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17/01/2018    S11

Belgium-Brussels: Reviewing and mitigating the impacts of renewable energy developments on habitats and species protected under Birds and Habitats Directives

2018/S 011-019950

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment
Postal address: BU 9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Reviewing and mitigating the impacts of renewable energy developments on habitats and species protected under Birds and Habitats Directives

Reference number: ENV.D.3/SER/2017/0002
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The contract aims to provide specific information on and an understanding of the potential direct and indirect impacts that the different forms of renewable energy developments (wind, solar, ocean, geothermal energy as well as bioenergy) may have on habitats and species protected under the EU legislation and to suggest concrete ways of mitigating them. The outputs of the contract are expected to help overcome obstacles that often appear during the permitting procedures of renewable energy developments in MS, arising from insufficient scientific knowledge of the impacts of the developments on the protected species and habitats, as well as of the available mitigation measures.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 997 050.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra Muros.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Service contract:

1) impacts of renewable energy developments (wind, solar, geothermal and ocean energy): review and analyse the potential direct and indirect impacts of renewable energy developments on protected habitats and species under the birds and habitats directives, with a special focus on birds, bats and marine mammals, and to present the available mitigation measures in order to avoid, prevent or reduce those impacts.

2) Impacts of bioenergy developments.

These aims will be achieved through 6 tasks which are detailed in the tender specifications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 20
Cost criterion - Name: Price — Weighting / Weighting: 50/50
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

This was previously published in the PIN OJ D 44 — 079856-2017 with the title “Reviewing and mitigation of the impacts of the renewable energy developments on protected habitats and species under the Birds and Habitats Directives” with an amount of EUR 1 000 000.

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 084-162473
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 07.027733/2017/768654/SER/ENV.D.3
Title:

Reviewing and mitigating the impacts of renewable energy developments on habitats and species protected under birds and habitats directives

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
18/12/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Arcadis Belgium SA
Postal address: rue Royale 80
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1000
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 1 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 997 050.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Value excluding VAT: 997 050.00 EUR
Proportion: 66 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

13,6 % + 14,1 % + 8,9 % + 15,6 % + 10,5 % + 3,4 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 134.1.e) and f) of the rules of application to the Financial Regulation nº 2015/1929 of 30.10.2015, during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in Paragraph 4 of Article 134.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxemburg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the Contracting Authority indicated under Heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/01/2018