Global power industry tenders in August 2020: Solar technology up 25%

22 September 2020 (Last Updated September 22nd, 2020 13:54)

Global power industry tenders in August 2020: Solar technology up 25%

Solar technology tenders activity in August 2020 saw 131 tenders announced, marking a rise of 25% over the last 12-month average of 105, according to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database.

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Looking at global power tenders activity divided by the type of technology, solar held the second position in terms of number of tenders during August 2020 with a 37.5% share.

The proportion of tenders by category in the Solar technology tracked by GlobalData in the month was as follows:

  1. Project Implementation: 107 tenders and an 81.7% share
  2. Supply & Erection: nine tenders and a 6.9% share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: six tenders and a 4.6% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: four tenders and a 3.1% share
  5. Power Purchase Agreement: four tenders and a 3.1% share
  6. Electricity Supply: one tender and a 0.8% share.

Asia-Pacific leads solar tenders activity in August 2020

Comparing tenders activity in solar technology in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position with 80 tenders and a share of 61.1% during August 2020, followed by Europe with 23 tenders and a 17.6% share and North America with 16 tenders and a 12.2% share.

In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with nine tenders and a 6.9% share and in fifth place was South and Central America with three tenders and a 2.3% share.

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Solar technology tenders in August 2020: Top issuers by capacity

The top issuers of tenders in Solar technology for the month in terms of power capacity involved were:

  1. Ministry of Climate (Poland): 3,200MW from one tender
  2. NTPC (India): 1,070.13MW from two tenders
  3. Energy Efficiency Services (India): 279MW 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.