Global power industry tenders in September 2020: Solar technology up 36%

26 October 2020 (Last Updated October 26th, 2020 03:41)

Global power industry tenders in September 2020: Solar technology up 36%

Solar technology tenders activity in September 2020 saw 144 tenders announced, marking a rise of 36% over the last 12-month average of 106, 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 September 2020 with a 40.2% share.

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

  1. Project Implementation: 109 tenders and a 75.7% share
  2. Consulting & Similar Services: 12 tenders and an 8.3% share
  3. Supply & Erection: 11 tenders and a 7.6% share
  4. Power Purchase Agreement: seven tenders and a 4.9% share
  5. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: four tenders and a 2.8% share
  6. Electricity Supply: one tender and a 0.7% share.

Asia-Pacific leads solar tenders activity in September 2020

Comparing tenders activity in solar technology in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position with 89 tenders and a share of 61.8% during September 2020, followed by Europe with 19 tenders and a 13.2% share and North America with 16 tenders and an 11.1% share.

In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with 14 tenders and a 9.7% share and in fifth place was South and Central America with six tenders and a 4.2% share.

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Solar technology tenders in September 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. Bundesnetzagentur (Germany): 18,800MW from one tender
  2. National Energy Regulator of South Africa (South Africa): 12,000MW from one tender
  3. The World Bank Group (United States): 1,000MW 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.