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 GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
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 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 & 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 & Others: one contract and a 1.9% share
- Consulting & Similar Services: one contract and a 1.9% share
- Electricity Supply: one contract and a 1.9% share
Europe leads wind contracts activity in July 2019
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 (United States): 514MW from two contracts
- Plambeck Emirates: 500MW from one contract
- EDF Renewables (United States) and Abu Dhabi Future Energy (United Arab Emirates): 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 (United States): 514MW from two contracts
- Saipem (Italy): 500MW from one contract
- Vestas Mediterranean (Spain): 415.8MW capacity from one contract