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Global thermal technology tenders dropped 3% in 2019

Thermal technology tenders activity in December 2019 saw 177 tenders announced, marking a drop of 3% over the last 12-month average of 182, according to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database.

Oil was the top category in thermal technology in terms of the number of tenders for the month, accounting for 147 tenders and an 83.5% share, followed by Coal with 18 tenders and a 10.2% share. Gas stood in third place with 11 tenders and a 6.3% share.

Looking at global power tenders activity divided by the type of technology, thermal held the top position in terms of number of tenders during December 2019 with a 59.4% share.

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

  1. Supply & Erection: 91 tenders and a 51.4% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 77 tenders and a 43.5% share
  3. Consulting & Similar Services: four tenders and a 2.3% share
  4. Power Purchase Agreement: two tenders and a 1.1% share
  5. Project Implementation: two tenders and a 1.1% share
  6. Electricity Supply: one tender and a 0.6% share

Asia-Pacific leads thermal tenders activity in December 2019

Comparing tenders activity in thermal technology in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position with 92 tenders and a share of 52% during December 2019, followed by North America with 69 tenders and a 39% share and Europe with eight tenders and a 4.5% share.

In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with eight tenders and a 4.5% share.

Thermal technology tenders in December 2019: Top companies by capacity

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

  1. Ceylon Electricity Board (Sri Lanka): 96MW from one tender
  2. Comision Federal de Electricidad (Mexico): 42.26MW from one tender.
Ashley Theron
Ashley Theron-Ord is based in Cape Town, South Africa at Clarion Events-Africa. She is the Senior Content Producer across media brands including ESI Africa, Smart Energy International, Power Engineering International and Mining Review Africa.