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July 20, 2021

Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for June 2021 up 71%

By Amit Sharma

Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in June 2021 saw 203 tenders announced, marking a rise of 71% over the last 12-month average of 119, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders in June 2021: South Africa leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, South Africa led the activity in June 2021 with 103 tenders and a share of 50.7%, down 1.1% over the previous month and up 94% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by Kenya with 17 tenders and a share of 8.4% and Tanzania with nine tenders and a share of 4.4% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, South Africa held the top spot with 53 tenders, followed by Kenya with nine and Oman with five tenders.

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Thermal is top technology area for tenders in June 2021

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 30 tenders and a 50% share, followed by solar with 28 tenders and a 46.7% share and biopower with one tender and a 1.7% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment in Middle East and Africa as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment in June 2021, with 112 tenders, followed by Generation Equipment (36) and T&D Project (26).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 137 tenders and a 67.5% share
  2. Project Implementation: 36 tenders and a 17.7% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 22 tenders and a 10.8% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: eight tenders and a 3.9% share.

Power tenders in June 2021: Top issuers by capacity

The top issuers of tenders for the month in terms of power capacity involved in Middle East and Africa were:

  1. Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Ivory Coast (Ivory Coast): 60MW from one tender
  2. NamPower (Namibia): 50MW from one tender
  3. City of Windhoek: 25MW 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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