Solar Photovoltaic Installation Nottingham

Solar Photovoltaic Installation Nottingham

This tender is for the design, supply and commissioning of a solar photovoltaic installation to the residential development at Trent Basin, Nottingham.

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Solar energy

2016/S 226-412387

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Nottingham
Kings Meadow Campus Lenton Lane
Contact point(s): https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham/ PROC ITT/793
NG7 2NR Nottingham
United Kingdom
E-mail: helen.forsythe@nottingham.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham/

Further information can be obtained from: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham/
Contact point(s): https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham/

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham/
Contact point(s): https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham/

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:

Solar Photovoltaic installation_Trent Basin(ITT/793).

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKF14

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)

This tender is for the design, supply and commissioning of a solar photovoltaic installation to the residential development at Trent Basin, Nottingham.
The installation forms part of a pilot community energy scheme (CES) on the 22 acre Trent Basin site in Nottingham. The project takes a transformational approach to how communities can generate and consume energy. The community energy demonstrator and associated research work is funded by Innovate UK, the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) and associated industry partners.
One of the key objectives of the project is to create vendor diagnostic business model templates that can be used by any developer to deploy CES as part of their own projects.
The following are the key benefits:
The consumer will benefit from reduced energy prices.
New value will be created for developers and technology suppliers.
The overall energy system cost for new generation will be reduced.
The works covered under this specification comprise the following:
The design, supply and installation of solar photovoltaics to existing dwelling roofs
The design, supply and installation of solar photovoltaics to the elevation of an existing apartment block
The design, supply and installation of solar photovoltaics to create a temporary farm on an area of vacant land adjacent to the existing dwellings.
All associated site preparation, buildering work, and infrastructure to facility the solar photovoltaic installations.
Separate procurement exercises will be undertaken in respect of the following:
Containerised battery solution
Infrastructure, controls and monitoring for linking containerised battery solutions, dwellings and proposed solar photovoltaics.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09330000, 09332000

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

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

One.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes

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 5.1.2017. Completion 17.3.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please see tender document.

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

Please see tender document.

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

Please see tender document.

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (amended), on the basis of information provided in response to the procurement documents. The procurement documents can be accessed at: https://in-tend.co.uk/universityofnottingham

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (amended), on the basis of information provided in response to the procurement documents. The procurement documents can be accessed at: https://in-tend.co.uk/universityofnottingham

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As contained in the Questionnaire and various other tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (amended), on the basis of information provided in response to the procurement documents. The procurement documents can be accessed at: https://in-tend.co.uk/universityofnottingham

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See published tender documents.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

PROC HF ITT/793

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: 21.12.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

22.12.2016 – 12:00
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: 30 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22.12.2016 – 12:01

Place:

UoN offices Nottingham

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised officers of UoN.

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Innovate UK Energy Research Accelerator(ERA) funded.

VI.3)Additional information

All correspondence and expressions of interest relating to this project MUST be made through the University of Nottingham e-tendering website: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham/

Once you have registered on the eTendering site a registered user can express interest for a specific procurement project. Log in go to Tenders Current Tenders select the project then View Details and scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Express Interest.
Non compliant expressions of interest will not be considered or acknowledged. The UoN reserves the right to cancel the tender process at any stage. The UoN does not accept any liability for costs incurred in tendering. Variation will be accepted where adequately explained by the tenderer and provided that these variations comply with the standards specified in the selection and claims criteria of the the tender document.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

SEE V1.4.2
United Kingdom

Body responsible for mediation procedures

n/a
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The UoN will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into
Precise information on deadlines for lodging appeals in accordance with Regulation 86 and 87 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period starting from the day when contract award was notified to the bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a debrief in the award decision at the start of the standstill period. Tenderers have the right to appeal provided within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.

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

N/A
United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.11.2016

 

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