Microgeneration Certification Scheme Audit and Inspection

Microgeneration Certification Scheme Audit and Inspection

The contractor will be required to: a) undertake onsite inspections of Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) installations to provide scrutiny over the quality of installations and compliance with MCS standards.

United Kingdom-London: Energy and related services

2015/S 227-413627

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

MCS Service Company Ltd
8 Fenchurch Place
For the attention of: Gideon Richards
EC3M 4AJ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070901082
E-mail: mcssco@gemserv.com
Fax: +44 2070901001

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA31769

Electronic access to information: http://www.microgenerationcertification.org/about-us/about-us/322-mcs-projects

Further information can be obtained from: Gemserv Ltd
8 Fenchurch Place
Contact point(s): Consultancy Department
For the attention of: Bethany Chubbock
EC3M 4AJ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070901028
E-mail: mcsprocurement@gemserv.com
Fax: +44 2070901001

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Gemserv
8 Fenchurch Place
Contact point(s): Consultancy Department
For the attention of: Bethany Chubbock
EC3M 4AJ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070901028
E-mail: mcsprocurement@gemserv.com
Fax: +44 2070901001
Internet address: http://www.microgenerationcertification.org/about-us/about-us/322-mcs-projects

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Gemserv Ltd
8 Fenchurch Street
For the attention of: Bethany Chubbock
EC3M 4AJ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070901028
E-mail: mcsprocurement@gemserv.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: renewable energy installations

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

MCS Service Company Ltd

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Microgeneration Certification Scheme Audit and Inspection Programme.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK wide.

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)

The contractor will be required to:
a) undertake onsite inspections of Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) installations to provide scrutiny over the quality of installations and compliance with MCS standards; and
b) utilise the outcomes of the inspections to enable MCS to identify trends and potential issues, and implement continuous improvement within the scheme where appropriate.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=166539

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71314000, 65400000, 71630000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

The successful bidder will be expected to fully design, manage and deliver an enduring Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) Audit and Inspection Programme with the following scope:
— Onsite inspections of MCS installations against the MCS standards per year (volume of inspections to be confirmed but will be in the region of 100 to 1 000 per year);
— Inspections to cover a representative sample of technologies certified within the scheme. These are:
— Biomass;
— Heat Pumps;
— Micro Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Systems;
— Pitched Roof Mounting Systems;
— Solar Photovoltaic;
— Solar Thermal;
— Wind Turbines;
— Inspections to cover a representative geographic sample of the whole of the UK including Northern Ireland;
— Programme to include detailed audit trails and data analysis and reporting mechanisms to enable MCS to utilise the outcomes as appropriate.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The initial MCS Audit and Inspection Programme contract is expected to have 2, 1 year extension options.

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 1.4.2016. Completion 28.2.2017

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
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

Restricted

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

Envisaged minimum number 5
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:
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

24.12.2015 – 17:00

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

8.1.2016

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

Section VI: Complementary information

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

VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:166539).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

MCS Administrator (Gemserv Limited)
8 Fenchurch Place
EC3M 4AJ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070901082

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20.11.2015

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