Global power industry tenders in December 2019: Thermal technology down 3%

14 January 2020 (Last Updated January 14th, 2020 08:14)

Global power industry tenders in December 2019: Thermal technology down 3%

Thermal technology tenders activity in December 2019 saw 177 tenders announced, marking a drop of 3% over the last 12-month average of 182, 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 147 tenders and an 83.5% share, followed by Coal with 18 tenders and a 10.2% share. Gas stood in third place with 11 tenders and a 6.3% 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 December 2019 with a 59.4% share.

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 91 tenders and a 51.4% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 77 tenders and a 43.5% share
  3. Consulting & Similar Services: four tenders and a 2.3% share
  4. Power Purchase Agreement: two tenders and a 1.1% share
  5. Project Implementation: two tenders and a 1.1% share
  6. Electricity Supply: one tender and a 0.6% share.

Asia-Pacific leads thermal tenders activity in December 2019

Comparing tenders activity in thermal technology in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position with 92 tenders and a share of 52% during December 2019, followed by North America with 69 tenders and a 39% share and Europe with eight tenders and a 4.5% share.

In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with eight tenders and a 4.5% share.

Thermal technology tenders in December 2019: Top companies 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): 96MW from one tender
  2. Comision Federal de Electricidad (Mexico): 42.26MW 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.