Supply of Solar Power Generating Equipment

Supply of Solar Power Generating Equipment

Supply of Solar Power generating equipment and provision of services including installation at healthcare centres in Kaduna State, Nigeria.

United Kingdom-London: Solar panels

2015/S 230-417748

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Crown Agents Limited, acting as an agent for and on behalf of the Secretary of State for International Development of the UK Government (DFID)
St Nicholas House, Sutton
Contact point(s): Crown Agents Ltd
For the attention of: Chris Gilbert
SM1 1EL London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: chris.gilbert@crownagents.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.crownagents.com

Electronic access to information: www.crownagents.com/suppliers/dfid

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Other: DFID’s main activity is supporting long term programmes to help tackle the underlying causes of poverty. DFID also responds to emergencies, both natural and man-made. DFID works in partnership with governments, civil society, private sector and multilater

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 Solar Power generating equipment and provision of services including installation at healthcare centres in Kaduna State, Nigeria.

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

Supplies
Purchase
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)

This is a call for competition for the supply, delivery and installation of PV panels, accumulators, electrical equipment, control cabins and accessories and provision of associated services. The ITB which incorporates the PQQ is available from the above named Electronic Access to Information point and must be completed and returned to the above named Contact point by the deadline specified in section IV.3.4).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09331000

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:

Supply of equipment and provision of services for off-grid solar power supply at 40 healthcare centres in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Total output will be approximately 2 MWp.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 000 000 and 8 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

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 1.1.2016. Completion 30.6.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Bid Guarantee: 2.5 % Bid Value
Performance Guarantee: 10 % Contract Value
Warranty Guarantee: 5 % Contract Value
Each of the above bank guarantees must be in the form provided by Crown Agents in the ITB, in the currency of the Bid, and from a bank acceptable to Crown Agents.

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

Payment will be made to supplier from funds transferred from DFID after completion of contract and therefore carries a very low risk.

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

Registered company.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Any particular conditions will be stated in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) or Invitation to Bid (ITB) documents.
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: All particular conditions will be stated in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) or Invitation to Bid (ITB) documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Audited accounts as specified in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Annual Turnover at least double the proposed contract value.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Relevant track record; availability of references; internationally recognised certification.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Minimum of 3 equivalent supply projects successfully completed, and as specified in the PQQ 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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction:
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CA/105938D/002

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

4.1.2016 – 13:00
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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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
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:

25.11.2015

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