Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for December 2019 down 37%

13 January 2020 (Last Updated January 13th, 2020 09:18)

Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for December 2019 down 37%

Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in December 2019 saw 88 tenders announced, marking a drop of 37% over the last 12-month average of 140, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders in December 2019: Oman leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, Oman led the activity in December 2019 with 20 tenders and a share of 22.7%, up 5.3% over the previous month and down 5% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by Iraq with 15 tenders and a share of 17% and South Africa with 13 tenders and a share of 14.8% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, South Africa held the top spot with 48 tenders, followed by Oman with 21 and Saudi Arabia with six tenders.

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Thermal is top technology area for tenders in December 2019

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with eight tenders and a 53.3% share, followed by solar with six tenders and a 40% share and wind with one tender and a 6.7% 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 December 2019, with 47 tenders, followed by T&D Equipment (25) and Smart Grid (11).

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

  1. Project Implementation: 32 tenders and a 36.4% share
  2. Supply & Erection: 31 tenders and a 35.2% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 24 tenders and a 27.3% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: one tender and a 1.1% share.

Power tenders in December 2019: 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. Germany Trade & Invest (Germany): 37.5MW from one tender
  2. National Water and Electricity (Gambia): 20MW 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.