Energy Framework Agreement

Energy Framework Agreement

Lot 1 — Non Half Hourly Electricity. Lot 2 — Half Hourly Electricity. Lot 3 — Gas.

United Kingdom-Leyland: Electricity

2015/S 203-368387

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Progress Housing Group
Sumner House, 21 King Street
For the attention of: Lindsey Barrow
PR25 2LW Leyland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1257239501
E-mail: eddiegray@apolloenergy.co.uk
Fax: +44 1257267352

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.progressgroup.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0637

Electronic access to information: www.mytenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.mytenders.org

Further information can be obtained from: Apollo Energy Ltd
Parkside House, 190-192 Wigan Road, Euxton
For the attention of: Eddie Gray
PR7 6JW Chorley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1257239501
E-mail: eddiegray@apolloenergy.co.uk
Fax: +44 1257267352
Internet address: http://www.apolloenergy.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Apollo Energy Ltd
Parkside House, 190-192 Wigan Road, Euxton
For the attention of: Eddie Gray
PR6 7GZ Chorley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1257239501
E-mail: eddiegray@apolloenergy.co.uk
Fax: +44 1257267352
Internet address: http://www.apolloenergy.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Energy Framework Agreement.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 12

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 80 000 000 and 200 000 000 GBP
Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded: It is not possible to be accurate about volumes and values as it will depend on the number of contracting authorities procuring through the Framework. The above figures are indicative only and actual figures will be as a result of contracts procured by those joining the Framework.

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Progress Housing is establishing a Framework Agreement for the procurement of Energy and associated services for Contracting Authorities that join the Framework. The Framework will be divided into three lots which are:
Lot 1 — Non Half Hourly Electricity.
Lot 2 — Half Hourly Electricity.
Lot 3 — Gas.
Only Energy Suppliers with a valid UK electricity supply licence, who have also signed up to all the associated Registration, Distribution, Connection & Use of System, Balancing & Settlement Agreements are eligible to apply to be included in this Framework Agreement, and individual Call offs will be subject to mini competitions.
Only Energy Suppliers with a valid UK Gas Licence are eligible to apply to be included in this Framework Agreement, and call offs will be subject to mini competitions. Energy Brokers with Supply Licences will not be eligible and should not apply.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the my-Tenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=160910

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09310000, 09123000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 80 000 000 and 200 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.1.2016. Completion 31.12.2019

Information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Half Hourly Electricity

1)Short description

Procurement of Half Hourly Electricity and associated services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09310000

3)Quantity or scope

GBP 25 000 000 to GBP 65 000 000.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 25 000 000 and 65 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Gas

1)Short description

Procurement of Gas and associated services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09121200

3)Quantity or scope

GBP 25 000 000 to GBP 65 000 000.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 25 000 000 and 60 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Non Half Hourly Electricity

1)Short description

Procurement of Half Hourly Electricity and associated services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09310000

3)Quantity or scope

GBP 30 000 000 to GBP 75 000 000.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 30 000 000 and 50 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and Several Liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

3845
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.11.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19.12.2015 – 12:00

Place:

Sumner House, 21 King Street Leyland PR25 2LW.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

It is intended that this Framework Agreement will be capable of being used by other Contracting Authorities in the United Kingdom. This procurement is being undertaken by Progress Housing for itself and as lead authority for the benefit of other organisations set out below (without any obligation for them to participate) of the OJEU notice (and any successor body of any of the organisations listed) and for the benefit of any public authority/Registered Provider (RSLs in Wales) that may fall within the geographical remit of the United Kingdom. Accordingly, it is the intention that these other UK public organisations should be able to rely on this procurement to purchase such services without the need for any further procurement process. The public sector bodies to whom the use of this framework agreement is open, include without limitation, the following in the geographical area stated in II.1.2:
Central government departments & their executive agencies (a list of such departments and executive agencies can be found at

http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/governmentbusiness/ government-ministers-responsibilities.aspx)

Non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) (a list of NDPBs can be found at annex A to the Public BodiesDirectory 2007 published by the Cabinet Office) which can be found at:

http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/documents/pdf/public_b odies_2007.pdf

National Health Service (NHS) bodies, including hospital trusts, which in turn include, acute trusts.
1 Trusts operating community hospitals and 2 the provider functions of primary care trusts),
Primary care trusts.
1 Care trusts,
2 Care trusts plus,
3 Ambulance trusts,
4 Mental health trusts,
5 Strategic health authorities,
6 Special health authorities,
7 Community health councils,
8 Local health boards,
9 NHS foundation trusts,
10 Health boards, NHS trusts, community health councils and other constituent bodies of the NHS in Wales,
11 NHS Scotland and its constituent bodies including:
the Scottish Ambulance Service, 1 Special NHS Boards and the other constituent organisations of the Scottish National Health Service.
Lists of all of such NHS authorities, trusts, councils, boards and other bodies can be found at:

http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/primarycaretrustlisting.aspx

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure,http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/index.aspx

Local authorities (as defined in Regulation 3(2) to 3(5) inclusive of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (asamended) (the Regulations), a list of such authorities being available at:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG

Police forces and other emergency services, including fire and rescue services, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and other rescue authorities (a list of Police authorities and fire and rescue services can be found-respectively at the following.
http://www.police.uk/forces.htm, and http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs.php

Educational establishments (i.e. schools maintained by local authorities, academies, city technology colleges, the learning and skills council, further education establishments, and universities, Registered Providers (RSLs in Wales), a list of such authorities being available at:

http://www.communities.gov.uk

Registered charities, as detailed at:

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/

Devolved and other administrations within the British Isles, including those detailed at.
(in the case of Scotland) http://scotland.gov.uk/Home, and. http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/

(in the case of Wales).

http://new.wales.gov.uk/?llang=en

Airport authorities and other bodies associated with public safety, all other contracting authorities cited by name or class in Regulation 3 of and/or Schedule 1 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended), and, all other bodies who are Utilities, and who are cited by name or class in Schedule 1 to the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006.
Save for any mandatory periods, the time-scales indicated in this notice are approximate and the Contracting Authority reserve the right to amend the same.
(MT Ref:160910).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority shall comply with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Office of Government Commerce
1 Horse Guards Road
SW1A 2HQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8450004999

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.10.2015

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