Biomass Boiler wood fuel supply
Wood fuels. Cherwell District Council is inviting Tenders for inclusion in a framework to supply and deliver premium grade, quality assured woodfuel, from local sustainable sources to three biomass heating systems.
UK-Banbury: Wood fuels
Section I: Contracting authority
Cherwell District Council
Bodicote House, White Post Road, Bodicote
Contact point(s): Joint Procurement Team, Cherwell District Council and South Northamptonshire Council
For the attention of: Ken Fowler
OX15 4AA Banbury
Telephone: +44 295753749
Fax: +44 295221985
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cherwell.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://cherwelllive.cherwell.domain/finance/procurement/
Electronic access to information: www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.cherwell.gov.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)
Section II: Object of the contract
NUTS code UKJ14
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
The framework will encompass woodfuel supply to 3 biomass heating systems:
1. Bicester Leisure Centre. Insert address & postcode here.
a. Commissioning date estimated July 2013.
b. Estimated Maximum Capacity Rating c.500kW.
c. Estimated annual fuel demand c.700 tonnes woodchip (30 %-40 % moisture content).
2. Thorpe Lane Depot. Insert address & postcode here.
a. Commissioned July 2011.
b. 40 kW Solarfocus Therminator II
c. Current annual fuel demand c.25 tonnes woodchip (30% moisture content)
3. Bodicote House. Insert address & postcode here.
a. Commissioned 2011.
b. 145 kW Gilles HPK-RA 145.
c. Current annual fuel demand c.55 tonnes wood pellet.
d. At the earliest possible date (2014) the Authority intends to switch to wood chip.
Estimated Total annual woodfuel supply required:
— 725 tonnes premium grade woodchip c.30 % Moisture Content. Dimensions to be confirmed,
— 55 tonnes wood pellet.
Future woodfuel demand
The Authority intends to install additional woodfuel heating systems as part of its commitment to sustainability and the development of NW Bicester/Eco Bicester (further information on NW Bicester – www.ecobicester.co.uk. Therefore the framework supplier should demonstrate the ability to meet additional future demand for woodfuel across Cherwell District
Optional service provision – biomass heating system maintenance
Bidders may also provide details of any biomass heating system maintenance services wish to offer the Council, covering the three systems associated with this woodfuel supply framework agreement (and future installations). Bidders must demonstrate appropriate training and prior experience and include three reference sites.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 440 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: Terms and Conditions provided with Tender Documents.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr
Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available. depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
e) Where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract;
j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
k) With regard to the products to be supplied: (i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests; (ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
Section IV: Procedure
Payable documents: no
Cherwell District Council, Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, OX15 4AA
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no
Section VI: Complementary information
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GO Reference: GO-20121221-PRO-4471133
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.12.2012