Europe wind technology contracts activity rises 9% in Q2 2019

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Europe wind technology contracts in Q2 2019 saw 118 contracts announced, marking a rise of 9% over the last four-quarter average of 108, according to GlobalData’s power industry contracts database.

Onshore was the top category in wind technology in terms of number of contracts for the quarter in Europe, accounting for 80 contracts and a 67.8% share, followed by offshore with 34 contracts and a 28.8% share. Onshore repowered stood in third place with four contracts and a 3.4% share.

The proportion of wind technology contracts by category tracked by GlobalData in the quarter was as follows:

1. Project implementation with 41 contracts and a 34.7% share
2. Supply & erection: 35 contracts and a 29.7% share
3. Power Purchase Agreement: 16 contracts and a 13.6% share
4. Repair, maintenance, upgrade & others: 15 contracts and a 12.7% share
5. Consulting & similar services: seven contracts and a 5.9% share
6. Electricity supply: four contracts and a 3.4% share.

France tops Europe wind power contracts activity

France was the top country in the Europe region for wind technology contracts recorded in Q2 2019 with 28 contracts and a 23.7% share, followed by Germany with 15 contracts and a 12.7% share and the UK with 15 contracts and a 12.7% share.

The top issuers of contracts for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in Europe were:

1. Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Turkey (Turkey): 1,000 MW from two contracts
2. Ministere de la transition ecologique et solidaire (France): 600 MW from one contract
3. Ministere de l’Environnement, de l’Energie et de la Mer (France): 516.5 MW capacity from 21 contracts.

The top winners were:

1. EDF Renewables (France), Enbridge (Canada) and Innogy (Germany): 600 MW.
2. Enercon (Germany) and Enerjisa Enerji (Turkey): 500 MW.
3. Aquila Capital Concepts (Germany): 133.2 MW.

Source: GlobalData