Energy Consultancy Tender for OFGEM

Energy Consultancy Tender for OFGEM

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Gas, Electricity and Renewable Heat Technical Consultancy.

United Kingdom-London: Technical analysis or consultancy services

2014/S 014-020874

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Ofgem
9 Millbank
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Gareth Morris
SW1P 3GE London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079017000
E-mail: gareth.morris@ofgem.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ofgem.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10021

Electronic access to information: www.mytenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.mytenders.org

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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Other: Energy regulator
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Gas, Electricity and Renewable Heat Technical Consultancy.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This notice relates to our intention to put in place a framework for technical consultancy for gas (Lot 1), electricity (Lot 2) and renewable heat advice (Lot 3).
Each of these Lots will then be further divided into a number of specific Sub-Lots such as gas and electricty transmission and distribution, gas production and utilisation, metering, electricity generation and metering, renewable heat generation and heat transfer technologies, heat distribution and biomethane.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=112224.The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71621000, 71600000, 71313000, 71314300, 71336000

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

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

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 7 000 000 and 8 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 2 year initial period plus option to extend by up to 2 years
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Gas Advice

1)Short description

Please see attached Invitation to tender.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71621000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see attached Invitation to tender.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Electricity Advice

1)Short description

Please see attached Invitation to tender.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71621000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see attached Invitation to tender.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Renewable Heat Advice

1)Short description

Please see attached Invitation to tender.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71621000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see attached Invitation to tender.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see Invitation to tender.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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 authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 226-393609 of 21.11.2013

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.3.2014 – 12:00
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

All information required is in attached invitation to tender.
(MT Ref:112224)
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:17.1.2014