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August 20, 2021

Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for July 2021 up 32%

Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in July 2021 saw 178 tenders announced, marking a rise of 32% over the last 12-month average of 135, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders in July 2021: South Africa leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, South Africa led the activity in July 2021 with 112 tenders and a share of 62.9%, up 13.1% over the previous month and up 84% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by Namibia with nine tenders and a share of 5.1% and Jordan with six tenders and a share of 3.4% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, South Africa held the top spot with 61 tenders, followed by Kenya with ten and Oman with five tenders.

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Solar is top technology area for tenders in July 2021

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with 29 tenders and a 56.9% share, followed by thermal with 18 tenders and a 35.3% share and hydro with two tenders and a 3.9% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment in Middle East and Africa as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment in July 2021, with 108 tenders, followed by Power Plant (26) and T&D Project (21).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 116 tenders and a 65.2% share
  2. Project Implementation: 32 tenders and an 18% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 19 tenders and a 10.7% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: ten tenders and a 5.6% share
  5. Electricity Supply: one tender and a 0.6% share.

Power tenders in July 2021: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. The Islamic Charity Center Society: 950MW from one tender
  2. Arise IIP: 390MW from one tender
  3. Tanzania Electric Supply (Tanzania): 185MW 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.

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