Services - 359391-2018

17/08/2018    S157    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Support for policy and market development for alternative and renewable transport fuels and products

2018/S 157-359391

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate General for Energy
Rue Demot 24
Contact person: Kyriakos Maniatis
Telephone: +32 22990293
Fax: +32 22966261
NUTS code: BE100

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
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: Energy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Support for policy and market development for alternative and renewable transport fuels and products

Reference number: ENER/C2/2018-460
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of this action is to create a single forum representing the European alternative, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels as well as non-renewable low carbon fuels (lignocellulosic, algae, microbial, power to gas/liquid, solar fuels, fuels from industrial waste gases, fuels from municipal solid waste, plastic waste and refinery waste, co-processing of biomass intermediates in existing refineries etc.) producers. In addition all transport sectors should be represented in the forum to enable a constructive dialogue between producers and users. The objective is to facilitate addressing common issues on policy and market penetration barriers for these alternative and renewable fuels. One of the problems faced by the sector is that existing policy addresses mainly biofuels and although REDII addresses alternative and non-renewable low carbon fuels such fuels face significant development, financing and market penetration issues. Another problem is that often legislation can be vague and

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 800.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10
Main site or place of performance:

At the tenderer's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Call for tenders No ENER/C2/2016-607 facilitated the establishment of the Alternative and Renewable Transport Fuels (ART-Fuels Forum (or AFF)) which built a forum of more than 100 stakeholders representing the EU low carbon fuels industry. The AFF was successful in putting forward positions and suggestions in relation to the proposed RED II and several of the concepts proposed by AFF were considered positively by the legislators. The present tender, AFF II, aims to continue and improve the work and deliverables of the AFF by providing an environment for open dialogue, consultation, and stimulation of constrictive ideas on how to advance innovative technologies and achieve market deployment of ART fuels. The ART-Fuels Forum-II should analyse all barriers and impediments for the deployment of developing technologies related to policy and markets.

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: 1 800.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
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:


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
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 14/09/2018
Local time: 16:00
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 8 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 18/09/2018
Local time: 10:00

Rue De Mot 28, Directorate-General for Energy, office DM24 03/58, 1040-Brussels

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenderers may attend the meeting but be represented by not more than one person. At the end of the opening session, the chairperson of the opening committee will indicate the names of the tenderers and the decision concerning the admissibility of each offer received. The prices mentioned in the bids will not be communicated.

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Telephone: +352 4303-1

Internet address:

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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: