Utilities Management Software Metering Framework

Utilities Management Software Metering Framework

Crown Commercial Service is putting in place a framework agreement for Utilities Management Software, Metering and Ancillary Services to make full end to end data management services available to our customers. 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Energy-management services

2017/S 223-463853

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.gov.uk/ccs

Address of the buyer profile: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk
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

Other activity: public procurement

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Utilities Management Software Metering and Ancillary Services.

Reference number: RM3800

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71314200

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service is putting in place a framework agreement for Utilities Management Software, Metering and Ancillary Services to make full end to end data management services available to our customers. The aim of this agreement is to provide customers with the key data required to unlock savings across their utilities portfolios.

This agreement will cover 3 core areas — metering services for all utilities (Lots 1-7), utilities data management software (Lot 8), and utilities bureau services (Lot 9)

The framework agreement will be available to be used by the UK public sector bodies identified at VI.3 (and any future successors to these organisations), including central government departments and their arm’s length bodies, non-departmental public bodies, wider public sector, NHS bodies, local authorities, and health and third sector organisations.

Suppliers will be required to provide full national coverage.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Half Hourly Electricity Mop Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

50411300
48444100
72316000
72314000
72310000
38554000
38551000
71314000
71314200
72300000
65500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall provide a full suite of Meter Operator (MOP), Data Aggregation and Data Collection (DA/DC) Services for Half Hourly Electricity Metering Hardware including:

i. Provision of fiscal Metering Hardware,

ii. Installation of new Metering Hardware including,

iii. Relocation of Metering Hardware,

iv. Ongoing Maintenance of Metering Hardware including,

v. Removal, de-energisation and decommissioning of Metering Hardware,

vi. Data Aggregation and Data Collection (DA/DC) Services in line with the relevant practices of the Balancing Settlement Code (BSC),

vii. Provide aggregated Half Hourly Electricity data for all relevant Metering Hardware for each initial Settlement Run and Reconciliation Settlement Run before the deadlines established within the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC), Section N, Clause 3 Payment Calendar,

viii. Communication of Data to the nominated utilities supplier for billing purposes,

ix. Provision of a basic Visualisation Portal updated on a day +1.

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

Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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

The duration for the placing of orders is the initial Framework Agreement period of three (3) years. The Authority may extend the duration of the Framework Agreement for any period or periods up to a maximum of one (1) years in total from the expiry of the initial Framework Agreement period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Electricity Metering Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45333200
50330000
72314000
50411300
38421100
38554000
50411100
50411200
65500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall provide Metering Services for electricity Metering Hardware (excluding Half Hourly Electricity Metering Hardware) including Import, Export and Generation. This shall include:

i. Provision of Fiscal Metering Hardware,

ii. Provision of Sub-Metering, Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) or Data Logger Hardware (classified as Metering Hardware),

iii. Ongoing Maintenance of Metering Hardware,

iv. Relocation of Metering Hardware,

v. Ongoing Maintenance of Metering Hardware throughout the life of the Call Off Contract with the Contracting Authority,

vi. Removal, de-energisation and decommissioning of Metering Hardware,

vii. Data Aggregation of acquired Metering Hardware readings through Automated Meter Reading (AMR),

viii. Communication of Data to the Contracting Authority and relevant utilities supplier for billing purposes.

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

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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

The duration for the placing of orders is the initial Framework Agreement period of three (3) years. The Authority may extend the duration of the Framework Agreement for any period or periods up to a maximum of one (1) years in total from the expiry of the initial Framework Agreement period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Gas Metering Services

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72310000
71314200
48444100
50411200
72316000
38551000
45333200
71314000
65500000
72314000
72300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall provider Metering Services for Daily Metered and Non-Daily Metered Gas Metering Hardware including:

i. Provision of Sub-Metering, Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) or Data Logger Hardware (referred as Metering Hardware),

ii. Installation of new Metering Hardware acquired through the Call Off Contract,

iii. Relocation of Metering Hardware,

iv. Ongoing Maintenance of Metering Hardware,

v. Removal, de-energisation and decommissioning of Metering Hardware,

vi. Data aggregation of acquired Metering Hardware readings through Automated Meter Reading (AMR),

vii. Communication of Data to the Contracting Authority and relevant utilities supplier for billing purposes as requested by the Contracting Authority.

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

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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

The duration for the placing of orders is the initial Framework Agreement period of three (3) years. The Authority may extend the duration of the Framework Agreement for any period or periods up to a maximum of one (1) years in total from the expiry of the initial Framework Agreement period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Water Metering Services

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71314200
38551000
48444100
65500000
38421100
50411100
71314000
72314000
72316000
72300000
72310000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall provide Metering Services for water Sub-Metering, Flow Meters and Data Logger Hardware including water supply and wastewater sewerage Services. This shall include:

i. Provision of Sub-Metering, Flow Meters or Data Logger Hardware (referred to as Metering Hardware),

ii. Installation of new Metering Hardware,

iii. Ongoing Maintenance of Metering Hardware,

iv. Relocation of Metering Hardware,

v. Removal, de-energisation and decommissioning of Metering Hardware as requested by the Contracting Authority,

vi. Data Aggregation of acquired data readings through Automated Meter Readings (AMR),

vii. Communication of Data to the Contracting Authority.

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

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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

The duration for the placing of orders is the initial Framework Agreement period of three (3) years. The Authority may extend the duration of the Framework Agreement for any period or periods up to a maximum of one (1) years in total from the expiry of the initial Framework Agreement period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Fuels Metering Services

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72300000
48444100
71314200
72314000
72316000
71314000
65500000
38551000
72310000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall provide Metering Services for fuel Sub-Metering and Data Logger Hardware

These Metering Services shall include:

i. Provision of Sub-Metering or Data Logger Hardware,

ii. Installation of new Metering Hardware,

iii. Ongoing Maintenance of Metering Hardware,

iv. Relocation of Metering Hardware,

v. Removal, de-energisation and decommissioning of Metering Hardware,

vi. Data aggregation of acquired Metering Hardware readings either through Automated Meter Reading (AMR), Telemetry or through another organisations AMR or Telemetry platform,

vii. Communication of Data to the Contracting Authority,

viii. Communication of the data to the utilities supplier to assist in facilitating Supplier Managed Replenishment.

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

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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

The duration for the placing of orders is the initial Framework Agreement period of three (3) years. The Authority may extend the duration of the Framework Agreement for any period or periods up to a maximum of one (1) years in total from the expiry of the initial Framework Agreement period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Steam Metering Services

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72300000
72314000
71314000
72316000
38551000
71314200
72310000
48444100
65500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall provide Metering Services to cover steam flow Metering Hardware. This shall include:

i. Provision of Sub-Metering or Data Logger Hardware,

ii. Installation of new Metering Hardware,

iii. Ongoing Maintenance of Metering Hardware,

iv. Relocation of Metering Hardware,

v. Removal, de-energisation and decommissioning of Metering Hardware,

vi. Data aggregation of acquired Metering Hardware readings through Automated Meter Reading (AMR),

vii. Communication of Data to the Contracting Authority.

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

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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

The duration for the placing of orders is the initial Framework Agreement period of three (3) years. The Authority may extend the duration of the Framework Agreement for any period or periods up to a maximum of one (1) years in total from the expiry of the initial Framework Agreement period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Heating and Chilling Metering Services

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72310000
38551000
72300000
48444100
72316000
65500000
72314000
71314000
71314200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall provide Metering Services for Heating and Chilling meters. This shall include:

i. Provision of Sub-Metering or Data Logger Hardware (referred to as Metering Hardware),

ii. Installation of new Metering Hardware,

iii. Ongoing Maintenance of Metering Hardware,

iv. Relocation of Metering Hardware,

v. Removal, de-energisation and decommissioning of Metering Hardware,

vi. Data Aggregation of acquired Metering Hardware readings through Automated Meter Reading (AMR),

vii. Communication of Data to the Contracting Authority,

viii. Communication of the data to the utilities supplier to assist in facilitating Supplier Managed Replenishment.

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

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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

The duration for the placing of orders is the initial Framework Agreement period of three (3) years. The Authority may extend the duration of the Framework Agreement for any period or periods up to a maximum of one (1) years in total from the expiry of the initial Framework Agreement period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Utilities Management Software

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48444100
72300000
48000000
71314000
72310000
48440000
72316000
72314000
71314200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

— The Supplier shall provide Contracting Authorities with access (via user licences) to a Software Product to upload, visualise, manage, report and manipulate utilities data from across their portfolio.

— A Contracting Authority will be permitted to request the Services set out below in this section 11 as individual requirements or as a Full Service Provision within their Call Off Contract based on their individual requirements.

— The Supplier shall provide the Contracting Authority with all of the Services the Contracting Authority has specified, either as a Full Service Provision or as individual requirements as set out in the Contracting Authority’s Call Off Contract.

— The Supplier shall provide the Contracting Authority with access to assistance and help to support the use of the Software Product for the duration of the Call Off Contract.

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

Value excluding VAT: 35 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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

The duration for the placing of orders is the initial Framework Agreement period of three (3) years. The Authority may extend the duration of the Framework Agreement for any period or periods up to a maximum of one (1) years in total from the expiry of the initial Framework Agreement period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Utilities Bureau Services

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72310000
72300000
71314200
71314000
48444100
72316000
71314300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall provide outsourced Bureau Services to deliver Energy Management Services on behalf of the Contracting Authority.

The Supplier shall work proactively with the Contracting Authority to assist in the delivery of their Energy Management Strategy.

The Supplier shall monitor the effectiveness of the Bureau Services provision throughout each Call Off Contract.

A Contracting Authority will be permitted to request Services as individual requirements or as a Full Service Provision within their Call Off Contract based on their individual requirements.

The Supplier shall be provide the Contracting Authority with all of the Services the Contracting Authority has specified, either as a Full Service Provision or as individual requirements as set out in the Contracting Authority’s Call Off Contract.

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

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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

The duration for the placing of orders is the initial Framework Agreement period of three (3) years. The Authority may extend the duration of the Framework Agreement for any period or periods up to a maximum of one (1) years in total from the expiry of the initial Framework Agreement period.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the 2015 Public Contract Regulations (implementing the Directive) on the basis of information provided in response to an Invitation to Bid.

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite.

If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for CCS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; the name of the registered supplier; and the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crown Commercial Service will process the email and then enable the supplier to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to the Emptoris messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Support Desk email: eEnablement@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Bids must be submitted by the date in IV.2.2.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 49
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

An electronic auction will be used for Lot 1 only as stated in the procurement documents.

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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 191-344287

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

Date: 18/12/2017
Local time: 15:00
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/12/2017
Local time: 15:01
Place:

Electronically, via web-based portal.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

.

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:

Crown Commercial Service expressly reserves the right (i) not to award any Framework Agreement as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the Crown Commercial Service be liable for any costs incurred by the bidders.

The value provided in Section II.1.5 is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee that Suppliers will receive any business through this Framework Agreement.

As part of this Contract Notice, the following can be accessed at:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/98e91d0e-dc6c-4adf-8637-c0ad2d3dc658

OJEU Contract Notice customer list;

OJEU Contract Notice rights reserved by Crown Commercial Service; and

OJEU Contract Notice transparency information for Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreements.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Crown Commercial Service
N/A
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Crown Commercial Service
N/A
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

There is no right of appeal in this procurement. If you have a complaint or seek to challenge the outcome, please follow the guidance on procedure contained in the previous section.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Crown Commercial Service
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/11/2017

 

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