North America power plant tenders activity up 34% in Q2 2020

18 August 2020 (Last Updated August 18th, 2020 06:08)
North America power plant tenders activity up 34% in Q2 2020

There were 39 power plant tenders announced in the North America region in Q2 2020, marking a rise of 34% over the last 12-month average of 29, 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 Q2 2020 with 323 tenders and a 47.1% share, followed by Generation Equipment with 249 tenders and a 36.3% share and Energy Storage with 45 tenders and a 6.6% share during the quarter.

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

  1. Project Implementation: 31 tenders and a 79.5% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: four tenders and a 10.3% share
  3. Consulting & Similar Services: four tenders and a 10.3% share.

Solar is top technology for North America power plant tenders in Q2 2020

Looking at power plant tenders by the type of technology in the North America region, solar accounted for 35 tenders with an 81.4% share, followed by hydro with three tenders and a 7% share and wind with two tenders and a 4.7% share.

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North America power plant tenders in Q2 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Avista (United States): 120MW from one tender
  2. Appalachian Power (United States): 50MW from one tender
  3. New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (United States) and New York Power Authority (United States): 16MW 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.