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October 11, 2019

Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for September 2019 down 16%

Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in September 2019 saw 122 tenders announced, marking a drop of 16% over the last 12-month average of 145, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders in September 2019: Oman leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, Oman led the activity in September 2019 with 34 tenders and a share of 27.9%, up 20.6% over the previous month and up 113% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by South Africa with 32 tenders and a share of 26.2% and Nigeria with seven tenders and a share of 5.7% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, South Africa held the top spot with 50 tenders, followed by Oman with 16 and Saudi Arabia with seven tenders.

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Thermal is top technology area for tenders in September 2019

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 17 tenders and a 60.7% share, followed by solar with nine tenders and a 32.1% share and hydro with one tender and a 3.6% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment in Middle East and Africa as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Project was the most popular segment in September 2019, with 57 tenders, followed by T&D Equipment (36) and Generation Equipment (17).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 48 tenders and a 39.3% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 44 tenders and a 36.1% share
  3. Project Implementation: 29 tenders and a 23.8% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: one tender and a 0.8% share.

Power tenders in September 2019: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe: 286.7MW from one tender
  2. Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission (Syria): 171MW from four tenders
  3. NamPower (Namibia): 20MW 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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