Services - 72229-2017

24/02/2017    S39

Norway-Oslo: Research consultancy services

2017/S 039-072229

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Nordic Energy Research (Nordisk Energiforskning)
National registration number: 984 809 255
Postal address: Stensberggata 25
Town: Oslo
Postal code: 0170
Country: Norway
Contact person: Hilde Marit Kvile
Telephone: +47 41649445
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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: financing nordic research and development

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Energy in West-Nordic areas and the Arctic.

Reference number: 40016
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The West Nordic areas and the Artic refer to Greenland, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Jan Mayen, Svalbard and Arctic ocean areas nearby these lands.

The focus area for this task is to explore the energy system and development of this towards 2035 in the West Nordic areas and the Arctic. The energy system covers the potential for different renewable energy resources, the infrastructure, the demand for energy in different sectors, and relevant policies. The supplier will gather data on these topics, the data shall be published and they shall be utilized for scenario analyses.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 150 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The study consists of two parts:

1. Collecting and publishing data on renewable energy resources in West Nordic area and the Arctic

2. Scenarioanalyses towards 2035. This includes describing relevant scenarios and models to analyse them, conducting the analyses and discussing the results.

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: 1 150 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2017
End: 31/01/2018
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: yes
Description of options:

We include an option for a project that can build on the findings for analyses described in point 2 above.

Nordic Energy Research and the steering group will decide if this option shall be used, and if that case the content of it by October 2017. The value of the option will not exceed 460 000 NOK, VAT excluded. We expect that the same hourly rates from part 1 and 2 will be used in the optional part 3, also. The supplier will not describe their view on this optional study in their tender, and the optional study is not included in the evaluation of tenders.

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 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
List and brief description of conditions:

See the attached ‘invitation to tender’.

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.2)Conditions related to the contract
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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 20/03/2017
Local time: 12:00
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
Tender must be valid until: 21/05/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 20/03/2017
Local time: 12:00

Nordisk Energiforskning in Oslo.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

To employees at Nordic Energy Research.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Nordisk Energy Research
Postal address: Stensberggata 25
Town: Oslo
Postal code: 0170
Country: Norway
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any complaints must be delivered by 7.4.2017.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: