Voltage Reduction Technology Espo

Voltage Reduction Technology Espo

Voltage Reduction and/or Optimisation Technology. 

UK-Leicester: voltage-control systems

2012/S 100-166209

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (See www.espo.org) for itself and on behalf of the ‘Pro 5’ Group of Professional Buying Organisations (a collaboration between CBC, NEPO, ESPO, YPO and the wider public sector)
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park
Contact point(s): Ian Cunnningham
LE19 1ES Leicester
Telephone: +44 1162657926
E-mail: i.cunningham@espo.org
Fax: +44 1162944399

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: www.espo.org

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Other: Local Authority Services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Organisations stated in section II.1.5
further information contact ESPO, Barnsdale Way
LE19 1ES Leicester

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

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

Voltage Reduction and/or Optimisation Technology – 438/12.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

ESPO on behalf of Pro5 is seeking to establish a Framework Agreement with a number of providers of voltage reduction and/or optimisation technology. The technology will assist public sectors customers to achieve voltage optimisation improvements, which include but are not limited to; increasing the current level of voltage supply resiliency, increasing voltage efficiency and reducing the impact of transient and harmonic disruption, whilst reducing their carbon production levels, as well as making savings on energy bills. Such improvements may be sought at any local authority or public sector building throughout the UK, and it is often the case that authorities operate and deliver services from more than one site, and therefore a variety of technology might be required, at multiple locations.
Whilst initially for use by local authorities served by the Pro5 Group (a collaboration between CBC, NEPO, ESPO, YPO and the wider public sector), being Central Purchasing Bodies as defined by the EU Combined Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC, the Framework Agreement may also be open for use by the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authority Councils; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Police, Fire & Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords. Full details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/ojeu-framework-permissible-users.

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31161900, 31172000, 45317000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:

GO Reference: GO-2012522-PRO-3941993.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:22.5.2012