Supply of Biomass Wood Pellets

Supply of Biomass Wood Pellets

Historic consumption figures indicate that we use 500-600 tonnes of pellet per annum, 70-85 tonne per month dependent upon weather conditions.

United Kingdom-Newport: Wood fuels

2015/S 123-225070

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Office for National Statistics
Government Buildings, Cardiff Road
Contact point(s): pu.projects@ons.gsi.gov.uk
For the attention of: Amy Jones
NP10 8XG Newport
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1633456035
E-mail: pu.projects@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.statistics.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: www.delta-esourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: as above

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

Other: non-departmental government body

I.3)Main activity

Other: Office for National Statistics is the Contracting Authority that provides UK Statistical Services

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:

Supply of Biomass Wood Pellets.

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKL21

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)

Wood fuels. Fuel wood. The ONS has two Endress USF-W Biomass Boilers which use Wood Pellet. The boilers are fed from two 30 tonne capacity wood silos. The product to be supplied is an ENPlus A1 6mm pellet that must conform to the industry standard EN14961. The heating season runs from the 1st October to the 30th April. Historic consumption figures indicate that we use 500-600 tonnes of pellet per annum, 70-85 tonne per month dependent upon weather conditions.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09111400, 03413000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

The ONS has two Endress USF-W Biomass Boilers which use Wood Pellet. The boilers are fed from two 30 tonne capacity wood silos. The product to be supplied is an ENPlus A1 6mm pellet that must conform to the industry standard EN14961. The heating season runs from the 1st October to the 30th April. Historic consumption figures indicate that we use 500-600 tonnes of pellet per annum, 70-85 tonne per month dependent upon weather conditions.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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:

As per tender documentation.
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As per tender documentation.
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The product to be supplied is an ENPlus A1 6mm pellet that must conform to the industry standard EN14961.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The product to be supplied is an ENPlus A1 6mm pellet that must conform to the industry standard EN14961.
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:

PU-15-0111

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

27.7.2015 – 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

until: 28.7.2015

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27.7.2015 – 17:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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 considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Newport:-Wood-fuels./ZN9JB9T4Q3

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/ZN9JB9T4Q3

GO Reference: GO-2015625-PRO-6718800.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Office for National Statistics
Government Buildings, Cardiff Road
NP10 8XG Newport
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: pu.projects@ons.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1633456035

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: ONS will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days stand still period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from ONS before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of three working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be required from the contact point shown in I.1If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the high court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within three months). Where a contract has not been entered into, the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order ONS to amend any document and may award damages. If a contract has been entered into, the court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25.6.2015

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