Replacement of CHP Units Under An Energy Supply Contract
Belfast City Council invites applications from suitably qualified, competent and experienced contractors who wish to be included on a select list for the replacement of CHP units at various Council Properties.
United Kingdom-Belfast: Installation services of generators
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Belfast City Council
Adelaide Exchange, 24-26 Adelaide Street
Contact point(s): Project Management Unit
BT2 8GD Belfast
General address of the contracting authority: www.belfastcity.gov.uk/tenders
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Belfast.
NUTS code UKN01
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 750 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Services to be provided under this design, build, finance, operate and maintain agreement are as follows:
— To design, supply, install, test and commission the CHP plant and equipment and associated items to enable successful operation and maintenance,
— To create a design report detailing the suitability of the CHP plant, equipment and associated items proposed for installation. The design report shall cover structure, noise, ventilation (combustion and cooling), flues, fuel supply, communication services, controls, fire safety and operation. The design report must be approved by the Client prior to construction installation commencing,
— To remove and dispose of existing CHP plant, equipment and associated items that are not used for the CHP Plant Scheme. Recovery of worth of removed CHP to be recovered through 1st year charges,
— To install the CHP plant, equipment and associated items,
— To install energy metering (thermal, electrical, gas) to CHP plant and record and report to client on an agreed upon basis,
— To test and commission the CHP plant, equipment and associated items,
— To maintain the connection to the Client to the CHP Plant Scheme and be responsible for the provision of heat and electricity from the CHP plant to the points of connection,
— To operate and maintain the CHP plant, equipment and associated items in accordance with the Service Level Agreement at Schedule 1,
— To purchase consumables, other than natural gas required for the plant and equipment and associated items and to purchase other utilities required for the provision of the Services,
— To consume natural gas provided by Belfast City Council in each facility,
— To operate and maintain the pipes and cables and associated plant and equipment connecting the CHP plant to the points of connection including the meters, dedicated gas pipework for the CHP unit and CHP unit flues,
— To provide monthly meter readings to the Client,
— To provide information on request to the Client to enable it to assist the facilities who are having problems in receiving heat and/ or electricity.
The CHP engines will operate under an energy purchasing agreement at no capital cost to the Council.
A select list of no more than 10 contractors will be established from which tenders will subsequently be invited.
The purpose of this Tender will be to appoint a single contractor to design, built, operated and finance the replacement units.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
51111200, 50532300, 31120000, 42980000, 09300000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
How to express interest in this tender:
1. Register your company on the e-Sourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register:
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete,
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content,
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page,
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available),
— You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help or contact the e-Tendering help desk.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: