Community Energy Switching Scheme – Rotherham – Concession Contract

Community Energy Switching Scheme – Rotherham – Concession Contract

Rotherham MBC are seeking to identify a potential partner to develop a community energy switching scheme through a concession contract.

United Kingdom-Rotherham: Public utilities

2020/S 173-419271

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Rotherham MBC
Postal address: Riverside House, Main Street
Town: Rotherham
NUTS code: UKE31 Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham
Postal code: S60 1AE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Joanne Kirk
E-mail: joanne.kirk@rotherham.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1709334196
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.yortender.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.yortender.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

20-133 Community Energy Switching Scheme

 

Reference number: DN491601

II.1.2)Main CPV code

65000000 Public utilities

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Rotherham MBC are seeking to identify a potential partner to develop a community energy switching scheme through a concession contract.

The community energy switching scheme would be open to all Rotherham residents and the aim of the scheme is to reduce the number of households paying high tariffs for gas and electricity and consequently reduce fuel poverty.

The awarded service provider will work with the Council to market and communicate the best available tariff and encourage potential customers who will benefit financially to switch to one of the tariffs. The service provider will work with customers to ensure they remain on the most competitive tariff available. The offer will be marketed and communicated through a variety of mediums to target all residents including homes in fuel poverty and hard to reach communities.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

09300000 Electricity, heating, solar and nuclear energy
71314000 Energy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31 Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Rotherham MBC are seeking to identify a potential partner to develop a community energy switching scheme through a concession contract.

The community energy switching scheme would be open to all Rotherham residents and the aim of the scheme is to reduce the number of households paying high tariffs for gas and electricity and consequently reduce fuel poverty.

The awarded service provider will work with the Council to market and communicate the best available tariff and encourage potential customers who will benefit financially to switch to one of the tariffs. The service provider will work with customers to ensure they remain on the most competitive tariff available. The offer will be marketed and communicated through a variety of mediums to target all residents including homes in fuel poverty and hard to reach communities.

It is anticipated that the contract will commence on 1 March 2021 and will run for a period of 3 years making the expiry date 28 February 2024. The contract will have an option to extend by 1 x 24-month extension at the sole discretion of the Council making the latest possible expiry date 28 February 2026.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50 %
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 20 %
Cost criterion – Name: Commercial / Weighting: 30 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend by 1 x 24-month extension at the sole discretion of the Council making the latest possible expiry date 28 February 2026.

 

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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

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

Date: 09/10/2020
Local time: 14:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/10/2020
Local time: 14:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Head of Procurement
Postal address: Riverside House, Main Street
Town: Rotherham
Postal code: S60 1AE
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: karen.middlebrook@rotherham.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1709334755
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/09/2020