Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Northern Ireland

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Electricity Limtied (NIE). UK-Ballymena: battery chargers

2012/S 63-102585

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Northern Ireland Electricity Limtied (NIE)
Pennybridge Industrial Estate
For the attention of: Alan Armstrong
BT42 3HB Ballymena
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2825661868
E-mail: alan.armstrong@nie.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Northern Ireland Electricity Limited
Pennybridge Industrial Estate
For the attention of: Alan Armstrong
BT42 3HB Ballymena
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2825661868
E-mail: alan.armstrong@nie.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Northern Ireland Electricity Limited
Pennybridge Industrial Estate
For the attention of: Alan Armstrong
BT42 3HB Ballymena
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2825661868
E-mail: alan.armstrong@nie.co.uk

I.2)Main activity

Electricity
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

PE3574: 150 off Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Northern Ireland.
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: Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UKN0

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 a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 1
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 1 000 000 and 1 200 000 GBP

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

Northern Ireland Electricity Limited requires the services of a suitably qualified and experienced Supplier to carry out the design, supply, installation and commissioning of 150 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. Option to operate and maintain.
Further information in relation to the scope is detailed in PE 3754 Project Information Memorandum & Pre-Qualification Questionnaire available from the Contracting Entity on request.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31158100, 31610000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Further information related to the quantity or scope of this contract can be found within PE3574 Procurement Information Memorandum and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which is available from the Contracting Entity on request. See Annex A.II for details on how to request documentation.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 1 000 000 and 1 200 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.7.2012 Completion 30.6.2013

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Information relating to this contract can be found within PE3574 Procurement Information Memorandum and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which is available from the Contracting Entity on request.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Information relating to this contract can be found within PE3574 Procurement Information Memorandum and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which is available from the Contracting Entity on request.
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: Information relating to this contract can be found within PE3574 Procurement Information Memorandum and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which is available from the Contracting Entity on request.
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: Applicants must provide the information requested within the PE3574 Project Information Memorandum and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. The information provided by the Contractor within the Contracting Entity’s PQQ and the requested attachments shall be used to assess the suitability of bidders for participation in any future tender process. Failure to submit the PQQ or failure to provide all of the requested information may result in exclusion from the process. Applicant documentation may be obtained as set out in Annex A.II.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants must provide the information as requested within the Contracting Entity’s Procurement Information Memorandum and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire document.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants must provide the information as requested within the Contracting Entity’s Procurement Information Memorandum and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire document.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:

PE3574
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 4.5.2012 – 15:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

4.5.2012 – 15:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Entity shall not be held responsible for the making of payment for any costs or expenses whatsoever incurred by a company registering their interest in participating in the tender process or incurred by a company in the preparation and submission of a tender or participating in the tender procedure.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:26.3.2012