Power industry tenders in South and Central America for Q4 2020 up 25%

8 January 2021 (Last Updated January 8th, 2021 11:21)

Power industry tenders in South and Central America for Q4 2020 up 25%

South and Central America power industry tenders activity in Q4 2020 saw 60 tenders announced, marking a rise of 25% over the last four-quarter average of 48, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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South and Central America power industry tenders in Q4 2020: Bolivia leads activity

Looking at tenders by country, Bolivia led the activity in Q4 2020 with 14 tenders and a share of 23.3%, down 23.3% over the previous quarter and down 7% when compared with the last four-quarter average, followed by Trinidad and Tobago with 11 tenders and a share of 18.3% and Brazil with nine tenders and a share of 15% during the quarter.

Looking at the last four-quarter average, Bolivia held the top spot with 15 tenders, followed by Uruguay with seven and Brazil with six tenders.

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Solar is top technology area for tenders in Q4 2020

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with ten tenders and a 47.6% share, followed by hydro with five tenders and a 23.8% share and wind with three tenders and a 14.3% 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 Q4 2020, with 29 tenders, followed by T&D Project (13) and Electricity Procurement (8).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 31 tenders and a 51.7% share
  2. Project Implementation: 17 tenders and a 28.3% share
  3. Electricity Supply: six tenders and a 10% share
  4. Power Purchase Agreement: two tenders and a 3.3% share
  5. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: two tenders and a 3.3% share
  6. Consulting & Similar Services: two tenders and a 3.3% share.

Power tenders in Q4 2020: 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. Ministerio de Minas y Energia (Colombia) (Colombia): 5,000MW from one tender
  2. Germany Trade And Invest (Germany): 0.6MW 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.