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Services - 73183-2019

15/02/2019    S33

Belgium-Brussels: Overview of District Heating and Cooling Markets and Regulatory Frameworks under the Revised Renewable Energy Directive

2019/S 033-073183

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy
Postal address: Rue Demot 24-26 (DM24 4/135)
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: ENER-TENDER-2018-496@EC.EUROPA.EU
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/energy/en/home
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=4286
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=4286
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Energy

Section II: Object

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

Overview of District Heating and Cooling Markets and Regulatory Frameworks under the Revised Renewable Energy Directive

Reference number: ENER/C1/2018-496
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The study purpose is to provide an in-depth analysis of the district heating and cooling sector in Europe, its regulatory frameworks and market conditions. The study will examine the regulatory conditions and technical requirements of third party access, price formation and district energy supply to buildings. It will provide case studies and analysis on the conditions and use of renewable energy and waste heat and cold in district heating and cooling systems.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks will be performed on the contractor's premises. Meetings between the contractor and the Commission will be held on Commission premises in Brussels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objectives of the study are:

− Describe the district heating and cooling sector in EU Member States and other selected European countries, and provide a comparative summary of the characteristics and situations of district heating and cooling in Europe,

− Describe the regulatory regimes of district heating and cooling in EU Member States, in particular the level of openness and third party access, and pricing mechanisms and regulations,

− Overview measurement methods and approaches of district energy supply of heating and cooling,

− Describe the technical conditions and requirements of access to district heating and cooling networks,

− Overview of the use of all sorts of renewable energy sources in district heating and cooling,

− Overview of the use of waste heat and cold and how such sources are accounted for in district energy supplies,

− Overview the building and urban regulation aspects relating to district heating and cooling supply,

− Present the work, the deliverables and results in meetings with stakeholders and with Member States, including in regional renewable energy cooperation fora.

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: 300 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 20
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: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

H2020 work programme 2018-2020

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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)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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 29/03/2019
Local time: 16:00
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 01/04/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Directorate-general for Energy, unit C/1, rue De Mot 24, 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenderers may attend the meeting but be represented by not more than 1 person. At the end of the opening session, the Chairman of the opening committee will indicate the name of the tenderers and the decision concerning the admissibility of each offer received. The prices mentioned in the bids will not be communicated.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman, PO Box 403
Town: Strasbourg
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
E-mail: eo@ombudsman.europa.eu
Telephone: +33 3881-72313
Fax: +33 3881-79062
Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification letter informing about the result of the tender or, failing this, the date on which the claimant was informed thereof. The lodging of the complaint with the European Ombudsman can neither suspend the deadline nor give rise to a new deadline.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Nidergerünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/02/2019