Supply of Bio Fuel to London Borough of Brent

Supply of Bio Fuel to London Borough of Brent

Brent Council is seeking to award to a single supplier for the provision of biomass fuel to EN14213:2003 for the purposes of electrical power generation.

United Kingdom-Wembley: Petroleum products, fuel, electricity and other sources of energy

2014/S 068-116266

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Brent
Procurement, Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
For the attention of: Philippa Brewin
HA9 0FJ Wembley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2089371733
E-mail: philippa.brewin@brent.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.brent.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: London Tenders Portal
Internet address: www.londontenders.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London Tenders Portal
Internet address: www.londontenders.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London Tenders Portal
Internet address: www.londontenders.org

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply of Bio-Fuel for Civic Centre CCHP Plant.
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: Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ.
NUTS code UKI

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Brent Council is seeking to award to a single supplier for the provision of biomass fuel to EN14213:2003 for the purposes of electrical power generation. This contract represents a supply to the Council for fuel to the Combined Cooling Heat and Power (CCHP) installation at the Brent Civic Centre. The fuel must comply with the sustainability criteria of the renewables obligation, as determined by Ofgem, and Breeam 2008 standard BES 5053: Issue 4.0 1.5.2010 class Energy 5 “low or zero carbon technologies”. Reference should be made to energy 5 “low or zero carbon technologies” (pages 125-130) of this document which detail the classification of first and second generation biofuels.
First generation biofuels are not acceptable for use under the requirements of the document.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09000000, 09134230

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

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
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Prospective tenderers will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire consistent with Directive 2004/18/EC. As this is an Open Procedure, the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire is required to be submitted with the Tender. The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and the Tender must be submitted by the deadline in IV.3.4.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum standards required will be detailed in the documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Prospective tenderers will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire consistent with Directive 2004/18/EC. As this is an Open Procedure, the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire is required to be submitted with the Tender. The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and the Tender must be submitted by the deadline in IV.3.4.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Minimum standards required will be detailed in the documentation.
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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.5.2014 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of 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 Council is using the London Tenders Portal e-tendering system to conduct this procurement exercise;
https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Please register and express your interest directly through the London Tenders Portal by clicking on the “Login and Register Interest” box. Once you have registered your interest you will be able to view the PQQ and tender documents by clicking the “View ITT” button.
Please Note: Indicating an “Expression of Interest” does not automatically include your Company in the next part of the process.
The PQQ should be completed using the “Response Wizard” and submitted alongside the Tender with any additional information by the deadline in IV.3.4 – only then will your application be considered. Anything submitted after this deadline will not be considered.
The contract will be entered in England and according to English Law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all contract payments will be made in sterling. All discussion and/or meetings will be conducted in English.
The contracting authority reserves the right not to make any award and reserves the right to accept all or part of any tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates otherwise in the tender. The Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2000 which came into force on 1.1.2005 applies to the contracting authority. If any tenderer considers that any information supplied by them is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity specified. In such cases the relevant material will, in response to FOI requests, be examined in light of exemptions provided for in the Act.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.royalcourtsofjustice.co.uk

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:2.4.2014