Purchase of an energy supply company and all associated supplies and services

Purchase of an energy supply company and all associated supplies and services

Lot No: 1 Lot title: A pre-accredited Energy Supply Company (ESCo) with managed services for industry interfacing processes.

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Other community, social and personal services

2014/S 093-163783

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Horizon Energy Ltd
Nottingham City Council Loxley House, Station Street
Contact point(s): www.eastmidstenders.org
For the attention of: P Ritchie
NG2 3NG Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: paul.ritchie@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://eastmidstenders.org

Electronic access to information: http://eastmidstenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://eastmidstenders.org

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Electricity

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

The purchase of an energy supply company and all associated supplies and services.

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: Nottingham.
NUTS code

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 purchase of an energy supply company and all associated supplies and services.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98000000

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

II.1.8)Information about 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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

A 3 year contract with the option to extend for a further 2 years.
II.2.2)Information about 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

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: A pre-accredited Energy Supply Company (ESCo) with managed services for industry interfacing processes.

1)Short description:

— Gas and Electricity Supply Licences covering: Residential, SME and I&C;
— Settlements;
— Managing the loss and withdrawal process;
— New Connections processing;
— Siteworks processing;
— Disconnections and capping processes;
— De-energisation and isolation processes;
— Change of Agent processes;
— Erroneous transfer processes;
— Processing meter reads and consumption data;
— Changes to measurement class (electricity only);
— Integration with CRM / Billing software.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98000000

3)Quantity or scope:

A 3 year contract with the option to extend for a further 2 years.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: CRM and Billing Software

1)Short description:

— Prospect Management;
— Welcome packs;
— Production of Terms and Conditions;
— Variable billing periods e.g. fortnightly, monthly, quarterly, 6-monthly, annually;
— Statement of account production;
— Bill production;
— Amended Accounts;
— Refunds;
— Change of Tenancy;
— Change of Supplier;
— Erroneous Transfer;
— Meter Exchanges;
— Multiple Tariffs – fixed, variable, block;
— Prepayment and Pay as you Go;
— Direct Debit and BACS processing;
— Payment Card Processing;
— Live and closed collections;
— E-Billing;
— Discounts and incentives;
— Product Management;
— Account and Customer indicators e.g. Vulnerability;
— Reporting suite;
— Segmentation;
— Campaign Management;
— Customer Data Management;
— Customer Issue Management;
— Quotation Management;
— Registrations;
— Contract Management;
— Workflow Management;
— Invoicing;
— Card Payments;
— Debt Management.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98000000

3)Quantity or scope:

A 3 year contract with the option to extend for a further 2 years.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Electricity Meter Operator, Gas Meter Asset Manager. Industry Accredited Data Collector, Data Aggregator, Data Retriever, Meter Asset Provider

1)Short description:

— Electricity Meter Operator (MOP).
— Installation and maintenance of traditional, advanced and smart:
— Residential electricity meters;
— SME electricity meters;
— I&C electricity meters;
— Ancillary devices;
— Gas Meter Asset Manager (MAM).
— Installation and maintenance of traditional, Advanced and Smart:
— Residential gas meters;
— SME gas meters;
— I &C gas meters;
— Ancillary devices;
— Industry Accredited Data Collector, Data Aggregator, Data Retriever (DC/DA/DR);
— Meter reading services;
— Determining NESC Estimated Annual Advance (EAC) / Annual Advances (AA) for its customer portfolio;
— Retrieve reads from AMR portfolio;
— Provide aggregated data to Elexon’s Central Systems;
— Meter Asset Provider;
— Funding of traditional and advanced metering and installations;
— Funding of SMETS compliant meters and In Home Display devices;
— Funding of Smart Metering System installations.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98000000

3)Quantity or scope:

A 3 year contract with the option to extend for a further 2 years.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed in the tender documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the tender documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As detailed in the tender documents.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the detail in the Company Questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the tender documents.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

CPU 1283

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 26.5.2014 – 23:59
Payable documents: no

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

27.5.2014 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 60 months.

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:
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:

12.5.2014

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