Tender for SME Energy Audits
Provide SME Energy Audits, Business Support and Data Analysis Provider.
United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Energy and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contact person: Linzi McMeekin
Telephone: +44 1912115870
NUTS code: UKC22
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
006077 — SME Energy Audits, Business Support and Data Analysis Provider
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Newcastle City Council has a requirement to appoint a single provider to work with SMEs to provide energy audits and efficiency advice; temporary energy consumption monitoring equipment and analysis, and grant application support.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Newcastle City Council has a requirement to appoint a single provider to work with SMEs to provide energy audits and efficiency advice; temporary energy consumption monitoring equipment and analysis, and grant application support.The Business Energy Efficiency Support (BEES) Project will provide an intensive, energy efficiency support programme for 250 SMEs in the North East.
The project, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (subject to final approval), will be delivered over a 3-year period and will be led by Newcastle City Council on behalf of 5 Local Authorities (Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, North Tyneside, and Sunderland).
The initial stage of the project will enable eligible SMEs to undergo a full energy audit, leading to a customised and holistic energy efficiency plan, incorporating measures to reduce energy costs and carbon emissions. There is a further stage where SMEs can apply for a grant (subject to eligibility) in order to part fund the installation of energy efficiency measures. The provider will be expected to support the SME to apply for the grant. Following the submission of the grant applications, the process will be delivered by the local authorities, ARCH (Development company providing business support in Northumberland) and the BEES project team.
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
The award of this Contract will be subject to Newcastle City Council securing grant funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). If the Council is not successful in it’s application for ERDF funding, the Contract will not be awarded.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds, insurance, or any other form of appropriate security. Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.
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.2.2)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
Newcastle upon Tyne
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: