Woodchip Supply Contract
NHS GG&C require the purchase of a heat supply agreement through a woodchip supply contract for the 3.2 MW biomass plant at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley.
United Kingdom-Glasgow: Fuel wood
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Procurement Department, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 84 Castle Street
For the attention of: Sarah Cockram
G4 0SF Glasgow
Telephone: +44 1412114306
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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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The contract will comprise of the supply of heat measured through a heat metering system from woodchip which feeds the biomass boiler system along with the removal of ash produced by the biomass system.
Wood chip providers must be registered on the Biomass suppliers list and be able to provide wood chip to the requirements are defined as Fuel specification, classification according to CEN / TS 14961, Size P-100, Moisture Content — M40 to M50 Further to this wood chip providers must be able to deliver the wood chip in a 90-100 m³ moving floor vessel. Expected volume of woodchip required to fill the fuel store will be in the region of 400 m3 or thereby (140 tonnes or thereby). The following woodchip tonnage calculations have been based on calculation 2.9.1 Calculation of the woodchips requirement for a boiler in the Wood Fuels Handbook:
NCV30 = 12.2 Mj/kg = 3.4 kwh/kg;
Estimated annual consumption = 16 235 844 kwh (at 60 % of total required capacity);
Plant efficiency = 85 %;
Total woodchip tonnage requirement = (Heat to be supplied/NCV/plant efficiency) / 1 000
= (16 235 844 / 3.4 / 0.85 ) / 1 000
= 5 617 tonnes PA
— NB these figures are estimates based on 30 % moisture content of a non specific wood. These figures should not be taken as binding but as examples only.
Heat from the woodchip will be measured by a steam metering facility in accordance with the agreed metering arrangement that will be accepted by OFGEM.
Wood chip providers must be able to remove the ash produced by the biomass boiler in accordance with the guidelines set out in Container Handling Equipment Manufacturers (CHEM) Technical Standard Number 8 — Basic demountable subframe for hook units.
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II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: It is expected that one supplier will have the capacity to take ownership of the whole contract. Due to the complex metering requirements required by OFGEM for the installation, all heat will have to be measured through the heat/steam meters on the system. Mixing of suppliers would mean that estimations would be required for the wood chip to steam production and therefore would not be compliant with the RHI criteria. Due to the variability of wood conditions, to contract with two suppliers would leave dubiety over source of any non compliant/poorer quality wood.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 171-310671 of 4.9.2015
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: