Power industry tenders in North America for Q4 2019 down 11%

15 January 2020 (Last Updated January 14th, 2020 08:43)

Power industry tenders in North America for Q4 2019 down 11%

North America power industry tenders activity in Q4 2019 saw 371 tenders announced, marking a drop of 11% over the last four-quarter average of 418, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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North America power industry tenders in Q4 2019: The US leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, the US led the activity in Q4 2019 with 296 tenders and a share of 79.8%, up 5.7% over the previous quarter and down 5% when compared with the last four-quarter average, followed by Canada with 72 tenders and a share of 19.4% and Mexico with three tenders and a share of 0.8% during the quarter.

Looking at the last four-quarter average, the US held the top spot with 310 tenders, followed by Canada with 108.

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Thermal is top technology area for tenders in Q4 2019

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, thermal accounted for the largest proportion with 168 tenders and an 89.4% share, followed by solar with 15 tenders and an 8% share and wind with three tenders and a 1.6% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment as tracked by GlobalData, Generation Equipment was the most popular segment in North America power tenders activity during Q4 2019, with 165 tenders, followed by T&D Equipment (135) and Energy Storage (48).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 255 tenders and a 68.7% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 87 tenders and a 23.5% share
  3. Project Implementation: 14 tenders and a 3.8% share
  4. Power Purchase Agreement: ten tenders and a 2.7% share
  5. Consulting & Similar Services: five tenders and a 1.3% share.

Power tenders in Q4 2019: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. Northern Indiana Public Service (United States): 2,600MW from two tenders
  2. Comision Federal de Electricidad (Mexico): 1,683.85MW from three tenders
  3. Basin Electric Power Coop (United States): 500MW 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.