North America energy storage tenders activity down 15% in Q3 2020

3 November 2020 (Last Updated November 3rd, 2020 07:12)

North America energy storage tenders activity down 15% in Q3 2020

There were 35 energy storage tenders announced in the North America region in Q3 2020, marking a drop of 15% over the last 12-month average of 41, 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 Q3 2020 with 318 tenders and a 42.7% share, followed by Generation Equipment with 307 tenders and a 41.3% share and Power Plant with 44 tenders and a 5.9% share during the quarter.

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 23 tenders and a 65.7% share
  2. Power Purchase Agreement: five tenders and a 14.3% share
  3. Project Implementation: four tenders and an 11.4% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: three tenders and an 8.6% share.

Solar is top technology for North America energy storage tenders in Q3 2020

Looking at energy storage tenders by the type of technology in the North America region, solar accounted for ten tenders with a 58.8% share, followed by wind with four tenders and a 23.5% share and biopower with one tender and a 5.9% share.

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North America energy storage tenders in Q3 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. PacifiCorp (United States): 4,300MW from one tender
  2. New York Power Authority (United States): 2.25MW from one tender
  3. Los Angeles County (United States): 1.7MW 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.