Market Research on Energy Consumption in England

Market Research on Energy Consumption in England

BEIS wishes to commission a project to provide detailed, high-quality current data and analysis on domestic energy consumption in England.

United Kingdom-London: Research services

2016/S 225-410092

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
3 Whitehall Place
London
SW1A 2AW
United Kingdom
E-mail: sidteateam@beis.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Research-services./99AR6TPZMU
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/99AR6TPZMU
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Energy Follow-Up Survey.

Reference number: TRN: 1212/09/2016

II.1.2)Main CPV code

73110000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

BEIS wishes to commission a project to provide detailed, high-quality current data and analysis on domestic energy consumption in England. In order to effectively design policies to de-carbonise domestic heat and contribute to reducing consumer energy bills, a detailed understanding of how households use energy, as opposed to what is predicted in models, is required. A number of important evidence gaps exist that have not been covered in previous surveys or studies. The research focusses on questions related to primary and secondary heating consumption, temperatures, occupancy patterns, over- and under-heating, understanding variations in energy consumption between similar dwellings, trade-offs made by fuel poor households with regards to energy consumption, electrical appliance use, total household energy consumption, comparisons of energy consumption with Energy Performance Certificates, lighting systems, the current prevalence of smart technologies, damp problems and ventilation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 350 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71314000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BEIS wishes to commission a project to provide detailed, high-quality current data and analysis on domestic energy consumption in England. In order to effectively design policies to de-carbonise domestic heat and contribute to reducing consumer energy bills, a detailed understanding of how households use energy, as opposed to what is predicted in models, is required. A number of important evidence gaps exist that have not been covered in previous surveys or studies. The research focusses on questions related to primary and secondary heating consumption, temperatures, occupancy patterns, over- and under-heating, understanding variations in energy consumption between similar dwellings, trade-offs made by fuel poor households with regards to energy consumption, electrical appliance use, total household energy consumption, comparisons of energy consumption with Energy Performance Certificates, lighting systems, the current prevalence of smart technologies, damp problems and ventilation.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 350 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14)Additional information

All equipment purchased for the project will be owned by the Contractor. As the owner of the equipment, the Contractor is liable for purchasing, installing, storing and removing the equipment, and dealing with the equipment after the project has been completed. This aspect of the specification takes precedence over the BEIS standard Terms and Conditions. See ITT and attached T&Cs for full text.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 12/01/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/01/2017
Local time: 12:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Research-services./99AR6TPZMU

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/99AR6TPZMU

GO Reference: GO-20161118-PRO-9140091.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
3 Whitehall Place
London
SW1A 2AW
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/11/2016

 

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