North America Solar technology tenders activity rises 30% in Q2 2020

9 August 2020 (Last Updated August 17th, 2020 08:50)

North America Solar technology tenders activity rises 30% in Q2 2020

North America solar technology tenders in Q2 2020 saw 48 tenders announced, marking a rise of 30% over the last four-quarter average of 37, according to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database.

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

  1. Project Implementation with 30 tenders and a 62.5% share
  2. Power Purchase Agreement: six tenders and a 12.5% share
  3. Supply & Erection: six tenders and a 12.5% share
  4. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: five tenders and a 10.4% share
  5. Consulting & Similar Services: one tender and a 2.1% share.

The US tops North America solar power tenders activity

The US was the top country in the North America region for solar technology tenders recorded in Q2 2020 with 40 tenders and an 83.3% share, followed by Canada with eight tenders and a 16.7% share.

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North America solar technology tenders in Q2 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Dominion Energy (United States): 1,250MW from one tender
  2. The AES (United States): 1,000MW from one tender
  3. Santee Cooper (United States) and Central 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.