Middle East and Africa Solar technology tenders activity drops 25% in Q2 2019

27 August 2019 (Last Updated August 27th, 2019 06:46)

Middle East and Africa Solar technology tenders activity drops 25% in Q2 2019

Middle East and Africa solar technology tenders in Q2 2019 saw 27 tenders announced, marking a drop of 25% over the last four-quarter average of 36, according to GlobalData's power industry tenders database.

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

  1. Project Implementation with 19 tenders and a 70.4% share
  2. Consulting & Similar Services: five tenders and an 18.5% share
  3. Supply & Erection: two tenders and a 7.4% share
  4. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: one tender and a 3.7% share.

Nigeria tops Middle East and Africa solar power tenders activity

Nigeria was the top country in the Middle East and Africa region for solar technology tenders recorded in Q2 2019 with three tenders and an 11.1% share, followed by the United Arab Emirates with three tenders and an 11.1% share and Swaziland with two tenders and a 7.4% share.

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Middle East and Africa solar technology tenders in Q2 2019: Top companies 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): 2,000MW from one tender
  2. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (United Arab Emirates): 900MW from one tender
  3. Ministry of Electricity, Iraq (Iraq): 755MW 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.