Middle East and Africa power plant tenders activity down 23% in Q2 2020

18 August 2020 (Last Updated August 18th, 2020 06:03)

Middle East and Africa power plant tenders activity down 23% in Q2 2020

There were 30 power plant tenders announced in the Middle East and Africa region in Q2 2020, marking a drop of 23% over the last 12-month average of 39, according to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database.

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Power Plant stood at first place when compared with other power tender categories in the Middle East and Africa region in Q2 2020 with 30 tenders and a 33.3% share, followed by T&D Project with 23 tenders and a 25.6% share and T&D Equipment with 19 tenders and a 21.1% share during the quarter.

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

  1. Project Implementation: 17 tenders and a 56.7% share
  2. Consulting & Similar Services: seven tenders and a 23.3% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: six tenders and a 20% share.

Solar is top technology for Middle East and Africa power plant tenders in Q2 2020

Looking at power plant tenders by the type of technology in the Middle East and Africa region, solar accounted for 17 tenders with a 54.8% share, followed by thermal with six tenders and a 19.4% share and hydro with six tenders and a 19.4% share.

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Middle East and Africa power plant tenders in Q2 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Ministry of Energy, Algeria: 4,000MW from one tender
  2. Renewable Energy Project Development Office (Saudi Arabia): 1,000MW from one tender
  3. Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission & Distribution (Zimbabwe): 500MW 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.