Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for November 2019 down 23%

13 December 2019 (Last Updated December 13th, 2019 06:38)

Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for November 2019 down 23%
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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in November 2019 saw 109 tenders announced, marking a drop of 23% over the last 12-month average of 141, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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

Looking at tenders by country, South Africa led the activity in November 2019 with 26 tenders and a share of 23.9%, up 2.6% over the previous month and down 46% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by Iraq with 23 tenders and a share of 21.1% and Oman with 20 tenders and a share of 18.3% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, South Africa held the top spot with 48 tenders, followed by Oman with 20 and Saudi Arabia with seven tenders.

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Thermal is top technology area for tenders in November 2019

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with ten tenders and a 47.6% share, followed by solar with six tenders and a 28.6% share and hydro with two tenders and a 9.5% 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 November 2019, with 49 tenders, followed by T&D Equipment (37) and Generation Equipment (11).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 47 tenders and a 43.1% share
  2. Project Implementation: 31 tenders and a 28.4% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 26 tenders and a 23.9% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: five tenders and a 4.6% share.

Power tenders in November 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. Kenya Electricity Generating (Kenya): 140MW from one tender
  2. NamPower (Namibia): 40MW from two 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.