Tender for Supply and Installation of Hydroelectric Power Scheme

Tender for Supply and Installation of Hydroelectric Power Scheme

Design, manufacture, supply, installation, commissioning and the planned and reactive maintenance of a suitable turbine.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Electrical machinery, apparatus, equipment and consumables; lighting

2020/S 071-169982

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Forestry Commission
National registration number: United Kingdom
Postal address: 620 Bristol Business Park, Coldharbour Lane
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UKD
Postal code: BS16 1EJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Walter Longden
E-mail: walter.longden@forestryengland.uk
Telephone: +44 3000674709
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.forestryengland.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.forestryengland.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Electrical-machinery%2C-apparatus%2C-equipment-and-consumables%3B-Lighting./VK47F642EP
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Forestry

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Forestry England — Whinlatter Hydroelectric Power Scheme

Reference number: FEE-0699

II.1.2)Main CPV code

31000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Forestry England (FE) has developed a scheme for the installation of a small-scale, high head hydropower system, with the maximum possible generating capacity (expected to be circa 140 kW) within Whinlatter Forest, Cumbria. The purpose of the scheme is to transfer the Whinlatter site into a carbon free, net energy producer.

An outline scheme has been granted planning permission, consisting of an inlet structure, penstock, turbine house and outlet, with electrical connections into both the Whinlatter Visitor Centre and into Thornthwaite, for export to the National Grid. Detailed design is currently in progress for the overall scheme with the turbine specification and requirements set out below.

This tender is for the award of a contract for the design, manufacture, supply, installation, commissioning and the planned and reactive maintenance of a suitable turbine. The maintenance service will be for an initial period of 4 years post commissioning.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

31000000
38400000
42000000
45200000
45240000
50000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

North West (ENGLAND).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Forestry England (FE) has developed a scheme for the installation of a small-scale, high head hydropower system, with the maximum possible generating capacity (expected to be circa 140 kW) within Whinlatter Forest, Cumbria. The purpose of the scheme is to transfer the Whinlatter site into a carbon free, net energy producer.

An outline scheme has been granted planning permission, consisting of an inlet structure, penstock, turbine house and outlet, with electrical connections into both the Whinlatter Visitor Centre and into Thornthwaite, for export to the National Grid. Detailed design is currently in progress for the overall scheme with the turbine specification and requirements set out below.

This tender is for the award of a contract for the design, manufacture, supply, installation, commissioning and the planned and reactive maintenance of a suitable turbine. The maintenance service will be for an initial period of 4 years post commissioning.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 250 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 023-052329

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 11/05/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/05/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Electrical-machinery%2C-apparatus%2C-equipment-and-consumables%3B-Lighting./VK47F642EP

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

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Go reference: GO-202048-PRO-16331519

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Forestry Commission
Postal address: 620 Bristol Business Park, Coldharbour Lane
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS16 1EJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: walter.longden@forestryengland.ukInternet address: https://www.forestryengland.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Forestry Commission
Postal address: 620 Bristol Business Park, Coldharbour Lane
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS16 1EJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: walter.longden@forestryengland.uk
Telephone: +44 3000674709Internet address: https://www.forestryengland.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

08/04/2020