South and Central America power industry tenders in Q2 2021: Total volume change revealed
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Power industry tenders in South and Central America for Q2 2021 up 30%

29 Jul 2021

Power industry tenders in South and Central America for Q2 2021 up 30%

South and Central America power industry tenders activity in Q2 2021 saw 90 tenders announced, marking a rise of 30% over the last four-quarter average of 69, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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South and Central America power industry tenders in Q2 2021: Bolivia leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, Bolivia led the activity in Q2 2021 with 38 tenders and a share of 42.2%, up 2.4% over the previous quarter and up 58% when compared with the last four-quarter average, followed by Uruguay with 16 tenders and a share of 17.8% and Trinidad and Tobago with ten tenders and a share of 11.1% during the quarter.

Looking at the last four-quarter average, Bolivia held the top spot with 24 tenders, followed by Uruguay with nine and Trinidad and Tobago with seven tenders.

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Solar is top technology area for tenders in Q2 2021

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with 16 tenders and a 76.2% share, followed by thermal with two tenders and a 9.5% share and wind with one tender and a 4.8% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment in South and Central America power tenders activity during Q2 2021, with 53 tenders, followed by Power Plant (15) and T&D Project (14).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 60 tenders and a 66.7% share
  2. Project Implementation: 25 tenders and a 27.8% share
  3. Power Purchase Agreement: two tenders and a 2.2% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: two tenders and a 2.2% share
  5. Electricity Supply: one tender and a 1.1% share.

Power tenders in Q2 2021: Top issuers by capacity

The top issuers of tenders for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in South and Central America were:

  1. ADI-NQN SEP (Argentina): 1MW from one tender
  2. Guyana Energy Agency (Guyana): 0.45MW from four tenders
  3. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean: 0.27MW 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.