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Belgium-Brussels: Service Contract for Support to the Commission for the Assessment of the Interaction Between Quantity and Price-based Market Stability Elements in Carbon Markets
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Service Contract for Support to the Commission for the Assessment of the Interaction Between Quantity and Price-based Market Stability Elements in Carbon Markets
As part of the latest revisions a new feature in the EU ETS is the Market Stability Reserve (MSR), which will start operating in January 2019. The MSR is a quantity-based instrument that will address the current surplus of allowances that has built up. Also in other jurisdictions emission trading systems may have features that allow for interventions in the market, for instance when the price of allowances reaches a certain level. It is the purpose of the service contract to assess the impacts of design features in the EU ETS or in ETSs in another jurisdiction on the MSR. A conceptual exercise shall be carried out which enables the Commission to gain insight in how different design elements in ETSs interact with one another.
Open call for tender, single service contract for 16 months, non renewable.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 134.1.e) of the Rules of Application to the Financial Regulation No. 2015/1929 of 30.10.2015, during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the Contracting Authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same Contracting Authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under Heading I.3. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the Contracting Authority indicated under Heading I.1.
If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.
Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.