Power industry tenders activity in November 2019 saw 928 tenders announced, marking a drop of 7% over the last 12-month average of 996, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Power industry tenders in November 2019: Asia-Pacific leads global activity

On comparing tenders activity in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position with 617 tenders and a share of 66.5% during November 2019, followed by North America with 112 tenders and a 12.1% share and Middle East and Africa with 109 tenders and an 11.7% share.

In fourth place was Europe with 85 tenders and a 9.2% share and in fifth place was South and Central America with five tenders and a 0.5% share.

On the basis of the last 12-month average, Asia-Pacific held a lead over others with 620 tenders, followed by Middle East and Africa with 141.

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Thermal tops by technology in November 2019

Looking at tenders by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 166 tenders and a 58.7% share, followed by solar with 80 tenders and a 28.3% share and hydro with 13 tenders and a 4.6% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Project was the most popular segment during November 2019, with 438 tenders, followed by T&D Equipment (203) and Generation Equipment (177).

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

  1. Project Implementation: 397 tenders and a 42.8% share
  2. Supply & Erection: 317 tenders and a 34.2% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 182 tenders and a 19.6% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: 20 tenders and a 2.2% share
  5. Power Purchase Agreement: seven tenders and a 0.8% share
  6. Electricity Supply: five tenders and a 0.5% share.

Power tenders in November 2019: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Turkey (Turkey): 1,000MW from one tender
  2. Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution (India) and Basin Electric Power Coop (United States): 500MW from one tender
  3. Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization (Pakistan): 300MW 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.