Technical Advisers in Relation to the Development of New Nuclear Projects

Technical Advisers in Relation to the Development of New Nuclear Projects in the UK

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in relation to the: Challenges and solutions to developing large scale nuclear projects.

United Kingdom-London: Advisory and consultative engineering services

2017/S 162-334302

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
Commercial Team, 2nd Floor, Abbey 1, 1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET
United Kingdom
Contact person: Paul Farthing
Telephone: +44 3000685307
E-mail: Paul.farthing@beis.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy,Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy,
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Advisory-and-consultative-engineering-services./2873KHYNB8
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/2873KHYNB8
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Technical Advisers in Relation to the Development of New Nuclear Projects in the UK.

Reference number: TRN1344/08/2017

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71318000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

BEIS are seeking to appoint technical advisers in relation to the development of new nuclear projects in the UK. Nuclear power is a key element of the electricity mix in the UK and there are a number in the pipeline, including but not constrained to proposed new nuclear projects at Wylfa, Newydd and Moorside, being developed by Horizon and NuGen.

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in relation to the:

— Challenges and solutions to developing large scale nuclear projects — including risk allocation, financing considerations and liability management.

— Assessment of risk allocation and costs required to attract different financing sources.

— Consideration of potential commercial structures to deliver risk allocation required to attract adequate investment within acceptable bounds from an energy consumer perspective.

Please see the further information in this advertisement and also the accompanying ITT.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71311300
71312000
71313000
71530000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BEIS are seeking to appoint technical advisers in relation to the development of new nuclear projects in the UK. Nuclear power is a key element of the electricity mix in the UK and there are a number in the pipeline, including but not constrained to proposed new nuclear projects at Wylfa, Newydd and Moorside, being developed by Horizon and NuGen.

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in relation to the:

— Challenges and solutions to developing large scale nuclear projects — including risk allocation, financing considerations and liability management.

— Assessment of risk allocation and costs required to attract different financing sources.

— Consideration of potential commercial structures to deliver risk allocation required to attract adequate investment within acceptable bounds from an energy consumer perspective.

The requirement will be:

— Advice and analysis on proposed project costs.

— Advice and analysis on construction programmes.

— Contributing to policy development and evaluation.

— To conduct due diligence of the project in relation to construction and operation phase.

— Advice on scrutiny of operators’ FDP submissions and support to subsequent negotiations on the FDP suite of documentation.

— Advice on technology risks including assessment of previous projects where the technology has been used.

— Advice on regulatory issues, permits, licensing and planning conditions as well as site related issues.

— Advice regarding adequacy of contingencies, liquidated damages and advice on potential risks to budget and schedule.

— Liaise with the appointed financial adviser on technical assumptions used in the financial model.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

This procurement is for a 4 year contract, however we may need to extend this up to a further 12 months if there is slippage with this programme.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 22/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/09/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Advisory-and-consultative-engineering-services./2873KHYNB8

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2873KHYNB8

GO Reference: GO-2017823-PRO-10884429.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
Commercial Team, 2nd Floor, Abbey 1, 1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000685307
E-mail: Paul.farthing@beis.gov.ukInternet address:www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23/08/2017

 

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