Wind technology contracts activity in July 2019 saw 53 contracts announced, marking a drop of 32% over the last 12-month average of 78, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.
Onshore was the top category in wind technology in terms of number of contracts for the month, accounting for 35 contracts and a 66% share, followed by offshore with 17 contracts and a 32.1% share.
Onshore repowered farms stood in third place with one contract and a 1.9% share.
Looking at global power contracts activity divided by the type of technology, wind held the second position in terms of number of contracts during July 2019 with a 29% share.
The proportion of contracts by category in the wind technology tracked by GlobalData in the month was as follows:
- Supply and erection: 21 contracts and a 39.6% share
- Project implementation: 19 contracts and a 35.8% share
- Power Purchase Agreement: ten contracts and an 18.9% share
- Repair, maintenance, upgrade and others: one contract and a 1.9% share
- Consulting and similar services: one contract and a 1.9% share
- Electricity supply: one contract and a 1.9% share
Comparing contracts activity in wind technology in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position with 24 contracts and a share of 45.3% during July 2019, followed by North America with 14 contracts and a 26.4% share and Asia-Pacific with eight contracts and a 15.1% share.
In fourth place was South and Central America with four contracts and a 7.5% share and in fifth place was Middle East and Africa with three contracts and a 5.7% share.
Wind technology contracts in July 2019: top companies by capacity
The top issuers of contracts in Wind technology for the month in terms of power capacity involved were:
- EDF Renewables North America (US): 514MW from two contracts
- Plambeck Emirates: 500MW from one contract
- EDF Renewables (US) and Abu Dhabi Future Energy (UAE): 415.8MW capacity from one contract
Wind technology contracts in July 2019: top winners by capacity
The top winners of contracts for the month in terms of power capacity involved were:
- Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (US): 514MW from two contracts
- Saipem (Italy): 500MW from one contract
- Vestas Mediterranean (Spain): 415.8MW capacity from one contract