Middle East and Africa Solar technology tenders activity rises 21% in Q3 2020

26 October 2020 (Last Updated October 26th, 2020 03:48)

Middle East and Africa Solar technology tenders activity rises 21% in Q3 2020

Middle East and Africa solar technology tenders in Q3 2020 saw 35 tenders announced, marking a rise of 21% over the last four-quarter average of 29, 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 26 tenders and a 74.3% share
  2. Consulting & Similar Services: five tenders and a 14.3% share
  3. Supply & Erection: two tenders and a 5.7% share
  4. Power Purchase Agreement: one tender and a 2.9% share
  5. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: one tender and a 2.9% 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 Q3 2020 with four tenders and an 11.4% share, followed by South Africa with three tenders and an 8.6% share and Yemen with three tenders and an 8.6% share.

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Middle East and Africa solar technology tenders in Q3 2020: 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. National Energy Regulator of South Africa (South Africa): 12,000MW from one tender
  2. Oman Power and Water Procurement (Oman) and The World Bank Group (United States): 1,000MW from one tender
  3. Ministere de l’Energie des Mines et des Energies Renouvelables (Tunisia): 70MW 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.