Public Sector Energy Procurement Framework London

Public Sector Energy Procurement Framework London

Utilitywise (UTW) is seeking to award an Agreement acting as agent for the University of London (UOL) and wishes to establish a framework agreement for Energy Procurement and Risk Management. 

United Kingdom-London: Electricity supplies

2014/S 225-397204

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of London
Senate House, Malet Street
For the attention of: John Bailey
WC1E 7HU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2078628179

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.lon.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA2841

Electronic access to information: http://www.mytenders.org/

Further information can be obtained from: Utilitywise Plc
Linden Square, Kings Road, Suffolk
For the attention of: Stuart Cawkwell
Bury St Edmunds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1284718111
E-mail: stuart.cawkwell@utilitywise.com
Fax: +44 1284718188
Internet address: www.eic.co.uk / www.utilitywise.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Utilitywise Plc
Linden Square, Kings Road, Suffolk
For the attention of: Stuart Cawkwell
Bury St Edmunds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1284718111
E-mail: stuart.cawkwell@utilitywise.com
Fax: +44 1284718188
Internet address: www.eic.co.uk / www.utilitywise.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Utilitywise Plc
Linden Square, Kings Road, Suffolk
For the attention of: Stuart Cawkwell
Bury St Edmunds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1284718111
E-mail: stuart.cawkwell@utilitywise.com
Fax: +44 1284718188
Internet address: www.eic.co.uk / www.utilitywise.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: The Framework is open to all Public Sector Bodies

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:

Public Sector Energy Procurement Framework

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Utilitywise (UTW) is seeking to award an Agreement acting as agent for the University of London (UOL) and wishes to establish a framework agreement for Energy Procurement and Risk Management. In that respect this OJEU notice relates to procurement activity in respect of the contracting authorities identified below.
It is intended by this OJEU notice that the following will apply:
(i) In purchasing (Goods and/or Services) or awarding contracts under this Framework Agreement UTW is acting in its capacity as Agent for UOL in relation to contracting authorities only.
The public and voluntary sector bodies to which the use of this contract / framework agreement will be open include, in particular, those in the United Kingdom listed or referred to below, their respective statutory successors and all organisations created as a result of any statutory or contractual re-organisations and organisational changes.

Central Government Departments and their executive agencies (a list of such Departments and executive agencies can be found athttp://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/government-business/government-ministersresponsibilities.aspx).

Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs) (a list of NDPBs can be found at Annex A to the Public Bodies Directory 2007 published by the Cabinet Office) which can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/237347/Public_Bodies_2012.pdf

National Health Service (NHS) bodies, including hospital Trusts, which in turn include acute Trusts, Trusts operating community hospitals and the provider functions of Primary Care Trusts); Primary Care Trusts and General Clinical commissioning groups; Care Trusts; Care Trusts Plus; Ambulance Trusts; Mental Health Trusts; Strategic Health Authorities; Special Health Authorities; Community Health Councils; Local Health Boards; NHS Foundation Trusts; — Health Boards, NHS Trusts, Community Health Councils and other constituent bodies of the NHS in Wales;
NHS Scotland and its constituent bodies including: the Scottish Ambulance Service, Special NHS Boards and the other constituent organisations of the Scottish National Health Service; and — Health and Social Care Trusts, Health Agencies and other constituent bodies of the NHS in Northern Ireland. Lists of all of such NHS Authorities, Trusts, Councils, Boards and other bodies can be found at:

http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/caretrustlisting.aspx

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure

http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/index.aspx and http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=hospitals

Community Interest Companies (CIC), social enterprises and all other similar forms of organisation undertaking some or all of what were previously the service provider functions of PCTs and/or Local Authorities (as defined below) including any of the same that have been set up independently to provide health and/or social care services (a list of regulated CICs can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/office-of-the-regulator-of-community-interest-companies

Clinical Commissioning Groups (established in accordance with Chapter A2 of Part 2 of the NHS Act 2006 (as amended) and as detailed in Schedule 2 Part 2 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012) and their parent and/or governing bodies, including without limitation the NHS Commissioning Board. — Local Authorities (as defined in Regulation 3(2) to 3(5) inclusive of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (‘the Regulations’), a list of such authorities being available at:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG

Police Forces and other emergency services, including Fire and Rescue Services, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and other rescue authorities (a list of Police Authorities and Fire and Rescue Services can be found respectively at the following: http://www.police.uk/forces.htm and:

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

Educational establishments (i.e. schools maintained by Local Authorities; Academies; City Technology Colleges; the Learning and Skills Council; further education establishments, and universities;
Registered social landlords (RSLs), a list of such authorities being available at:
http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20080205132638/housingcorp.gov.uk/server.php?show=nav.489 — Registered Charities, as detailed athttp://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/

Devolved and other administrations within the British Isles, including those detailed at: (in the case of Scotland) http://scotland.gov.uk/Home, andhttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/, (in the case of Wales) http://new.wales.gov.uk/?llang=en. Her Majesty’s Prison Service as detailed athttps://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-prison-service The Ministry of defence as detailed athttps://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence

The use of this contract/framework is open to any health and/or social care bodies or organisations established and/or operating in the United Kingdom (and/or any country in the European Union) that has a similar procurement need in respect of any goods or services to any of the above public or voluntary sector organisations. In particular any private sector (i.e. all non-public sector) health and/or social care companies, bodies corporate, partnerships and other businesses providing health and/or social care services (registered independent service providers operating in the United Kingdom can be searched for on the CQC website at http://www.cqc.org.uk/ (and in respect of such health and/or social care service providers established and/or operating in other countries in the European Union, they can be searched for on the official websites of equivalent European regulatory bodies).

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=142352

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31682000, 09123000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Site numbers and volumes at Notice issue:
— HH electricity supplies;
— 16 sites;
— 23 Gwh;
— NHH elecricity supplies;
— 99 sites;
— 3 Gwh;
— Gas supplies;
— 74 sites;
— 58 Gwh.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contracts will have the option to extend for a further 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: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Flexible gas procurement

1)Short description

Procurement of flexible gas supply contracts.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09123000

3)Quantity or scope

To provide a combined DM/NDM fully flexible contract. Provision to convert any client or group of clients to a fixed price before year of delivery. The ability to apportion/split/allocate trades to individual or Groups of clients.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Flexible electricity procurement

1)Short description

The procurement of flexible electricity supply contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31682000

3)Quantity or scope

To provide a combined HH/NHH/Unmetered fully flexible contract. Provision to add NHH/Unmetered multi-sites only, with no HH sites. Provision to convert any client or group of clients to a fixed price before year of delivery. The ability to apportion/split/allocate trades to individual or Groups of clients.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(2) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
All suppliers must be registered with OFGEM and hold the relevant supply licence.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

competitive dialogue

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 6

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
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
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

19.12.2014 – 17:30

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

22.12.2014

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

The values in the tender are only representative of the current customers that have signed up at the time of publication. These figures will change throughout the Framework lifetime.
(MT Ref:142352).
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:

19.11.2014