Services - 141557-2018

31/03/2018    S64

Belgium-Brussels: Technical assistance and financial/economic expertise in support to the Smart Finance for Smart Buildings Initiative development and implementation in the area of energy efficiency

2018/S 064-141557

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
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: ENER-C3-eTENDERS-2017@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/energy/en/funding-and-contracts/calls-tender
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=3257
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: Energy efficiency

Section II: Object

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

Technical assistance and financial/economic expertise in support to the Smart Finance for Smart Buildings Initiative development and implementation in the area of energy efficiency

Reference number: ENER/C3/2018-464
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of technical assistance services in the field of communication, organisation of events, development and maintenance of IT tools and for the provision of high qualified financial/economic expertise to support the contracting authority with the development, implementation and promotion of energy efficiency financing within the Smart Finance for Smart Building initiative such as support to the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 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
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Task 1: qualified technical, financial and economic expertise in the field of energy efficiency financing:

— Producing EEFIG issues papers,

— Preparing EEFIG working group reports,

— Data collection related to energy efficiency financing.

Task 2: administrative and organisational support:

— Supporting the EEFIG governance,

— Supporting the establishment and monitoring of EEFIG Working Groups,

— Organising and facilitating expert group meetings,

— Organising conferences,

— Organising public or private webinars.

Task 3: communication activities:

— Developing tailored communication strategy,

— Launching social media campaigns,

— Translation services,

— Carrying out press relation.

Task 4: IT services:

— Creating new state-of-the-art websites,

— Updating the web page of the EEFIG Underwriting toolkit (www.valueandrisk.eefig.eu),

— Hosting, maintaining and improving the EEFIG website,

— Host, maintain and improve the De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP, www.deep.eefig.eu).

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: 4 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The FWC is renewed automatically 3 times for 12 months each, unless one of the parties receives formal notification to the contrary at least 3 months before the end of the ongoing duration. Renewal does not change or postpone any existing obligations.

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: The Horizon 2020 workprogrammes
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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: 30/05/2018
Local time: 23:59
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
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: 01/06/2018
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened at 11:00 am on 1.6.2018, at 24 rue de Mot, Directorate-General for Energy, unit C3, 1040-Brussels, Belgium.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenderers may attend the meeting but be represented by not more than one 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.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort 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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/03/2018