Services - 104542-2018

09/03/2018    S48    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Study on use of fuel cell hydrogen in railway environment

2018/S 048-104542

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking
avenue de la Toison d'Or 56–60
Brussels
1060
Belgium
E-mail: procurement@s2r.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://shift2rail.org/

Address of the buyer profile: https://shift2rail.org/participate/procurement/

I.1)Name and addresses
Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking
Avenue de la Toison d'Or 56–60
Brussels
1060
Belgium
E-mail: procurement@s2r.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.fch.europa.eu/

Address of the buyer profile: https://shift2rail.org/participate/procurement/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://shift2rail.org/participate/procurement/
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
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Railway research and development

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Study on use of fuel cell hydrogen in railway environment

Reference number: S2R.18.OP.01
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71311200
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This study aim at analysing the business case of hydrogen and fuel cell usage in the rail environment, both in passenger train and freight.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 570 000.00 EUR
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)
79310000
31122100
60200000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this call for tender is: deliver initial studies with the objective of providing a business case and market potential analysis for the use of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies as part of the energy hybrid solutions for the railway sector with a multi modal approach and view; providing with case studies by segment (shunting locomotives, freight/last mile locomotives, regional trains) expressing potential opportunities and carry out a concept design for each case study compared with other alternative solutions, in a multimodal perspective. Case studies should be substantiated on data acquired in dialogue with relevant stakeholders; identify technical and not technical barriers for the implementation of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies in the rail sector and show R&D, regulation and standard’s needs.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of services / Weighting: 60 %
Price - Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 570 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 7
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: yes
Identification of the project: Horizon 2020
II.2.14)Additional information

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/04/2018
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 19/04/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking Headquarters, avenue de la Toison d'Or 56-60, 1060, Brussels.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Maximum one legal representative per participating tenderer may attend the opening session. Tenderers shall inform the Joint Undertaking of their intention to attend, at least 5 working days prior to the opening session.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/03/2018