Trident Utilities Limited Public Body Procurement Framework

Trident Utilities Limited Public Body Procurement Framework

This is a framework designed for use by public body organisations to enable them to have fully EU and OJEU regulated process for the procurement of electricity and natural gas and associated energy supplier selection.

United Kingdom-Blackpool: Energy and related services

2016/S 020-031152

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Trident Utilities Ltd / Grand Union Housing Group
Unit 6 Whitehills Road, Whitehills Business Park
Contact point(s): Public Sector Procurement
For the attention of: Suzanne Wilkinson
FY4 5LW Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3456349500
E-mail: framework@tridentutilities.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA32010

Electronic access to information: https://tridentutilities-my.sharepoint.com/personal/suzanne_wilkinson_tridentutilities_co_uk/_layouts/15/guestaccess.aspx?guestaccesstoken=9U953oinYh7lLimGwr0cNiePfU71NPEoJ%2bhJXVJpcYs%3d&docid=02b911

Further information can be obtained from: Trident Utilities Ltd
Trident House, Whitehills Drive
Contact point(s): Public Sector Procurement
For the attention of: Suzanne Wilkinson
FY4 5LW Blackpoool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3456349500
E-mail: framework@tridentutilities.co.uk
Internet address: www.tridentutilities.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Trident Utilities Ltd
Trident House, Whitehills Drive
Contact point(s): Public Sector Procurement
For the attention of: Suzanne Wilkinson
FY4 5LW Blackpoool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3456349500
E-mail: framework@tridentutilities.co.uk
Internet address: www.tridentutilities.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Trident Utilities Ltd
Trident House, Whitehills Drive
Contact point(s): Public Sector Procurement
For the attention of: Suzanne Wilkinson
FY4 5LW Blackpoool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3456349500
E-mail: framework@tridentutilities.co.uk
Internet address: www.tridentutilities.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Energy Procurement Consultant working in cooperation with a public sector body on behalf of other bodies governed by public sector law

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health
Housing and community amenities
Recreation, culture and religion
Education
Other: energy procurement consultant working in cooperation with a public sector body and on behalf of Public Sector Bodies who operate in the following Public Activities — General Public Services, Health, Housing and Community Amenities, Social Protection, Recrea

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Grand Union Housing Group

Gwalia Housing

This framework may also be used by the following potential public sector organisations and / or groups, organisations or other bodies who are authorised to procure energy on behalf of those same public sector bodies: (housing associations and those involved in public funded social housing, local and regional authorities, healthcare and the NHS, schools, colleges, universities and other educational bodies, central government, the police service, the fire service and any other publicly funded body) It is not possible to specify the complete details of each individual participant as these may be subject to change.

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Trident Utilities Limited Public Body Procurement Framework.

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 999

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: Five year energy contracts can now be purchased so the framework is to run alongside the maximum duration that can be obtained for the purpose of continuity.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 100 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This is a framework designed for use by public body organisations to enable them to have fully EU and OJEU regulated process for the procurement of electricity and natural gas and associated energy supplier selection.
It is anticipated that the opportunity to procure electricity and gas through this framework arrangement will be taken up by a wide range of public sector organisations, during the initial term. It is not possible to specify exactly who will participate, due to the nature of the framework and the fluid nature of the potential participants however.
The framework consists of 8 separate lots, with potential energy suppliers having the opportunity to bid for all lots or for each separate lot on an individual basis.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=162642

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71314000, 71314200, 71314300, 09300000, 65400000, 31121300, 38551000, 09000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Variable depending upon individual organisations opting to purchase through the framework.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Trident has the ability to extend the framework lots by up to 5 years at their discretion.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Fixed electricity basket

1)Short description

This will be awarded to qualifying suppliers to allow like minded organisations to maximize their market purchasing power. Initially there will be shorter term contracts put in place to allow for a co-terminating end date and then 1 individual purchase for the group per annum. Sites will then be added in individually throughout the contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71314000, 71314200, 71314300, 09300000, 65400000, 31121300, 38551000, 09000000

3)Quantity or scope

Variable depending upon individual organisation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Flexible electricity basket

1)Short description

This would be a flexible basket which would be started when there is suitable volume to be added into a basket. Therefore it is the intention that this will be awarded to qualifying suppliers to then be tendered by Mini-Competitions.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71314200, 71314300, 71314000, 09300000, 65400000, 31121300, 38551000, 09000000

3)Quantity or scope

Variable depending upon individual organisation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Flexible electricity single user

1)Short description

There will be multiple suppliers awarded to lot 3, which will then result in a number of mini-competitions for the individual organisations.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71314000, 71314200, 71314300, 09300000, 65400000, 31121300, 38551000, 09000000

3)Quantity or scope

Variable depending upon individual organisation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Electricity tendering on fixed basis

1)Short description

There will be multiple suppliers awarded to lot 4, which will then result in a number of mini-competitions for the individual organisations.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71314000, 71314200, 71314300, 09300000, 65400000, 31121300, 38551000, 09000000

3)Quantity or scope

Variable depending upon individual organisation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Fixed gas basket

1)Short description

This will be awarded to qualifying suppliers to allow like minded organisations to maximize their market purchasing power. Initially there will be shorter term contracts put in place to allow for a co-terminating end date and then one individual purchase for the group per annum. Sites will then be added in individually throughout the contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71314000, 71314200, 71314300, 65400000, 09000000, 09300000, 31121300, 38551000

3)Quantity or scope

Variable depending upon individual organisation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Flexible gas basket

1)Short description

This would be a flexible basket which would be started when there is suitable volume to be added into a basket. Therefore it is the intention that this will be awarded to multiple suppliers to then be tendered by Mini-Competitions.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09000000, 09300000, 31121300, 38551000, 65400000, 71314000, 71314200, 71314300

3)Quantity or scope

Variable depending upon individual organisation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Flexible gas single user

1)Short description

There will be multiple suppliers awarded to lot 7, which will then result in a number of mini-competitions for the individual organisations.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09000000, 09300000, 31121300, 38551000, 65400000, 71314000, 71314200, 71314300

3)Quantity or scope

Variable depending upon individual organisation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8 Lot title: Gas tendering on fixed basis

1)Short description

There will be multiple suppliers awarded to lot 8, which will then result in a number of mini-competitions for the individual organisations.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09000000, 09300000, 31121300, 38551000, 65400000, 71314200, 71314300, 71314000

3)Quantity or scope

Variable depending upon individual organisation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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:
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: Provision of energy related data including invoices and associated charges to be provided to the users energy procurement consultant, Trident Utilities Ltd.
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please note that the notice is only open to suppliers who hold a licence for the supply electricity or natural gas in Great Britain or Northern Ireland.
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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 25
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: This will be done by completion of the PQQ.
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 below

1. Account management. Weighting 15

2. Flexibility. Weighting 15

3. Reporting. Weighting 15

4. Billing. Weighting 15

5. Supplier margins. Weighting 15

6. Pass through elements. Weighting 10

7. Products and Services. Weighting 10

8. Environmental/charity. Weighting 5

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

29.2.2016 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

7.3.2016

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 5 years.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Framework Partnership.
Please be aware Trident Utilities are working with Grand Union Housing Group who will be backing this Framework. Trident will be working in conjunction with Grand Union and in consultation with other public body organisations to develop a suitable framework in order that other public bodies can also opt to procure electricity and gas through this framework to be fully EU and OJEU compliant.
(MT Ref:162642).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Trident Utilities
Unit 6, Whitehills Business Park, Westby
FY4 5LW Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: framework@tridentutilities.co.uk
Telephone: +44 3456349500
Internet address: www.tridentutilties.co.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Trident Utilities Ltd
Unit 6, Whitehills Business Park, Westby
FY4 5LW Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: framework@tridentutilities.co.uk
Telephone: +44 3456349500
Internet address: www.tridentutilties.co.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Trident Utilities Ltd
Unit 6, Whitehills Business Park, Westby
FY4 5LW Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: framework@tridentutilities.co.uk
Telephone: +44 3456349500
Internet address: www.tridentutilties.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28.1.2016

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