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06/02/2014    S26

United Kingdom-Bath: Energy and related services

2014/S 026-041233

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Bath and North East Somerset Council
Postal address: Resources & Support Services, Lewis House, Manvers Street
Town: Bath
Postal code: BA1 1JG
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Marion Britton
E-mail: marion_britton@bathnes.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1225477068 / 7530263295

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.bathnes.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

B&NES Energy@Home Green Deal/ECO

II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The B&NES Energy@Home Partnership aims to appoint a Green Deal/ECO Provider to deliver retrofit to private sector households and non-domestic properties in the Bath & North East Somerset area. This contract will also be available for use by all local authorities in the South West and a number of other public bodies as part of the ‘Partners in Procurement' agreement. B&NES Council is the procuring authority.
The successful organisation will provide finance, such as Green Deal loans or Energy Company Obligation grant, to householders and businesses. It will also project manage and deliver the installation of works. Some householders and businesses may only require the project management and delivery of works where they have access to other forms of finance.
The Energy@Home Partnership commissioned a scoping study in 2012 which identified a retrofit market of GBP 10-20million per year over and above current activity in Bath & North East Somerset. The Partnership aims to stimulate retrofit demand in the area and achieve significant uptake by householders. This will help reduce carbon emissions, address fuel poverty and strengthen the local economy. The appointed Green Deal/ECO Provider will be expected to manage a supply chain that maximises opportunities for local businesses, in line with the Council's ‘Think Local' procurement strategy.
The Partnership aims to be self-financing by April 2016 in part through a fee paid by the Green Deal/ECO Provider based on take up. The Partnership will support Energy@Home in a number of ways, including promotion and marketing through the Energy@Home Advice Service and community based marketing delivered by B&NES Council. The Partnership also has access to a wide range of frontline services where the scheme can be promoted. These campaigns will be based on market research and intelligence on the local housing stock and population developed and maintained by the Council. The appointed Provider will also benefit from the B&NES Energy@Home and B&NES Council logo and branding.
Tenders are welcome from single organisations or consortia. The relevant Green Deal accreditation and Consumer Credit Act licencing (Financial Conduct Authority authorisation) will be necessary.
The contract is likely to last up to eight years with a break clause/s (timings to be confirmed).

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71314000 Energy and related services, 71314200 Energy-management services, 71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy services, 71315300 Building surveying services, 71315400 Building-inspection services, 79342000 Marketing services, 79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security, 72322000 Data management services, 72253000 Helpdesk and support services, 72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support, 45000000 Construction work, 66000000 Financial and insurance services, 50000000 Repair and maintenance services, 80500000 Training services, 80530000 Vocational training services, 79340000 Advertising and marketing services, 79342300 Customer services, 09000000 Petroleum products, fuel, electricity and other sources of energy

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
3.3.2014
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Interested organisations are invited to attend a ‘Meet the Buyer' event in Bath in March 2014 (date to be confirmed). If you wish to attend please email: sustainability@bathnes.gov.uk

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
N/A.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
N/A.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
Relevant governmental Internet sites where information can be obtained
Tax legislation N/A
Environmental protection legislation N/A
Employment protection and working conditions N/A
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
2.2.2014