Middle East and Africa Solar technology tenders activity drops 23% in Q4 2019

25 January 2020 (Last Updated January 21st, 2020 07:41)

Middle East and Africa Solar technology tenders activity drops 23% in Q4 2019
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Middle East and Africa solar technology tenders in Q4 2019 saw 24 tenders announced, marking a drop of 23% over the last four-quarter average of 31, 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 15 tenders and a 62.5% share
  2. Consulting & Similar Services: seven tenders and a 29.2% share
  3. Supply & Erection: two tenders and an 8.3% share.

Namibia tops Middle East and Africa solar power tenders activity

Namibia was the top country in the Middle East and Africa region for solar technology tenders recorded in Q4 2019 with three tenders and a 12.5% share, followed by Yemen with two tenders and an 8.3% share and Iraq with two tenders and an 8.3% share.

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Middle East and Africa solar technology tenders in Q4 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. Government of Iraq (Iraq): 750MW from one tender
  2. West African Power pool (Benin): 240MW from one tender
  3. Electricidade De Mozambique, E.P (Mozambique): 80MW 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.