Tender for Design and Operation of Solar Photovoltaic Farm
Invitation to Tender for the Design, Installation, Operation and Maintenance of the Toggam Farm Solar Park, Suffolk, UK.
United Kingdom-Bury St Edmunds: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Forest Heath District Council
College Heath Road, Mildenhall
Contact point(s): Forest Heath District Council
For the attention of: Ziaul Quader
IP28 7EY Bury St Edmunds
Telephone: +44 1284757310
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.westsuffolk.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
Electronic access to information: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKH14
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Involves the following works:
— Design of the photovoltaic installation, infrastructure and associated works;
— Installation of all works necessary to form a fully functional secure and operational solar farm;
— Registration of the solar farm with Ofgem for the 1.3 ROC; and
— Management, operation and maintenance of the solar farm initially for a period of up to 5 years (3 years plus an option for a 2 year extension) (the Works).
It is intended that the successful tenderer will be awarded the Contract by no later than the 13.10.2015 with the Contract to commence on the 24.10.2015 and completion with Ofgem registration for the ROC by 31.3.2016 at the very latest.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
45000000, 45200000, 45400000, 50700000, 35120000, 09300000, 09330000, 09331200, 09331000, 65410000, 71000000, 71322000, 79993000
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The Authority will only consider Tenders from organisations who have installed over 1 MWp of ground mounted solar (single site).
In accordance with Article 58c of Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulation 58(15-18) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 156-286280 of 14.8.2015
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The works do not include the following:
— Design, management, installation, operation and maintenance of the required grid connection works;
— Establishment of a Power Purchase Agreement for the sale of the energy generated by the Toggam Farm Solar Park;
— 3rd party technical advice and scrutiny of the works.
The design, management, installation, operation and maintenance of the required grid connection will be undertaken separately by an independent connection provider. The successful tenderer will be required to work with the connection provider to deliver a successful project.
The Authority will only consider Tenders from organisations who have installed over 1 MWp of ground mounted solar (single-site).
If you are interested in this procurement project, please make sure to download all documents and follow the instructions in those documents. Tender documents are available to download from our electronic tendering system: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk/
Tender documents are ready to be downloaded from 4.9.2015.
If you need any help with our electronic tendering system, please find below contact details of our system help desk:
Telephone: +44 1473260232.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: