Power industry tenders activity in July 2020 saw 808 tenders announced, marking a drop of 8% over the last 12-month average of 879, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Power industry tenders in July 2020: Asia-Pacific leads global activity

On comparing tenders activity in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position with 406 tenders and a share of 50.2% during July 2020, followed by North America with 232 tenders and a 28.7% share and Europe with 89 tenders and an 11% share.

In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with 60 tenders and a 7.4% share and in fifth place was South and Central America with 21 tenders and a 2.6% share.

On the basis of the last 12-month average, Asia-Pacific held a lead over others with 545 tenders, followed by North America with 148.

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Thermal tops by technology in July 2020

Looking at tenders by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 150 tenders and a 46.2% share, followed by solar with 129 tenders and a 39.7% share and hydro with 23 tenders and a 7.1% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment during July 2020, with 276 tenders, followed by T&D Project (209) and Generation Equipment (151).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 354 tenders and a 43.8% share
  2. Project Implementation: 268 tenders and a 33.2% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 139 tenders and a 17.2% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: 29 tenders and a 3.6% share
  5. Electricity Supply: ten tenders and a 1.2% share
  6. Power Purchase Agreement: seven tenders and a 0.9% share
  7. Others: one tender and a 0.1% share.

Power tenders in July 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. NSW Coalition State Government: 8,000MW from one tender
  2. PacifiCorp (United States): 4,300MW from one tender
  3. New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (United States): 4,000MW 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.