North America power plant tenders activity up 63% in Q3 2020

31 October 2020 (Last Updated October 27th, 2020 12:53)

North America power plant tenders activity up 63% in Q3 2020

There were 44 power plant tenders announced in the North America region in Q3 2020, marking a rise of 63% over the last 12-month average of 27, 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. Project Implementation: 39 tenders and an 88.6% share
  2. Consulting & Similar Services: four tenders and a 9.1% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: one tender and a 2.3% share.

Solar is top technology for North America power plant tenders in Q3 2020

Looking at power plant tenders by the type of technology in the North America region, solar accounted for 40 tenders with a 95.2% share, followed by thermal with one tender and a 2.4% share and wind with one tender and a 2.4% share.

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North America power plant tenders in Q3 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. New York Power Authority (United States): 2.25MW from one tender
  2. Los Angeles County (United States): 1.7MW from one tender
  3. Brampton Flower City: 0.6MW 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.