North America power industry tenders activity in December 2020 saw 182 tenders announced, marking a drop of 13% over the last 12-month average of 210, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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North America power industry tenders in December 2020: The US leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, the US led the activity in December 2020 with 155 tenders and a share of 85.2%, up 6.5% over the previous month and down 11% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by Canada with 27 tenders and a share of 14.8%.

Looking at the last 12-month average, the US held the top spot with 175 tenders, followed by Canada with 34.

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Thermal is top technology area for tenders in December 2020

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 71 tenders and a 79.8% share, followed by solar with 17 tenders and a 19.1% share and hydro with one tender and a 1.1% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment in North America as tracked by GlobalData, Generation Equipment was the most popular segment in December 2020, with 73 tenders, followed by T&D Equipment (73) and Power Plant (15).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 123 tenders and a 67.6% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 41 tenders and a 22.5% share
  3. Project Implementation: 15 tenders and an 8.2% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: two tenders and a 1.1% share
  5. Power Purchase Agreement: one tender and a 0.5% share.

Power tenders in December 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Lafayette Utilities System (United States): 300MW from one tender
  2. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (United States): 12.3MW from one tender
  3. City of LIncoln (United States): 0.02MW 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.