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Services - 28070-2017

25/01/2017    S17

United Kingdom-London: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2017/S 017-028070

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
Postal address: 3 Whitehall Place
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1A 2AW
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Patrick Abbey
E-mail: Patrick.Abbey@decc.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3000688222
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.beis.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.delta-esourcing.com
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Evaluation of the Heat Networks Investment Project.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) awarded a contract for an external evaluation of the Heat Networks Investment Project. This will involve the development of the underlying theory of change for the project, and undertaking a multi-phase evaluation of the initial pilot and main scheme structured around this theory of change. The evaluation consists of process, impact and economic elements. Heat Networks are series of pipes which share heat in the form of hot water or steam across multiple buildings, and HNIP makes significant capital funding available to support their expansion. HNIP is a Major Government Project which aims to deliver carbon savings and help to create a sustainable market.

For background information, the full specification and further information on this project please see the ITT.

A guide price for this opportunity is between 700 000 to 880 000 GBP ex VAT (GBP).

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 850 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45214620 Research and testing facilities construction work
73100000 Research and experimental development services
73110000 Research services
09300000 Electricity, heating, solar and nuclear energy
39715200 Heating equipment
44115220 Heating materials
44163120 Distance-heating pipes
44163121 Heating pipes
71314310 Heating engineering services for buildings
71321200 Heating-system design services
09323000 District heating
42515000 District heating boiler
09324000 Long-distance heating
42511000 Heat-exchange units and machinery for liquefying air or other gases
79310000 Market research services
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is seeking to contract an external evaluation of the Heat Networks Investment Project. This will involve the development of the underlying theory of change for the project, and undertaking a multi-phase evaluation of the initial pilot and main scheme structured around this theory of change. The evaluation consists of process, impact and economic elements. Heat Networks are series of pipes which share heat in the form of hot water or steam across multiple buildings, and HNIP makes significant capital funding available to support their expansion. HNIP is a Major Government Project which aims to deliver carbon savings and help to create a sustainable market.

For background information, the full specification and further information on this project please see the ITT.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding requirements / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Methodology / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Skills and expertise / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Addressing challenges and risks / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Management and delivery / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Cost / Weighting: 20
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
22/12/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 7
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 7
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: RiskSol Consulting Ltd
Postal address: Dallam Court, Dallam Lane
Town: Warrington
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: WA2 7LT
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1925413984
Internet address: http://www.risksol.co.uk/
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 850 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=236473883

GO Reference: GO-2017123-PRO-9442550.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
Postal address: 3 Whitehall Place
Town: London
Postal code: SW1A 2AW
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Patrick.Abbey@decc.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3000688222
Internet address: www.beis.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23/01/2017