Middle East and Africa power industry contracts activity in September 2021 saw 29 contracts announced, marking a drop of 15% over the last 12-month average of 34, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Middle East and Africa power industry contracts in September 2021: Saudi Arabia leads activity

Looking at contracts by country, Saudi Arabia led the activity in September 2021 with five contracts and a share of 17.2%, up 2.9% over the previous month and flat growth when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by the United Arab Emirates with three contracts and a share of 10.3% and Egypt with three contracts and a share of 10.3% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, Saudi Arabia held the top spot with five contracts, followed by the United Arab Emirates with three and Egypt with two contracts.

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Solar is top technology area for contracts in September 2021

Looking at contracts divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with nine contracts and a 56.3% share, followed by thermal with four contracts and a 25% share and wind with two contracts and a 12.5% share.

Looking at power industry contracts divided by segment in Middle East and Africa as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Project was the most popular segment in September 2021, with ten contracts, followed by Power Plant (8) and T&D Equipment (6).

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

  1. Project Implementation: 14 contracts and a 48.3% share
  2. Supply & Erection: nine contracts and a 31% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: two contracts and a 6.9% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: two contracts and a 6.9% share
  5. Power Purchase Agreement: two contracts and a 6.9% share.

Power contracts in September 2021: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. LPC Lufubu Power (Zambia): 163MW from one contract
  2. Societe d’Electricite et d’Eau du Gabon (Gabon) and Government Of Gabon (Gabon): 120MW from one contract
  3. EDF Renewables Israel (Israel): 60MW capacity from one contract.

Power contracts in September 2021: Top winners by capacity

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

  1. TotalEnergies (France): 1,000MW from one contract
  2. Sinohydro Bureau 11 (China): 163MW from one contract
  3. Wartsila (Finland) and Gabon Power (Gabon): 120MW capacity from one contract.

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.