Energy Market Advisory Services Tender

Energy Market Advisory Services Tender

Provide energy market advisory services to Northern Ireland public sector.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Energy and related services

2019/S 157-388031

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department of Finance
303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
Contact person: Collaboration.CPDfinance-ni.gov.uk
E-mail: Collaboration.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

NI Public Sector — Provision of Energy Market Advisory Services (ID 2298214)

Reference number: ID 2298214

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71314000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Construction and procurement delivery (CPD) is a Centre of procurement expertise (CoPE). It is responsible for disseminating advice and guidance on the direction and policies on public procurement to the Northern Ireland public sector and monitoring their implementation. It is also responsible for managing procurement’s on behalf of central government departments, their agencies and arm’s length bodies. In order to establish tender competitions during 2020/2021 in respect of electricity and gas and to manage the resultant contracts CPD now requires energy market intelligence expertise to provide specialist electricity and gas advisory services to the following bodies:

— Construction and procurement division (CPD),

— Education authority (EA),

— Translink,

— Business services organisation (BSO).

The contract will commence on the commencement date for 1 year with an option to extend for 1 further year.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 175 000.00 GBP

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)

71314200
71314300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Construction and procurement delivery (CPD) is a Centre of procurement expertise (CoPE). It is responsible for disseminating advice and guidance on the direction and policies on public procurement to the Northern Ireland public sector and monitoring their implementation. It is also responsible for managing procurement’s on behalf of central government departments, their agencies and arm’s length bodies. In order to establish tender competitions during 2020/2021 in respect of electricity and gas and to manage the resultant contracts CPD now requires energy market intelligence expertise to provide specialist electricity and gas advisory services to the following bodies:

— Construction and procurement division (CPD),

— Education authority (EA),

— Translink,

— Business services organisation (BSO).

The contract will commence on the commencement date for 1 year with an option to extend for 1 further year.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

This contract will be open for use by all organisations covered by the NI Public Procurement Policy (NIPPP). Details of these organisations can be found here https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/publications/list-public-bodies-which-can-participate-cpd-collaborative-frameworks

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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: 16/09/2019
Local time: 15:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 15/12/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/09/2019
Local time: 15:30
Place:

Clare House.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

CPD representatives.

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

CPD
Belfast
United Kingdom
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:

13/08/2019