National Framework for Supply of Gas and Electricity

National Framework for Supply of Gas and Electricity

United Learning Trust seeks to establish a multi-supplier, multi-lot framework to enable education and other public sector bodies to access electricity and gas purchasing solutions.

United Kingdom-Oundle: Petroleum products, fuel, electricity and other sources of energy

2015/S 164-299833

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

United Learning Trust
Fairline House, Nene Valley Business Park, Peterborough
For the attention of: Jan Ashworth
PE8 4HN Oundle
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1772689250
E-mail: jan.ashworth@inspiredenergy.co.uk
Fax: +44 1772689251

Internet address(es):

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

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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

Education

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:

National Framework Agreement for the Provision of Electricity and Gas to Education and Other Public Sector Organisations.

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: UK.

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: 20

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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

United Learning Trust seeks to establish a multi-supplier, multi-lot framework to enable education and other public sector bodies to access electricity and gas purchasing solutions via a competitive call off process. United Learning Trust will be utilising the services of its energy partner to facilitate the call off process according to individual needs and requirements.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09000000

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: 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:

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

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: ULT/08/15/IE — Gas

1)Short description

Tenders are invited for the procurement of gas under a fixed, aggregate or flexible Contract. The framework will run for a duration of 48 months.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09000000

3)Quantity or scope

The fixed, aggregate or flexible procurement of gas.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 25 000 000 and 400 000 000 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

Tenderers are invited to bid for either 1, 2 or 3 LOTS for this multi-supplier framework.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: ULT/08/15/IE — ELEC — Half-hourly

1)Short description

Tenders are invited for the procurement of HH electricity under a fixed, aggregate or flexible Contract. The framework will run for a duration of 48 months.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09000000

3)Quantity or scope

The fixed, aggregate or flexible procurement of HH Electricity.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 25 000 000 and 400 000 000 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

Tenderers are invited to bid for either 1, 2 or 3 Lots for this multi-supplier framework.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: ULT/08/15/IE — ELEC — Non-Half-Hourly

1)Short description

Tenders are invited for the procurement of NHH Electricity under a fixed, aggregate or flexible Contract. The framework will run for a duration of 48 months.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09000000

3)Quantity or scope

The fixed, aggregate or flexible procurement of NHH Electricity.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 25 000 000 and 400 000 000 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

Tenderers are invited to bid for either 1, 2 or 3 Lots for this multi-supplier framework.

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
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

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:

ULT/08/15/IE

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

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: 24.9.2015 – 14:00

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

24.9.2015 – 14:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:
(i) not to award any Contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice, and
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition.
In no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the tenderers. If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a framework agreement with successful Supplier(s), this does not mean there is any guarantee of subsequent Contracts being awarded. Any orders placed under this framework agreement will form a separate Contract under the scope of this framework between the Supplier and the specific requesting other contracting body.
United Learning Trust wishes to establish a framework agreement for use by the following UK public sector bodies:

1. http://www.homesandcommunities.co.uk/ourwork/registrations-and-de-registrations

2. http://www.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/find-and-compare-landlords/rsl-register

3. http://www.nihe.gov.uk

4. http://nifha.org/members/login/?t=1345547707

5. http://www.chcymru.org.uk/chc_dev_final//members/members_map.cfm

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

7. http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/home.xhtml

8. http://www.police.uk/contact/force-websites/

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

10. http://www.firescotland.gov.uk/your-area.aspx

11. http://www.nhs.uk/nhsengland/thenhs/about/pages/authoritiesandtrusts.aspx

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

13. http://www.engage.hscni.net/partners/NIAS.html

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

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

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

17. http://www.wales.nhs.uk/ourservices/directory

18. http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/na-classification/national-accounts-sector-classification/index.html

19. http://www.nationalparks.gov.uk/

20. http://openlylocal.com/councils/all

21. https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

22. http://www.dh.gov.uk/health/category/arms-length-bodies

23. http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/PrimaryCareTrustListing.aspx

24. http://www.general-practitioners-uk.co.uk

25. http://openlylocal.com/councils/all

26. http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

27. http://www.oscr.org.uk/search-charity-register/

28. http://www.citizenadvice.org.uk/index/getadvice.htm

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:

21.8.2015

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