Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for February 2020 down 72%

16 March 2020 (Last Updated March 16th, 2020 07:14)

Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for February 2020 down 72%

Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in February 2020 saw 37 tenders announced, marking a drop of 72% over the last 12-month average of 133, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders in February 2020: Iraq leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, Iraq led the activity in February 2020 with six tenders and a share of 16.2%, a flat growth over the previous month and flat growth when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by South Africa with six tenders and a share of 16.2% and Oman with four tenders and a share of 10.8% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, South Africa held the top spot with 44 tenders, followed by Oman with 21 and Iraq with six tenders.

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Solar is top technology area for tenders in February 2020

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with nine tenders and a 52.9% share, followed by thermal with six tenders and a 35.3% share and hydro with two tenders and an 11.8% 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 February 2020, with 12 tenders, followed by T&D Equipment (9) and Power Plant (9).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 13 tenders and a 35.1% share
  2. Project Implementation: 11 tenders and a 29.7% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: eight tenders and a 21.6% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: five tenders and a 13.5% share.

Power tenders in February 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. Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission (Syria): 4MW from one tender
  2. Germany Trade & Invest (Germany): 0.01MW 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.