Power industry contracts in September 2021: Exclusive analysis
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Global power industry contracts in September 2021: Solar technology down 33%

26 Oct 2021

Global power industry contracts in September 2021: Solar technology down 33%

Solar technology contracts activity in September 2021 saw 115 contracts announced, marking a drop of 33% over the last 12-month average of 172, according to GlobalData’s power industry contracts database.

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Looking at global power contracts activity divided by the type of technology, solar held the second position in terms of number of contracts during September 2021 with a 39.2% share.

The proportion of contracts by category in the Solar technology tracked by GlobalData in the month was as follows:

  1. Project Implementation: 55 contracts and a 47.8% share
  2. Power Purchase Agreement: 29 contracts and a 25.2% share
  3. Supply & Erection: 22 contracts and a 19.1% share
  4. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: three contracts and a 2.6% share
  5. Consulting & Similar Services: three contracts and a 2.6% share
  6. Electricity Supply: three contracts and a 2.6% share.

Europe leads solar contracts activity in September 2021

Comparing contracts activity in solar technology in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position with 42 contracts and a share of 36.5% during September 2021, followed by Asia-Pacific with 32 contracts and a 27.8% share and North America with 26 contracts and a 22.6% share.

In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with nine contracts and a 7.8% share and in fifth place was South and Central America with six contracts and a 5.2% share.

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Solar technology contracts in September 2021: Top companies by capacity

The top issuers of contracts in Solar technology for the month in terms of power capacity involved were:

  1. Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution (India): 1,000MW from one contract
  2. AO ATC (Russia): 774.84MW from 18 contracts
  3. Salt River Project (United States): 400MW capacity from one contract.

Solar technology contracts in September 2021: Top winners by capacity

The top winners of contracts for the month in terms of power capacity involved were:

  1. Solar Energy Corporation of India (India) and TotalEnergies (France): 1,000MW from one contract
  2. Unigreen Power (Russia): 545MW from ten contracts
  3. Clenera (United States): 520MW 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.

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