North America energy storage tenders activity up 13% in Q1 2020

14 May 2020 (Last Updated May 14th, 2020 14:36)
North America energy storage tenders activity up 13% in Q1 2020

There were 44 energy storage tenders announced in the North America region in Q1 2020, marking a rise of 13% over the last 12-month average of 39, 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 North America region in Q1 2020 with 250 tenders and a 48.6% share, followed by Generation Equipment with 159 tenders and a 30.9% share and Energy Storage with 44 tenders and an 8.6% share during the quarter.

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 34 tenders and a 77.3% share
  2. Project Implementation: six tenders and a 13.6% share
  3. Consulting & Similar Services: two tenders and a 4.5% share
  4. Power Purchase Agreement: two tenders and a 4.5% share.

Solar is top technology for North America energy storage tenders in Q1 2020

Looking at energy storage tenders by the type of technology in the North America region, solar accounted for nine tenders with a 52.9% share, followed by wind with two tenders and an 11.8% share and biopower with two tenders and an 11.8% share.

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North America energy storage tenders in Q1 2020: Top companies by capacity

The top issuers of energy storage tenders for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in North America were:

  1. CPS Energy (United States): 1,450MW from one tender
  2. Appalachian Power (United States) and Tennessee Valley Authority (United States): 200MW from one tender
  3. Alternative Resource Energy Authority (Canada): 6.5MW 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.