Asia-Pacific Solar technology tenders activity drops 4% in Q4 2020

12 January 2021 (Last Updated January 12th, 2021 05:52)

Asia-Pacific Solar technology tenders activity drops 4% in Q4 2020

Asia-Pacific solar technology tenders in Q4 2020 saw 205 tenders announced, marking a drop of 4% over the last four-quarter average of 213, according to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database.

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

  1. Project Implementation with 157 tenders and a 76.6% share
  2. Consulting & Similar Services: 20 tenders and a 9.8% share
  3. Supply & Erection: 17 tenders and an 8.3% share
  4. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 11 tenders and a 5.4% share.

India tops Asia-Pacific solar power tenders activity

India was the top country in the Asia-Pacific region for solar technology tenders recorded in Q4 2020 with 147 tenders and a 71.7% share, followed by Australia with 13 tenders and a 6.3% share and Nepal with 13 tenders and a 6.3% share.

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Asia-Pacific solar technology tenders in Q4 2020: Top issuers by capacity

The top issuers of tenders for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in Asia-Pacific were:

  1. Andhra Pradesh Green Energy: 8,500MW from one tender
  2. Bangalore Electricity Supply (India): 1,060MW from one tender
  3. Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (India): 250MW capacity from three tenders.

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.