Services - 105599-2019

06/03/2019    S46    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-London: Hydrogen

2019/S 046-105599

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
1 Victoria St
London
SW1H 0ET
United Kingdom
Contact person: Steve Loades
E-mail: hy4heat@arup.com
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.delta-esourcing.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Hydrogen./6Z7576RC9N
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Hydrogen./6Z7576RC9N
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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:

Contractors to Carry Out Safety Assessments for the Suitability of Hydrogen in Existing Buildings (Hy4Heat WP7)

Reference number: TRN1819/02/2019
II.1.2)Main CPV code
24111600
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

BEIS intends to appoint contractors to conduct a range of comparative experimental tests using both natural gas and hydrogen that simulate scenarios found in domestic environments to quantify the relative risk of using hydrogen versus natural gas as part of demonstrating and de-risking the use of hydrogen for heating in UK homes and businesses.

This work is part of the Hy4Heat programme and will be managed and coordinated by Arup+, who have been appointed by BEIS as the programme management contractor for the Hy4Heat programme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 650 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Research and Evidence Gathering to compare the Fitness for Purpose of Fittings and General Pipework within a Typical Domestic Property for Both Hydrogen and Natural Gas

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39341000
73000000
76000000
38432100
39721410
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BEIS intends to appoint contractors to conduct a range of comparative experimental tests using both natural gas and hydrogen to compare the fitness for purpose of fittings and general pipework within a typical domestic property and to test and compare the gas tightness of existing pipework and fittings downstream of the emergency control valve. The contract will include research, development and testing studies.

This contract will be for a period of 6 months. In the event that related and unexpected works arise as a result of delivering the tests within each lot then the contract will be extended by up to a further 3 months where applicable to deliver this additional works under the relevant lot. For background and further information on this project please see the procurement documents.

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: 150 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 9
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

BEIS reserves the right not to award all of the lots to a single tenderer. In any scenario, all tenders will be scored, however, in the event that a single tenderer scores the highest mark in all lots, then BEIS may discount the tenderer from the lot in which they scored their lowest mark AND where there is a second bidder who has scored satisfactorily in the lot.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Research and Evidence Gathering to compare the Movement and Accumulation within Different Confined Spaces within a Typical Domestic Property for Both Hydrogen and Natural Gas

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39341000
73000000
76000000
38432100
39721410
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BEIS intends to appoint contractors to test and compare the movement and accumulation within different confirmed spaces within a typical domestic property for both hydrogen and natural gas. The contract will include research, development and testing studies.

This contract is for a period of 6 months. In the event that related and unexpected works arise as a result of delivering the tests within each lot then the contract will be extended by up to a further 3 months where applicable to deliver this additional works under the relevant lot. For background and further information on this project please see the procurement documents.

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: 150 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 9
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

BEIS reserves the right not to award all of the lots to a single tenderer. In any scenario, all tenders will be scored, however, in the event that a single tenderer scores the highest mark in all lots, then BEIS may discount the tenderer from the lot in which they scored their lowest mark and where there is a second bidder who has scored satisfactorily in the lot.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Research and Evidence Gathering to compare the Movement and Accumulation of Leaked Gas within a Typical Domestic 2 Storey Property for both Hydrogen and Natural Gas

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39341000
73000000
76000000
38432100
39721410
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BEIS intends to appoint contractors to test and compare the movement and accumulation within a typical domestic property for both hydrogen and natural gas. The contract will include research, development and testing studies.

This contract is for a period of 6 months. In the event that related and unexpected works arise as a result of delivering the tests within each lot then the contract will be extended by up to a further 3 months where applicable to deliver this additional works under the relevant lot. For background and further information on this project please see the procurement documents.

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: 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 9
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

BEIS reserves the right not to award all of the lots to a single tenderer. In any scenario, all tenders will be scored, however, in the event that a single tenderer scores the highest mark in all lots, then BEIS may discount the tenderer from the lot in which they scored their lowest mark and where there is a second bidder who has scored satisfactorily in the lot.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4: Research and Evidence Gathering to compare the Ignition Risk from Different Gas Concentrations for both Hydrogen and Natural Gas

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39341000
73000000
76000000
38432100
39721410
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BEIS intends to appoint contractors to test and compare the ignition risk from different gas concentrations for both hydrogen and natural gas. The contract will include research, development and testing studies.

This contract is for a period of 6 months. In the event that related and unexpected works arise as a result of delivering the tests within each lot then the contract will be extended by up to a further 3 months where applicable to deliver this additional works under the relevant lot. For background and further information on this project please see the procurement documents.

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: 100 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 9
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

BEIS reserves the right not to award all of the lots to a single tenderer. In any scenario, all tenders will be scored, however, in the event that a single tenderer scores the highest mark in all lots, then BEIS may discount the tenderer from the lot in which they scored their lowest mark and where there is a second bidder who has scored satisfactorily in the lot.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/04/2019
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 01/04/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Hydrogen./6Z7576RC9N

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/6Z7576RC9N

GO Reference: GO-201931-PRO-14202215

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/03/2019