Hydrogen Heating Technical Support Contract

Hydrogen Heating Technical Support Contract

Procurement of technical architecture/support services in relation to its work on hydrogen for heating programme.

United Kingdom-London: Technical support services2020/S 223-549494

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
Postal address: 1 Victoria Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1H 0ET
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Nick Stanworth and Laura Hood
E-mail: hydrogenheating.procurement@beis.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2072152967
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.delta-esourcing.com
Address of the buyer profile: www.delta-esourcing.com

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: www.delta-esourcing.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Hydrogen Heating Technical Support Contract

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71356300 Technical support services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Technical support supplier(s) will provide continued support in identifying and taking forward a comprehensive programme of work to test and demonstrate the safety, technical feasibility, consumer impacts and consumer acceptability of using hydrogen in place of natural gas for heating at scale.

Contractor responsibilities may include: programme technical architecture, day-to-day technical oversight of programme, interpreting key technical outputs and providing gap analyses to support design, development and delivery of strategies to close evidence gaps and support on the coordination of the overall programme of work.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71356300 Technical support services
24111600 Hydrogen
71300000 Engineering services
71318000 Advisory and consultative engineering services
71621000 Technical analysis or consultancy services
72224000 Project management consultancy services
71313000 Environmental engineering consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Procurement of technical architecture/support services in relation to its work on hydrogen for heating programme and is keen to attract a diverse supplier pool with a range of expert strategic and technical perspectives on the programme of work. Technical support supplier(s) will provide continued support in identifying and taking forward a comprehensive programme of work to test and demonstrate the safety, technical feasibility, consumer impacts and consumer acceptability of using hydrogen in place of natural gas for heating at scale.

Contractor responsibilities may include: programme technical architecture, day-to-day technical oversight of programme, interpreting key technical outputs and providing gap analyses to support design, development and delivery of strategies to close evidence gaps and support on the coordination of the overall programme of work.

For background information, the full specification and further information for this procurement please see the ITT.

 

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

Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 14
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.2.13)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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/V3G5KF66G4

 

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Where applicable any professional or trade register details should be provided in response to the tender.

 

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.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 18/12/2020
Local time: 10:00
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/12/2020
Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.3)Additional information:

 

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Technical-support-services./V3G5KF66G4

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/V3G5KF66G4

GO Reference: GO-20201111-PRO-17358599

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/11/2020