Thermal technology tenders activity in Q2 2021 saw 409 tenders announced, marking a drop of 10% over the last four-quarter average of 452, according to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database.

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Oil was the top category in thermal technology in terms of number of tenders for the quarter, accounting for 359 tenders and an 86.5% share, followed by Gas with 34 tenders and an 8.2% share. Coal stood in third place with 22 tenders and a 5.3% share.

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Looking at global power tenders activity divided by the type of technology, thermal held the top position in terms of number of tenders during Q2 2021 with a 44.6% share.

The proportion of tenders by category in the Thermal technology tracked by GlobalData in the quarter was as follows:

  1. Supply & Erection: 252 tenders and a 61.6% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 140 tenders and a 34.2% share
  3. Project Implementation: nine tenders and a 2.2% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: six tenders and a 1.5% share
  5. Power Purchase Agreement: two tenders and a 0.5% share.

North America leads thermal tenders activity in Q2 2021

Comparing tenders activity in thermal technology in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position with 223 tenders and a share of 54.5% during Q2 2021, followed by Asia-Pacific with 84 tenders and a 20.5% share and Middle East and Africa with 71 tenders and a 17.4% share.

In fourth place was Europe with 29 tenders and a 7.1% share and in fifth place was South and Central America with two tenders and a 0.5% share.

Thermal technology tenders in Q2 2021: Top issuers by capacity

The top issuers of tenders in Thermal technology for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved were:

  1. Ministry of Electricity and Water (Kuwait): 2,400MW from one tender
  2. Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Thailand): 700MW from one tender
  3. NamPower (Namibia): 50MW 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.