Supply of Advanced Meter Readers for Electricity
This tender exercise is for the meter site survey, supply, installation and commissioning to live use and Meter Operating data services of approximately 4,500 electricity Advanced Meter Readers (AMR’s) across the Network Rail estate in England, Scotland and Wales.
United Kingdom-London: Installation services of information-processing equipment
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
Kings Place, 90 York Way
For the attention of: Steve Briggs
NW1 9AG London
Telephone: +44 1908781928
General address of the contracting entity: www.networkrail.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/1542.aspx
Further information 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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting entities
NUTS code UK
Multiple sites across England, Scotland and Wales.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
One member of any group/consortium will be required to accept Prime Contractor status.
Description of particular conditions: All meters will be “off the shelf” products calibrated to Ofgem standards and shall be installed and
commissioned by accredited Meter Operator (see below).
Suppliers and/or subcontractors will be expected to hold relevant track safety qualifications to carry out surveys , installation and commissioning activities.
All personnel will be expected to operate safely in the railway environment at all times and will observe Network Rail safety standards and procedures at all times, whilst on Network Rail sites.
For Meter Provision and Data Services, the product specification is for the Provision of 3 phase or single phase meter on a purchase basis over a minimum specified contract period, initial installation of the meter, provision of SIM card, provision aerials and modem fit for purpose, provision of no less than one monthly registered read to the customer’s energy supplier’s nominated data collection agent, access to half hourly data on a D+1 basis by the Network Rail with the ability to download a CSV flat file, assess to standard Energy View data but no advance energy management functionality, standard maintenance of meter during contract period which includes replacement of faulty meters.
Whilst the Meter Operator Data Services are expected to continue until 31st December 2016, the installation of all required AMR’s is to be completed no later than 30th September 2015.
This is a negotiated procedure with a call for competition. Tenderers will be expected to comply with all instructions during the course of the tender.
Any tenderer who wish to be considered for this contract MUST submit an Expression of Interest (EoI) via email for the attention of Steve Briggs at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 17:00 on 18.7.2013. The email must contain the following information as laid out below and nothing else:-
1. Full Contracting Entity Name, address and
registered address (if different).
2. Company Registration Number
3. Full name, telephone number and email address of the individual submitting the EoI who will be the point of contact for any ongoing correspondence.
4. Tenderers must confirm that they are aware of and not disqualified from expressing an interest in this OJEU notice because of Regulation 26 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006.
A Tenderer will be disqualified from the tender
exercise if the Tenderer:
a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations.
(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of
bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations.
(c) Has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal
provisions of the country of any offence concerning
his professional conduct.
(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate.
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority.
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority.
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information.
(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for
participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA.
(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively.
(j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities.
(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money
laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Section IV: Procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
Notice on a buyer profile
Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 92-157113 of 14.5.2013
by oracle e-sourcing system.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no
Section VI: Complementary information