Electricity meter operator services framework

Electricity meter operator services framework -512/12

Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation.

UK-Leicester: repair and maintenance services of electricity meters

2012/S 60-097776

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (see www.espo.org) for itself and on behalf of the ‘Pro 5’ Group of Professional Buying Organisations (see http://www.espo.org/index.asp?CMD=PRO)
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park
Contact point(s): Hollie Ruston
LE19 1ES Leicester
Telephone: +44 1162657928
E-mail: h.ruston@espo.org
Fax: +44 1162944399

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.espo.org

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Other: Local Authority Services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

To establish electricity meter operator services framework -512/12.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Tenders are invited for half hourly meter operator services and data collection/aggregation services. Whilst initially for use by local authorities served by the Pro5 Group (see http://www.espo.org/index.asp?CMD=PRO), being Central Purchasing Bodies as defined by the EU Combined Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC, the framework agreement may also be open for use by the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authority Councils; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Police, Fire & Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords. Full details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/ojeu-framework-permissible-users.

This contract is divided into lots: yes

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50411300, 72314000, 65500000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Meter operator service

1)Short description:
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 2 Lot title: Data collection/aggregation services

1)Short description:
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


5)Additional information about lots:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:

GO Reference: GO-2012322-PRO-3803733.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:22.3.2012