National Framework Agreement for Provision of Energy to Public Sector

National Framework Agreement for Provision of Energy to Public Sector

United Learning Trust seeks to establish a multi-supplier, multi-lot Framework to enable public sector organisations to access electricity and gas purchasing solutions via a competitive call-off process.

United Kingdom-Peterborough: Public utilities

2019/S 174-424272

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

United Learning Trust
Worldwide House ThorpeWood
Peterborough
PE3 6SB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jan Ashworth
Telephone: +44 1772674189
E-mail: jan.ashworth@inspiredenergy.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://unitedlearning.org.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA40809

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.mytenders.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Inspired Energy PLC
Kirkham Preston
Pr4 2TZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jan Ashworth
Telephone: +44 772689250
E-mail: ojeu.tenders@inspiredenergy.co.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://unitedlearning.org.uk/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.mytenders.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

National Framework Agreement for Provision of Energy to Public Sector

Reference number: ULT/09/2019/IE

II.1.2)Main CPV code

65000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

United Learning Trust seeks to establish a multi-supplier, multi-lot framework to enable public sector organisations to access electricity and gas purchasing solutions via a competitive call-off process. TI framework seeks to appoint suitably licenced suppliers to facilitate a multi-lot/multi-supplier framework. The framework will be made up of 3 lots:

— Lot 1: provision of gas,

— Lot 2: provision of half-hourly electricity,

— Lot 3: provision of non-half-hourly electricity.

Further details are provided in the invitation to tender accompanying this contract notice.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 3
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Provision of Gas

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

65200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This framework provides a legally complaint means for the energy supplier to engage with public bodies without having to undertake a full EU-level procurement process on each occasion. This framework agreement seeks to appoint a range of energy suppliers for public bodies to utilise.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Product characteristics/methodology / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Account management / Weighting: 18
Quality criterion – Name: Billing / Weighting: 16
Quality criterion – Name: Data / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Supplier commercials / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Commissions/remuneration / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Management information / Weighting: 11
Price – Weighting: 10
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Provision of Half-Hourly Electricity

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

65300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This framework provides a legally complaint means for the energy supplier to engage with public bodies without having to undertake a full EU-level procurement process on each occasion. This framework agreement seeks to appoint a range of energy suppliers for public bodies to utilise.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Product characteristics/methodology / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Account Management / Weighting: 18
Quality criterion – Name: Billing / Weighting: 16
Quality criterion – Name: Data / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Supplier commercials / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Commissions/remuneration / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Management information / Weighting: 11
Price – Weighting: 10
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Provision of Non-Half-Hourly Electricity

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

65300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This framework provides a legally complaint means for the energy supplier to engage with public bodies without having to undertake a full EU-level procurement process on each occasion. This framework agreement seeks to appoint a range of energy suppliers for public bodies to utilise.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Product characteristics/methodology / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Account management / Weighting: 18
Quality criterion – Name: Billing / Weighting: 16
Quality criterion – Name: Data / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Supplier commercials / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Commissions/remuneration / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Management information / Weighting: 11
Price – Weighting: 10
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
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

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 30
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: 07/10/2019
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/10/2019
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Full details of the classification of potential public bodies who may use this framework agreement can be found at:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/local-councils-in-northern-ireland

https://www.gov.im/categories/home-and-neighbourhood/local-authorities/local-authority-contacts/

https://www.gov.je/Government/Departments/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.btp.police.uk/

http://www.mod.police.uk

http://www.npas.police.uk/

http://www.police.uk/forces.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/civil-nuclear-constabulary

https://www.police.uk/northern-ireland/

http://www.scotland.police.uk/

https://www.police.uk/north-wales/

https://www.police.uk/south-wales/

https://www.iompolice.im/

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs/

https://www.ukfirestations.co.uk/brigades

http://www.nifrs.org/

https://www.gov.je/Government/Departments/HomeAffairs/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency/about/access-and-opening

http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/mcga07-home.htm

http://www.ports.org.uk/allportstext.asp

https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

http://www.emas.nhs.uk

http://www.eastamb.nhs.uk

http://www.londonambulance.nhs.uk

http://www.neas.nhs.uk

http://www.nwas.nhs.uk

http://www.southcentralambulance.nhs.uk

http://www.secamb.nhs.uk

http://www.swast.nhs.uk

http://www.wmas.nhs.uk

http://www.yas.nhs.uk

http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=trusts

http://www.niamb.co.uk/

http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/index.aspx

http://www.scottishambulance.com/AboutUs/HowWeOrganised.aspx

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure

https://www.ambulance.wales.nhs.uk/

https://www.gov.im/about-the-government/departments/health-and-social-care/

https://www.gov.im/categories/health-and-wellbeing/isle-of-man-ambulance-service/

https://www.gov.je/Government/Departments/HealthSocialServices/Pages/index.aspx

https://www.gov.gg/article/119652/Health-Social-Care–Wellbeing

https://www.gov.je/pages/contacts.aspx?contactid=87

https://stjohn.gg/

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

http://directory.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/pages/default.aspx

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/housing-associations

http://gov.wales/topics/housing-and-regeneration/publications/registered-social-landlords-in-wales/?lang=en

https://www.gov.im/categories/home-and-neighbourhood/affordable-housing/public-sector-housing/housing-authority-contacts/

https://www.gov.je/Home/RentingBuying/OtherRentalOptions/Pages/OtherHousing.aspx

http://www.gha.gg/

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/index.php

http://www.ukschoolsdirectory.net/

https://get-information-schools.service.gov.uk/

www.hefce.ac.uk

http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/aboutus/members/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.gov.im/categories/education-training-and-careers/schools-and-colleges/

https://www.gov.je/Education/Schools/FindingSchool/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.gov.gg/article/163185/Education-Working–Retiring

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/charity-commission

http://www.oscr.org.uk/

https://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/charity-search/

https://www.gov.im/categories/home-and-neighbourhood/charities/index-of-registered-charities-and-departmental-information/

http://www.jerseycharities.org/members

http://www.charity.org.gg/Find

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The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/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.

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice
London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772674189Internet address: http://inspiredplc.co.uk/
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

A standstill period will be incorporated at the point information on the ward of the framework agreement is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be or a minimum of 10 days, provides time for for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the framework agreement is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

05/09/2019

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