National Energy Performance Contract Framework

National Energy Performance Contract Framework

Greater London Authority and Local Partnerships are procuring a framework agreement to succeed the current ‘RE:FIT’ Framework.

United Kingdom-London: Energy and related services

2019/S 194-471647

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Local Partnerships
18 Smith Square
London
SW1P 3HZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2071877379
E-mail: refit.procurement@local.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.bipsolutions.com

I.1)Name and addresses

The Greater London Authority
City Hall, The Queen’s Walk
London
SE1 2AA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079834100
E-mail: refit.procurement@local.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.london.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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:

National Energy Performance Contract Framework (RE:FIT)

Reference number: 4325070671

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71314000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Greater London Authority (GLA) and Local Partnerships are procuring a framework agreement to succeed the current ‘RE:FIT’ framework. The Framework will allow public bodies and Registered Social Landlords to contract with providers to make carbon savings and/or costs savings through implementing energy efficiency and/or energy generation measures to their buildings or estates. Service providers will identify and implement energy efficiency and/or generation measures enabling organisations to cut running costs, reduce energy consumption and lower carbon emissions. As part of the terms of the Framework Agreement, the Service Provider will guarantee a set level of savings and/or performance over a period of the arrangement.

Further information is provided in relation to the Framework at VI.3

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000 000.00 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)

71314000
09300000
09310000
09323000
09330000
09331000
09332000
31000000
31527260
31682000
39715000
39717200
42122000
42160000
42500000
44111520
44115220
44622000
45200000
45210000
45250000
45251000
45251200
45251250
45251220
45261900
45300000
45315000
45315300
45320000
45321000
45331000
45421130
50700000
50710000
50720000
50721000
51100000
65400000
65410000
71312000
71313000
71314200
71314300
71314310
71315000
71320000
71321200
79993000
34928500
34928510
09121200
09123000
71321000
71323100
45259000
42511110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Greater London Authority (GLA) and Local Partnerships are procuring a framework agreement to succeed the current ‘RE:FIT’ framework. The Framework will allow public bodies and Registered Social Landlords to contract with providers to make carbon savings and/or costs savings through implementing energy efficiency and/or energy generation measures to their buildings or estates. Service providers will identify and implement energy efficiency and/or generation measures enabling organisations to cut running costs, reduce energy consumption and lower carbon emissions. As part of the terms of the Framework Agreement, the Service Provider will guarantee a set level of savings and/or performance over a period of the arrangement.

Further information is provided in relation to the Framework at VI.3

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: 500 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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

Greater London Authority (GLA) and Local Partnerships are procuring a framework agreement to succeed the current ‘RE:FIT’ framework. The Framework will allow public bodies and Registered Social Landlords to contract with providers to make carbon savings and/or costs savings through implementing energy efficiency and/or energy generation measures to their buildings or estates.

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:

No requirement for bidders to be on professional or trade registers in order to bid.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 145-357191

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

Date: 08/11/2019
Local time: 12:00
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: 08/11/2019
Local time: 13:00

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:

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.

Greater London Authority (GLA) and Local Partnerships are procuring a framework agreement to succeed the current ‘RE:FIT’ framework. The Framework will allow public bodies and Registered Social Landlords to contract with providers to make carbon savings and/or costs savings through implementing energy efficiency and/or energy generation measures to their buildings or estates. Service Providers will identify and implement energy efficiency and/or energy generation measures enabling organisations to cut running costs, reduce energy consumption and lower carbon emissions.

The Framework Agreement will be used for a broad range of measures to reduce CO2 emissions including, but not limited to insulation and building fabric improvements, replacement or upgrading of mechanical and electrical services equipment, water saving devices and the installation of bespoke energy efficiency and generation measures. The contracting authorities are also considering expanding the framework agreement to include retrofit of deep retrofit measures to domestic buildings.

The Framework Agreement may include optional services to support projects such as ongoing maintenance and operation services, and the contracting authorities are also considering whether an option for service providers to fully finance projects.

As part of the terms of the Framework Agreement, the Service Provider will guarantee a set level of savings and/or performance over a period of the arrangement.

Support will be provided to public bodies using the framework by a third party procured by the GLA (in London) and Local Partnerships (outside of London).

The contracting authorities intend to make the framework agreement available for use by Public Sector bodies and Registered Social Landlords. A full list is set out below, (and any future successors to these organisations) is available via

https://localpartnerships.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/OJEU-notice-V1.3.pdf

Which include Central Government Departments and their Arm’s Length Bodies and Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and Local Authorities. No public sector body is committed to place an order under the Framework Agreement.

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

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Energy-and-related-services./U2ZYZ398Q6

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/U2ZYZ398Q6

GO Reference: GO-2019103-PRO-15434980

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court of England and Wales
The Rolls Building, 7 Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane
London
EC4A 1NL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477783
E-mail: chancery.issue@justice.gov.ukInternet address: https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/chancery-division
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum of ten (10) calendar days standstill period at the point that information on the conclusion of the Framework Agreement is communicated to all tenderers. This period allows any unsuccessful tenderer(s) to seek further debriefing information from the Contracting Authority before the conclusion of the Framework Agreement. Such additional information should be requested from the address at I.1 of this notice. If an appeal regarding the conclusion of the Framework Agreement has not been successfully resolved, then the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be started within thirty (30) days beginning with the date when the aggrieved party first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting proceedings had arisen. The Court may extend the time limit for starting proceedings where the Court considers that there is good reason for doing so, but not as to permit proceedings to be started more than three (3) months after that date. Where the Framework Agreement has not been concluded, the Court may set aside the decision to award the Framework Agreement or order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Framework Agreement has been concluded, the Court may only award damages, or where the award procedures have not been followed correctly, declare the Framework Agreement to be ineffective.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/10/2019