Framework Contract for consultancy support for Collective Switching Services

Framework Contract for consultancy support for Collective Switching Services

Local Government Association is considering undertaking a collective energy switching project and providing a collective switching framework agreement for all local authorities in the UK. Supplier Day details below.UK-London: miscellaneous business-related services

2012/S 229-377350

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Local Government Association
Local Government House, Smith Square
For the attention of: Tina Holland
SW1P 3HZ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2076643000
E-mail: tina.holland@local.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

TBC
United Kingdom
London
UNITED KINGDOM

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

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

Framework Contract for consultancy support for Collective Switching Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
UK wide.
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Local Government Association is considering undertaking a collective energy switching project and providing a collective switching framework agreement for all local authorities in the UK. We are looking to partner with external organisations to facilitate delivery of such schemes and are therefore seeking to better understand the collective switching supplier market in terms of numbers, and methods of approach. Please note, this is a market information exercise and may not necessarily lead to any future procurement process.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000,00 and 1 000 000,00 GBP
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79990000, 79411000, 79410000, 71314200, 71314300

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

31.1.2013
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

The LGA recognises that there is no set model for how a collective switching project should operate. It invites organisatios who could provide a collective switching service, to register their interest in a potential project. We are looking to include all councils as participating bodies in the framework contract. Expressions of interest can be submitted by emailing tina.holland@local.gov.uk by 25.1.2015.

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

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.11.2012