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November 18, 2019

North America electricity procurement contracts activity down 12% in Q3 2019

There were 52 electricity procurement contracts announced in the North America region in Q3 2019, marking a drop of 12% over the last 12-month average of 59, according to GlobalData’s power industry contracts database.

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Electricity Procurement stood at first place when compared with other power tender categories in the North America region in Q3 2019 with 52 contracts and a 34% share, followed by Generation Equipment with 44 contracts and a 28.8% share and Power Plant with 33 contracts and a 21.6% share during the quarter.

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

  1. Power Purchase Agreement: 49 contracts and a 94.2% share
  2. Electricity Supply: three contracts and a 5.8% share.

Solar is top technology for North America electricity procurement contracts in Q3 2019

Looking at electricity procurement contracts by the type of technology in the North America region, solar accounted for 33 contracts with a 57.9% share, followed by wind with 22 contracts and a 38.6% share and biopower with one contract and a 1.8% share.

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North America electricity procurement contracts in Q3 2019: Top companies by capacity

The top issuers of electricity procurement contracts for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in North America were:

  1. Monterey Bay Community Power (United States): 1,000MW from one contract
  2. AT&T (United States): 960MW from two contracts
  3. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (United States): 375MW capacity from one contract.

North America electricity procurement contracts in Q3 2019: Top winners by capacity

The top winners of contracts for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in North America were:

  1. Castle Wind (United States): 1,000MW from one contract
  2. Invenergy (United States): 800MW from one contract
  3. 8minute Solar Energy (United States): 400MW 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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