Global power industry tenders in September 2020: Thermal technology up 6%

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

Global power industry tenders in September 2020: Thermal technology up 6%

Thermal technology tenders activity in September 2020 saw 165 tenders announced, marking a rise of 6% over the last 12-month average of 156, 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 136 tenders and an 81.9% share, followed by Gas with 16 tenders and a 9.6% share. Coal stood in third place with 14 tenders and an 8.4% 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 September 2020 with a 46.1% share.

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 105 tenders and a 63.6% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 53 tenders and a 32.1% share
  3. Project Implementation: four tenders and a 2.4% share
  4. Power Purchase Agreement: two tenders and a 1.2% share
  5. Consulting & Similar Services: one tender and a 0.6% share.

North America leads thermal tenders activity in September 2020

Comparing tenders activity in thermal technology in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position with 100 tenders and a share of 60.6% during September 2020, followed by Asia-Pacific with 36 tenders and a 21.8% share and Europe with 14 tenders and an 8.5% share.

In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with 14 tenders and an 8.5% share and in fifth place was South and Central America with one tender and a 0.6% share.

Thermal technology tenders in September 2020: Top issuers by capacity

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

  1. National Energy Regulator of South Africa (South Africa): 12,000MW from one tender
  2. Grupa Agrocentrum Spolka z Ograniczona Odpowiedzialnoscia: 2MW 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.