Energy Supply Partner for Carlisle City Council

Energy Supply Partner for Carlisle City Council

Carlisle City Council wish to enter into a contract with a suitable provider who are capable and have experience of: Becoming an Energy Supply Partner and providing the support and infrastructure for the Council to enter the Energy Market and supply energy.

United Kingdom-Carlisle: Public utilities

2015/S 100-182819

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Carlisle City Council
Financial Services, 9th Floor, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Miss Dawn Reid
CA38QG Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1228817595
E-mail: dawn.reid@carlisle.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.carlisle.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Carlisle City Council
Financial Services, 9th Floor, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Miss Dawn Reid
CA38QG Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1228817595
E-mail: dawn.reid@carlisle.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Carlisle City Council
Financial Services, 9th Floor, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Miss Dawn Reid
CA38QG Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1228817595
E-mail: dawn.reid@carlisle.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Carlisle City Council
Financial Services, 9th Floor, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Miss Dawn Reid
CA38QG Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1228817595
E-mail: dawn.reid@carlisle.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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 Supply Partner.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UK

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Carlisle City Council wish to enter into a contract with a suitable provider who are capable and have experience of :
— Becoming an Energy Supply Partner and providing the support and infrastructure for the Council to enter the Energy Market and supply energy.
— Supporting the Council in its work to reduce fuel poverty.
— Helping those residents on pre-payment meters access cheaper tariffs.
— Producing a model which will reduce residents’ utility bills.
— Working with the Council to develop an Energy Supply social enterprise to market the offer to residents.
— Developing the channel for power generated by the Council to supply to the Market.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

65000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)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:

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 1.10.2015. Completion 30.9.2018

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:

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

competitive dialogue

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 5

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 22.6.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

22.6.2015 – 14:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

6.7.2015

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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 3 years.

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

This contract will start in October 2015. It will run for 3 years, with the option to extend for a further 5 years. Pre-Qualification Questionnaire document must be downloaded from The Chest online portal (www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk)

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Carlisle City Council
Civic Centre, Rickergate
CA3 8QG Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Carlisle City Council
Civic Centre, Rickergate
CA3 8QG Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Appeals will be accepted during the 10 day standstill period, following unsuccessful ITT letters.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.5.2015

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