Asia, Hydroelectric, Renewables, Solar, Strategic Development

Report: Drop in Asia-Pacific renewable tech tender activity in Q3 2019

According to GlobalData’s power industry tenders database, Asia-Pacific solar technology tenders in Q3 2019 saw 243 tenders announced, marking a drop of 16 per cent over the last four-quarter average of 290.

More specifically, solar technology tenders in September 2019 saw 51 tenders announced, marking a drop of 46 per cent over the last 12-month average of 94.

In terms of hydro technology tenders, Q3 2019 saw 33 tenders announced, marking a drop of 57 per cent over the last four-quarter average of 77, according to GlobalData’s database.

Solar technology tenders

India was the top country in the Asia-Pacific region for solar technology tenders recorded in Q3 2019 with 174 tenders and a 71.6 per cent share, followed by Australia with 25 tenders and a 10.3 per cent share and the Philippines with 23 tenders and a 9.5 per cent share.

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

  1. Project Implementation with 211 tenders and an 86.8 per cent share
  2. Supply & Erection: 14 tenders and a 5.8 per cent share
  3. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: nine tenders and a 3.7 per cent share
  4. Power Purchase Agreement: five tenders and a 2.1 per cent share
  5. Consulting & Similar Services: four tenders and a 1.6 per cent share

The top issuers of tenders for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in Asia-Pacific were:

  1. Solar Energy Corporation of India (India): 3,072.52 MW from five tenders
  2. NHPC (India): 2,000 MW from one tender
  3. Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution (India): 1,880 MW capacity from 30 tenders.

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

  1. Project Implementation with 47 tenders and a 92.2 per cent share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: two tenders and a 3.9 per cent share
  3. Supply & Erection: one tender and a 2 per cent share
  4. Power Purchase Agreement: one tender and a 2 per cent share.

The top issuers of tenders for the month in terms of power capacity involved in Asia-Pacific were:

  1. NHPC (India): 2,000 MW from one tender
  2. Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (India): 500 MW from one tender
  3. Rajasthan Renewable Energy (India): 163.5 MW capacity from two tenders.

Hydro technology tenders

India was the top country in the Asia-Pacific region for hydro technology tenders recorded in Q3 2019 with 15 tenders and a 45.5 per cent share, followed by Pakistan with seven tenders and a 21.2 per cent share and the Philippines with six tenders and an 18.2 per cent share.

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

  1. Supply & Erection with 15 tenders and a 45.5 per cent share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: ten tenders and a 30.3 per cent share
  3. Consulting & Similar Services: five tenders and a 15.2 per cent share
  4. Project Implementation: three tenders and a 9.1 per cent share

The top issuers of tenders for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in Asia-Pacific were:

  1. Jammu & Kashmir Power Development Department (India): 12 MW from one tender
  2. United Nations Development Programme (United States): 0.4 MW from one tender