Global power industry tenders in August 2020: Thermal technology up 22%

22 September 2020 (Last Updated September 22nd, 2020 13:55)

Global power industry tenders in August 2020: Thermal technology up 22%

Thermal technology tenders activity in August 2020 saw 182 tenders announced, marking a rise of 22% over the last 12-month average of 149, according to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database.

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Oil was the top category in thermal technology in terms of number of tenders for the month, accounting for 145 tenders and a 78.4% share, followed by Coal with 25 tenders and a 13.5% share. Gas stood in third place with 15 tenders and an 8.1% share.


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Looking at global power tenders activity divided by the type of technology, thermal held the top position in terms of number of tenders during August 2020 with a 52.1% share.

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 113 tenders and a 62.1% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 62 tenders and a 34.1% share
  3. Project Implementation: five tenders and a 2.7% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: two tenders and a 1.1% share.

North America leads thermal tenders activity in August 2020

Comparing tenders activity in thermal technology in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position with 109 tenders and a share of 59.9% during August 2020, followed by Asia-Pacific with 32 tenders and a 17.6% share and Europe with 21 tenders and an 11.5% share.

In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with 19 tenders and a 10.4% share and in fifth place was South and Central America with one tender and a 0.5% share.

Thermal technology tenders in August 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Ceylon Electricity Board (Sri Lanka): 300MW from one tender
  2. ENECO Energia Ecologica: 0.35MW 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.