Global power industry tenders in Q4 2020: Hydro technology down 20%

12 January 2021 (Last Updated January 12th, 2021 05:52)

Global power industry tenders in Q4 2020: Hydro technology down 20%

Hydro technology tenders activity in Q4 2020 saw 52 tenders announced, marking a drop of 20% over the last four-quarter average of 65, according to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database.

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Looking at global power tenders activity divided by the type of technology, hydro held the third position in terms of number of tenders during Q4 2020 with a 5.6% share.

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 16 tenders and a 30.8% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 14 tenders and a 26.9% share
  3. Consulting & Similar Services: nine tenders and a 17.3% share
  4. Project Implementation: eight tenders and a 15.4% share
  5. Electricity Supply: four tenders and a 7.7% share
  6. Power Purchase Agreement: one tender and a 1.9% share.

Asia-Pacific leads hydro tenders activity in Q4 2020

Comparing tenders activity in hydro technology in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position with 30 tenders and a share of 57.7% during Q4 2020, followed by Europe with eight tenders and a 15.4% share and North America with five tenders and a 9.6% share.

In fourth place was South and Central America with five tenders and a 9.6% share and in fifth place was Middle East and Africa with four tenders and a 7.7% share.

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Hydro technology tenders in Q4 2020: Top issuers by capacity

The top issuers of tenders in Hydro technology for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved were:

  1. Ministry for the Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge (Spain): 3,000MW from one tender
  2. Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai: 100MW from one tender
  3. West Bengal State Electricity Distribution (India): 10MW 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.