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September 8, 2021

Power industry contracts in South and Central America for August 2021 up 11%

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South and Central America power industry contracts activity in August 2021 saw 20 contracts announced, marking a rise of 11% over the last 12-month average of 18, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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South and Central America power industry contracts in August 2021: Brazil leads activity

Looking at contracts by country, Brazil led the activity in August 2021 with six contracts and a share of 30%, down 25% over the previous month and down 25% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by Chile with four contracts and a share of 20% and Colombia with two contracts and a share of 10% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, Brazil held the top spot with eight contracts, followed by Chile with three and Colombia with one contract.

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Solar is top technology area for contracts in August 2021

Looking at contracts divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with eight contracts and a 36.4% share, followed by wind with six contracts and a 27.3% share and hydro with four contracts and an 18.2% share.

Looking at power industry contracts divided by segment in South and Central America as tracked by GlobalData, Generation Equipment was the most popular segment in August 2021, with eight contracts, followed by Electricity Procurement (5) and Energy Storage (3).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 11 contracts and a 55% share
  2. Power Purchase Agreement: five contracts and a 25% share
  3. Project Implementation: two contracts and a 10% share
  4. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: two contracts and a 10% share.

Power contracts in August 2021: Top companies by capacity

The top issuers of contracts for the month in terms of power capacity involved in South and Central America were:

  1. COPEL – Companhia Paranaense de Energia (Brazil): 137MW from one contract
  2. BRF (Brazil): 80MW from one contract
  3. Lima Airport Partners: 28.8MW capacity from one contract.

Power contracts in August 2021: Top winners by capacity

The top winners of contracts for the month in terms of power capacity involved in South and Central America were:

  1. Casa dos Ventos Energias Renovaveis (Brazil): 137MW from one contract
  2. AES Brasil Energia (Brazil): 80MW from one contract
  3. Engie Energia Peru (Peru): 28.8MW 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.

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