Tender for Energy Trading System
Crown Commercial Service is seeking to replace its current Energy Trading System.
United Kingdom-Norwich: Industry specific software package
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Rosebery Court, St Andrews Business Park
Telephone: +44 3450103503
NUTS code: UK
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Energy Trading System
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is seeking to replace its current Energy Trading System (ETS) (also commonly referred to as Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM) system) by sourcing a replacement, cloud based system.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
To provide CCS trading and risk teams with an energy trading system to allow management of customer aggregated basket demands for UK power and gas.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the 2015 Public Contract Regulations (implementing the directive) on the basis of information provided in response to an Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) registering for access.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Following the end of the initial 24-month period of the contract there will be an option to extend for up to a further 2 years (in yearly periods).
The value provided in Section II.1.5 is only an estimate.
As part of this Contract Notice the following documents can be accessed at
1) Contract Notice transparency information for the agreement;
2) Contract Notice authorised customer list.
CCS considers that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) will not apply to this contract. However, it is the responsibility of bidders to take their own advice and consider whether TUPE is likely to apply and to act accordingly. The bidder is encouraged to carry out its own due diligence.
CCS reserves the right:
Not to award a contract, as a result of the procurement process, commenced by publication of this notice.
In no circumstances will CCS be liable for any costs incurred by the bidders.
Registering for access:
This procurement will be managed electronically via the BravoSolution eSourcing tool. This will be the route for sharing all information and communicating with potential providers. If you have recently registered on the BravoSolution portal for another CCS procurement you can use the same account for this new procurement. If not, you will first need to register your organisation on the portal.
To register, you will need to:
1) Go to the URL: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk.
2) Select the link “I am a new supplier user”;
3) Read and agree to the portal user agreement;
4) Complete the registration form, providing information including:
— the full legal name of your organisation,
— your company registration number,
— your DUNS number — a unique nine-digit number provided to organisations free of charge by Dun and Bradstreet,
— user and contact details.
Once you have registered on the BravoSolution eSourcing tool, you will be able to express your interest in this specific procurement. Your registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.
Note: If you require additional users from your organisation to see the Invitation to Tender ITT, do not repeat the above process as this will create a new separate organisation account; instead the registered user can add additional users to the existing supplier organisation account via “User Management” > “Manage Users” > “Users” > “Create”.
Expressing an interest:
To express your interest in this procurement:
1) Login to the BravoSolution eSourcing Suite portal: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
2) On the dashboard select the link ITTs open to all suppliers;
3) On the “ITTs Open to All Suppliers” webpage you will see one or more procurements listed, click on the procurement name you wish to access;
4) Click on express Interest at the top of the next screen;
5) You can now access the published documents in the BravoSolution portal;
For assistance please contact the eSourcing Help-desk operated by BravoSolution by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0800 069 8630.
Rosebery Court, St Andrews Business Park
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: