Power industry tenders activity in December 2021 saw 582 tenders announced, marking a drop of 21% over the last 12-month average of 738, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Power industry tenders in December 2021: North America leads global activity

On comparing tenders activity in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position with 226 tenders and a share of 38.8% during December 2021, followed by Asia-Pacific with 161 tenders and a 27.7% share and Europe with 94 tenders and a 16.2% share.

In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with 75 tenders and a 12.9% share and in fifth place was South and Central America with 26 tenders and a 4.5% share.

On the basis of the last 12-month average, North America held a lead over others with 229 tenders, followed by Middle East and Africa with 184.

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Thermal tops by technology in December 2021

Looking at tenders by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 130 tenders and a 53.7% share, followed by solar with 80 tenders and a 33.1% share and hydro with 15 tenders and a 6.2% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment during December 2021, with 228 tenders, followed by Generation Equipment (139) and T&D Project (84).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 352 tenders and a 60.5% share
  2. Project Implementation: 126 tenders and a 21.6% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 62 tenders and a 10.7% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: 19 tenders and a 3.3% share
  5. Electricity Supply: 17 tenders and a 2.9% share
  6. Power Purchase Agreement: five tenders and a 0.9% share
  7. Others: one tender and a 0.2% share.

Power tenders in December 2021: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. VIK AD Lovech: 6,950MW from one tender
  2. Greenko MP01 IREP Private: 1,440MW from one tender
  3. Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution (India): 1,142MW capacity from three tenders.

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.