Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for November 2020 up 32%

10 December 2020 (Last Updated December 10th, 2020 11:52)

Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for November 2020 up 32%
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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in November 2020 saw 83 tenders announced, marking a rise of 32% over the last 12-month average of 63, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders in November 2020: South Africa leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, South Africa led the activity in November 2020 with 28 tenders and a share of 33.7%, down 7.7% over the previous month and up 65% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by Kenya with 12 tenders and a share of 14.5% and Uganda with six tenders and a share of 7.2% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, South Africa held the top spot with 17 tenders, followed by Oman with six and Iraq with five tenders.

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Solar is top technology area for tenders in November 2020

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with 38 tenders and a 67.9% share, followed by thermal with 14 tenders and a 25% share and hydro with three tenders and a 5.4% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment in Middle East and Africa as tracked by GlobalData, Power Plant was the most popular segment in November 2020, with 31 tenders, followed by Generation Equipment (23) and T&D Equipment (23).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 40 tenders and a 48.2% share
  2. Project Implementation: 28 tenders and a 33.7% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: eight tenders and a 9.6% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: seven tenders and an 8.4% share.

Power tenders in November 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. DT Global and The Office of Civil Aviation and Airports: 5MW from one tender
  2. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Switzerland): 1.9MW from four tenders
  3. Eswatini Civil Aviation Authority: 0.85MW 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.