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June 21, 2021

Smart grid tenders up 52% in May 2021

By Amit Sharma

Smart grid tenders in May 2021 saw 35 tenders announced, marking a rise of 52% over the last 12-month average of 23, according to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database.

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 25 tenders and a 71.4% share
  2. Project Implementation: six tenders and a 17.1% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: four tenders and an 11.4% share.

Europe leads smart grid activity in May 2021

Comparing tenders activity in smart grid segment in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position with 13 tenders and a share of 37.1% during May 2021, followed by North America with 11 tenders and a 31.4% share and Middle East and Africa with six tenders and a 17.1% share.

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Solar is leading technology for smart grid tenders in May 2021

Among the technologies, solar accounted for six tenders with an 85.7% share, followed by thermal with one tender and a 14.3% share.

Smart grid tenders in May 2021: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (United States): 0.08MW from one tender
  2. Ministry of Infrastructure and Meteorological Services of the Fiji Government: 0.07MW from one tender
  3. Guyana Energy Agency (Guyana): 0.05MW 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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