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Belgium-Brussels: Support to the Commission for the assessment of submitted National Implementation Measures (NIMs)
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Support to the Commission for the assessment of submitted National Implementation Measures (NIMs)
The activities to be carried out under the contract consist in assessing the National Implementation Measures (NIMs) to be submitted by Member States to the Commission by 30.9.2019. The data in the NIMs has to be verified and potentially completed. In principle, data should be submitted using standard templates developed by the Commission. Nevertheless, in case non-harmonised data formats, the data shall also be evaluated and transformed into the standard template. Checks and assessment activities of the data shall be proposed to the Commission. In addition, based upon the data submitted by Member States in their NIMs, the contractor shall establish a database that is user-friendly, and is always accessible to the Commission for consultation. The benchmark values used for determining free allocation to installations and the level of free allocation for each installation shall be determined using the data provided in the NIMs and the provisions in the ETS Directive.
The tasks to be carried out by the contractor consist in:
— assessing the information submitted by Member States in their National Implementation Measures (NIMs) to be submitted to the Commission by 30.9.2019 according to Article 11 of Directive 2018/410, including the verification and potential completion of this data,
— updating the benchmark values used for determining free allocations using as basis the information submitted by Member States and the rules established in Directive 2018/410,
— determining the free allocation for each installation in EU ETS for 2021 – 2025.
In addition, the contractor shall develop a database to be provided to the Commission based on the data submitted by Member States in their NIMs.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Support to the Commission for the Assessment of Submitted National Implementation Measures (NIMs)
Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 134.1.e) and f) 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 two months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.