Middle East and Africa power plant tenders activity up 14% in Q3 2020

21 October 2020 (Last Updated October 21st, 2020 04:41)

Middle East and Africa power plant tenders activity up 14% in Q3 2020

There were 41 power plant tenders announced in the Middle East and Africa region in Q3 2020, marking a rise of 14% over the last 12-month average of 36, 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 2020 with 77 tenders and a 31% share, followed by T&D Project with 65 tenders and a 26.2% share and Generation Equipment with 47 tenders and a 19% share during the quarter.

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

  1. Project Implementation: 27 tenders and a 65.9% share
  2. Consulting & Similar Services: 11 tenders and a 26.8% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: three tenders and a 7.3% share.

Solar is top technology for Middle East and Africa power plant tenders in Q3 2020

Looking at power plant tenders by the type of technology in the Middle East and Africa region, solar accounted for 30 tenders with a 63.8% share, followed by biopower with five tenders and a 10.6% share and thermal with four tenders and an 8.5% share.

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Middle East and Africa power plant tenders in Q3 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. Department of Mineral Resources and Energy: 2,000MW from one tender
  2. Oman Power and Water Procurement (Oman) and The World Bank Group (United States): 1,000MW from one tender
  3. Electricity Development (Cameroon): 72MW 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.