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January 8, 2021

Power industry tenders in Europe for Q4 2020 up 4%

Europe power industry tenders activity in Q4 2020 saw 290 tenders announced, marking a rise of 4% over the last four-quarter average of 279, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Europe power industry tenders in Q4 2020: Poland leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, Poland led the activity in Q4 2020 with 88 tenders and a share of 30.3%, down 1.5% over the previous quarter and down 11% when compared with the last four-quarter average, followed by the UK with 19 tenders and a share of 6.6% and France with 17 tenders and a share of 5.9% during the quarter.

Looking at the last four-quarter average, Poland held the top spot with 99 tenders, followed by Germany with 28 and the UK with 14 tenders.

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Solar is top technology area for tenders in Q4 2020

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with 61 tenders and a 44.5% share, followed by thermal with 23 tenders and a 16.8% share and wind with 21 tenders and a 15.3% 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 Q4 2020, with 87 tenders, followed by T&D Project (72) and Power Plant (69).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 120 tenders and a 41.4% share
  2. Project Implementation: 109 tenders and a 37.6% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 27 tenders and a 9.3% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: 16 tenders and a 5.5% share
  5. Electricity Supply: nine tenders and a 3.1% share
  6. Others: seven tenders and a 2.4% share
  7. Power Purchase Agreement: two tenders and a 0.7% share.

Power tenders in Q4 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Ministry for the Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge (Spain): 6,100MW from two tenders
  2. Ministere de l’Environnement, de l’Energie et de la Mer (France): 680MW from one tender
  3. UK Power Networks Holdings (United Kingdom): 250MW 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.

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