Technical Advisory Services to Public Sector Wind Energy Programme

Technical Advisory Services to Public Sector Wind Energy Programme

Appoint up to 4 suppliers onto a Technical Advisory Services in Relation to Public Sector Wind Energy Programme Framework.

United Kingdom-Rochdale: Energy-efficiency consultancy services

2013/S 214-372591

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Corporate Procurement, Number One Riverside, Smith Street
For the attention of: Nick Batty
OL16 1XU Rochdale
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1706925481
E-mail: nick.batty@rochdale.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: www.the-chest.org.uk

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: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Technical Advisory Services in relation to Public Sector Wind Energy Programme.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Greater Manchester Area
NUTS code UKD3

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 several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 1 500 000 GBP

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

a) Appoint up to 4 suppliers onto a Technical Advisory Services in Relation to Public Sector Wind Energy Programme Framework.
b) To appoint a supplier to project manage stage 1 and 2 of Rochdale Proposed Wind energy programme.
The framework is being let by Rochdale Council but may also be used by AGMA (Association of Greater Manchester Authorities) and Associate Members/AGMA Partners listed at www.agma.gov.uk/agma/authorities/index.html

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71314300, 71356400, 73000000, 76510000, 71600000, 71311000

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As requested in the PQQ and ITT documents
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As requested in the PQQ and ITT documents
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As requested in the PQQ and ITT documents
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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

Envisaged minimum number 6: and maximum number 8
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 29.11.2013 – 18:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.12.2013 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

20.12.2013
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

Date: 4.12.2013 – 10:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

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

Requests to participate must be made by completion and return of documents by the date and time specified in Section IV.3.4 and in accordance with the instructions set out in the tender documents that can be obtained via The Chest. Completed tender documents submitted after this deadline will not be considered. The Chest is an online
tendering system supporting the Councils initiatives towards electronic tendering. You can register online via the suppliers’ area to register your interest in this project and down
load all the documentation you require to submit your tender. All correspondence should be via The Chest, including requests for clarification and additional information. Guides and a frequently
asked questions section areavailable to make The Chest as user friendly as possible and the link to
the registration page is as follows.
Registration page https://www.theChest.nwce.gov.uk/There is no charge to be registered on the system. TheChest will not permit the submission of the tender documents after the deadline specified in Section IV.3.4.

The Council shall not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers and accepts no liability for any costs, charges or expenses irrespective of the outcome of the competition, or ifthe competition is cancelled or postponed. All dates, time periods and values specified in this notice are onlyprovisional and the Council reserves the right to change these.

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

The High Court of Justice of England and Wales

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.11.2013