Middle East and Africa power industry tenders in Q2 2021: Total volume change revealed
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Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for Q2 2021 up 104%

29 Jul 2021

Power industry tenders in Middle East and Africa for Q2 2021 up 104%
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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders activity in Q2 2021 saw 577 tenders announced, marking a rise of 104% over the last four-quarter average of 283, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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Middle East and Africa power industry tenders in Q2 2021: South Africa leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, South Africa led the activity in Q2 2021 with 303 tenders and a share of 52.5%, up 6.9% over the previous quarter and up 173% when compared with the last four-quarter average, followed by Kenya with 45 tenders and a share of 7.8% and Tanzania with 22 tenders and a share of 3.8% during the quarter.

Looking at the last four-quarter average, South Africa held the top spot with 111 tenders, followed by Kenya with 21 and Oman with 12 tenders.

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Solar is top technology area for tenders in Q2 2021

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with 84 tenders and a 49.4% share, followed by thermal with 71 tenders and a 41.8% share and hydro with nine tenders and a 5.3% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment in Middle East and Africa power tenders activity during Q2 2021, with 309 tenders, followed by T&D Project (90) and Generation Equipment (82).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 369 tenders and a 64% share
  2. Project Implementation: 122 tenders and a 21.1% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 61 tenders and a 10.6% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: 23 tenders and a 4% share
  5. Electricity Supply: one tender and a 0.2% share
  6. Power Purchase Agreement: one tender and a 0.2% share.

Power tenders in Q2 2021: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (Kuwait): 3,000MW from one tender
  2. Ministry of Electricity and Water (Kuwait): 2,400MW from one tender
  3. Government of Algeria: 1,000MW 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.