Power industry tenders in North America for Q1 2020 up 19%

26 April 2020 (Last Updated April 21st, 2020 16:30)

Power industry tenders in North America for Q1 2020 up 19%

North America power industry tenders activity in Q1 2020 saw 498 tenders announced, marking a rise of 19% over the last four-quarter average of 420, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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North America power industry tenders in Q1 2020: The US leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, the US led the activity in Q1 2020 with 393 tenders and a share of 78.9%, up 0.2% over the previous quarter and up 26% when compared with the last four-quarter average, followed by Canada with 105 tenders and a share of 21.1%.

Looking at the last four-quarter average, the US held the top spot with 311 tenders, followed by Canada with 108.

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Thermal is top technology area for tenders in Q1 2020

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 150 tenders and a 70.4% share, followed by solar with 44 tenders and a 20.7% share and wind with 11 tenders and a 5.2% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment in North America power tenders activity during Q1 2020, with 250 tenders, followed by Generation Equipment (159) and Energy Storage (44).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 370 tenders and a 74.3% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 70 tenders and a 14.1% share
  3. Project Implementation: 42 tenders and an 8.4% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: ten tenders and a 2% share
  5. Power Purchase Agreement: four tenders and a 0.8% share
  6. Electricity Supply: two tenders and a 0.4% share.

Power tenders in Q1 2020: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (United States): 6,400MW from five tenders
  2. CPS Energy (United States): 1,450MW from one tender
  3. New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (United States): 1,000MW 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.