North America power industry tenders activity in September 2021 saw 232 tenders announced, marking a rise of 1% over the last 12-month average of 229, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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North America power industry tenders in September 2021: The US leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, the US led the activity in September 2021 with 185 tenders and a share of 79.7%, down 7.4% over the previous month and flat growth when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by Canada with 46 tenders and a share of 19.8% and Puerto Rico with one tender and a share of 0.4% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, the US held the top spot with 185 tenders, followed by Canada with 43.

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Thermal is top technology area for tenders in September 2021

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 84 tenders and an 84% share, followed by solar with 13 tenders and a 13% share and hydro with two tenders and a 2% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment in North America as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment in September 2021, with 100 tenders, followed by Generation Equipment (86) and Energy Storage (17).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 173 tenders and a 74.6% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 39 tenders and a 16.8% share
  3. Project Implementation: 13 tenders and a 5.6% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: four tenders and a 1.7% share
  5. Power Purchase Agreement: two tenders and a 0.9% share
  6. Electricity Supply: one tender and a 0.4% share.

Power tenders in September 2021: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. Public Service Company of Oklahoma (United States): 3,950MW from two tenders
  2. The University of British Columbia (Canada): 1MW from one tender
  3. Halifax Regional Municipality: 0.01MW 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.