Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for April 2020 down 77%

12 May 2020 (Last Updated May 12th, 2020 14:49)

Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for April 2020 down 77%
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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in April 2020 saw 28 tenders announced, marking a drop of 77% over the last 12-month average of 121, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders in April 2020: Bahrain leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, Bahrain led the activity in April 2020 with four tenders and a share of 14.3%, up 10.8% over the previous month and up 33% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by Guinea with three tenders and a share of 10.7% and Morocco with two tenders and a share of 7.1% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, South Africa held the top spot with 38 tenders, followed by Oman with 21 and Iraq with seven tenders.

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Solar is top technology area for tenders in April 2020

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with three tenders and a 27.3% share, followed by thermal with three tenders and a 27.3% share and hydro with two tenders and an 18.2% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment in Middle East and Africa as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Project was the most popular segment in April 2020, with ten tenders, followed by Power Plant (7) and T&D Equipment (5).

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

  1. Project Implementation: nine tenders and a 32.1% share
  2. Supply & Erection: eight tenders and a 28.6% share
  3. Consulting & Similar Services: seven tenders and a 25% share
  4. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: four tenders and a 14.3% share.

Power tenders in April 2020: Top companies by capacity

The top issuers of tenders for the month in terms of power capacity involved in Middle East and Africa were:

  1. Renewable Energy Project Development Office (Saudi Arabia): 1,000MW from one tender
  2. Societe Beninoise d’Electricite et d’Eau (Benin): 120MW from one tender
  3. TM Geothermal Operations: 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.