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October 21, 2020

Global power industry tenders for September 2020 up 1%

Power industry tenders activity in September 2020 saw 865 tenders announced, marking a rise of 1% over the last 12-month average of 853, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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

On comparing tenders activity in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position with 396 tenders and a share of 45.8% during September 2020, followed by North America with 249 tenders and a 28.8% share and Europe with 116 tenders and a 13.4% share.

In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with 73 tenders and an 8.4% share and in fifth place was South and Central America with 31 tenders and a 3.6% share.

On the basis of the last 12-month average, Asia-Pacific held a lead over others with 501 tenders, followed by North America with 175.

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Thermal tops by technology in September 2020

Looking at tenders by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 165 tenders and a 46.1% share, followed by solar with 144 tenders and a 40.2% share and wind with 19 tenders and a 5.3% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment during September 2020, with 356 tenders, followed by Generation Equipment (175) and T&D Project (166).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 444 tenders and a 51.3% share
  2. Project Implementation: 215 tenders and a 24.9% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 149 tenders and a 17.2% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: 46 tenders and a 5.3% share
  5. Power Purchase Agreement: eight tenders and a 0.9% share
  6. Electricity Supply: three tenders and a 0.3% share.

Power tenders in September 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Bundesnetzagentur (Germany): 18,800MW from one tender
  2. National Energy Regulator of South Africa (South Africa): 12,000MW from one tender
  3. The World Bank Group (United States) and Energinet Eltransmission (Denmark): 1,000MW 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.

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