Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for July 2019 up 43%

9 August 2019 (Last Updated August 9th, 2019 06:53)

Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for July 2019 up 43%
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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in July 2019 saw 182 tenders announced, marking a rise of 43% over the last 12-month average of 127, according to GlobalData's power database.

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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders in July 2019: South Africa leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, South Africa led the activity in July 2019 with 75 tenders and a share of 41.2%, up 8.5% over the previous month and up 92% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by Oman with 35 tenders and a share of 19.2% and Namibia with 13 tenders and a share of 7.1% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, South Africa held the top spot with 39 tenders, followed by Oman with 12 and Saudi Arabia with seven tenders.

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Thermal is top technology area for tenders in July 2019

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 12 tenders and a 44.4% share, followed by solar with 11 tenders and a 40.7% share and hydro with three tenders and an 11.1% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment in Middle East and Africa as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment in July 2019, with 87 tenders, followed by T&D Project (62) and Generation Equipment (15).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 102 tenders and a 56% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 40 tenders and a 22% share
  3. Project Implementation: 34 tenders and an 18.7% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: six tenders and a 3.3% share.

Power tenders in July 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. Emirates Water and Electricity (United Arab Emirates): 2,000MW from one tender
  2. Oman Power and Water Procurement (Oman): 1,000MW from one tender
  3. Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Morocco): 230MW 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.