Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for October 2019 down 22%

17 November 2019 (Last Updated November 19th, 2019 06:31)

Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for October 2019 down 22%
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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in October 2019 saw 111 tenders announced, marking a drop of 22% over the last 12-month average of 142, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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

Looking at tenders by country, Oman led the activity in October 2019 with 30 tenders and a share of 27%, up 2.9% over the previous month and up 67% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by South Africa with 24 tenders and a share of 21.6% and Saudi Arabia with eight tenders and a share of 7.2% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, South Africa held the top spot with 49 tenders, followed by Oman with 18 and Saudi Arabia with seven tenders.

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Thermal is top technology area for tenders in October 2019

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 16 tenders and a 55.2% share, followed by solar with 11 tenders and a 37.9% share and hydro with two tenders and a 6.9% 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 October 2019, with 41 tenders, followed by T&D Equipment (39) and Generation Equipment (14).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 52 tenders and a 46.8% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 32 tenders and a 28.8% share
  3. Project Implementation: 20 tenders and an 18% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: six tenders and a 5.4% share
  5. Electricity Supply: one tender and a 0.9% share.

Power tenders in October 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. West African Power pool (Benin): 240MW from one tender
  2. Electricidade De Mozambique, E.P (Mozambique): 80MW from one tender
  3. National Electricity Company of Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso): 51MW 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.