by T&D Equipment (63) and Generation Equipment (56).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 88 tenders and a 34% share
  2. Project Implementation: 87 tenders and a 33.6% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 49 tenders and an 18.9% share
  4. Electricity Supply: 19 tenders and a 7.3% share
  5. Consulting & Similar Services: 13 tenders and a 5% share
  6. Power Purchase Agreement: three tenders and a 1.2% share.

Power tenders in Q4 2019: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. Bundesnetzagentur (Germany) and Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Turkey (Turkey): 1,000MW from one tender
  2. Elektrani na Makedonija (Macedonia): 110MW from one tender
  3. Empresa de Desenvolvimento e Infra-estruturas do Alqueva (Portugal), Government Of Kosovo (Kosovo) and The World Bank Group (United States): 50MW 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.