Power industry tenders in South and Central America for September 2020 up 121%

23 October 2020 (Last Updated October 23rd, 2020 06:38)

Power industry tenders in South and Central America for September 2020 up 121%
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South and Central America power industry tenders activity in September 2020 saw 31 tenders announced, marking a rise of 121% over the last 12-month average of 14, according to GlobalData’s power database.

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

Looking at tenders by country, Bolivia led the activity in September 2020 with 15 tenders and a share of 48.4%, up 9% over the previous month and up 400% when compared with the last 12 month-average, followed by Trinidad and Tobago with six tenders and a share of 19.4% and Brazil with four tenders and a share of 12.9% during the month.

Looking at the last 12-month average, Bolivia held the top spot with three tenders, followed by Uruguay with two and Trinidad and Tobago with one tender.

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Solar is top technology area for tenders in September 2020

Looking at tenders divided by the type of technology, solar accounted for the largest proportion with six tenders and a 46.2% share, followed by wind with four tenders and a 30.8% share and hydro with two tenders and a 15.4% share.

Looking at power industry tenders divided by segment in South and Central America as tracked by GlobalData, T&D Equipment was the most popular segment in September 2020, with 15 tenders, followed by T&D Project (7) and Electricity Procurement (4).

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 16 tenders and a 51.6% share
  2. Project Implementation: nine tenders and a 29% share
  3. Power Purchase Agreement: four tenders and a 12.9% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: one tender and a 3.2% share
  5. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: one tender and a 3.2% share.

Power tenders in September 2020: Top issuer by capacity

The top issuer of tenders for the month in terms of power capacity involved in South and Central America was:Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources with 60MW 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.