Middle East and Africa power plant tenders activity down 36% in Q3 2019

2 December 2019 (Last Updated December 2nd, 2019 09:53)

Middle East and Africa power plant tenders activity down 36% in Q3 2019

There were 29 power plant tenders announced in the Middle East and Africa region in Q3 2019, marking a drop of 36% over the last 12-month average of 45, according to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database.

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T&D Equipment stood at first place when compared with other power tender categories in the Middle East and Africa region in Q3 2019 with 255 tenders and a 49.4% share, followed by T&D Project with 165 tenders and a 32% share and Generation Equipment with 42 tenders and an 8.1% share during the quarter.

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

  1. Project Implementation: 24 tenders and an 82.8% share
  2. Consulting & Similar Services: four tenders and a 13.8% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: one tender and a 3.4% share.

Solar is top technology for Middle East and Africa power plant tenders in Q3 2019

Looking at power plant tenders by the type of technology in the Middle East and Africa region, solar accounted for 25 tenders with a 78.1% share, followed by thermal with three tenders and a 9.4% share and hydro with three tenders and a 9.4% share.

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Middle East and Africa power plant tenders in Q3 2019: Top companies 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. Emirates Water and Electricity (United Arab Emirates): 2,000MW from one tender
  2. Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon (Lebanon): 1,500MW from one tender
  3. Oman Power and Water Procurement (Oman): 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.