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Belgium-Brussels: Service contract for assessment of the modalities for light-duty vehicle CO2 regulations beyond 2020

2014/S 166-295719

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Climate Action, SRD.2 — Finance
Postal address: BU-9 01/005
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
For the attention of: Markets Team
E-mail: clima-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22960008

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/clima/tenders/tenders_en.htm

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Environment
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract

Service contract for assessment of the modalities for light-duty vehicle CO2 regulations beyond 2020.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: 'Extra muros'.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
This will provide the Commission with an assessment of the impact of possible legislative elements ('modalities') for the impact assessment accompanying a post 2020 light-duty vehicle (cars and light commercial vehicles) regulatory framework.

The work should result in assessments of the impacts and desirability of different modalities for the period up to 2030, with outputs required for 2025 and 2030. The assessment shall enable the Commission to reach conclusions on the choice of modalities for the future CO2 regulations, including the appropriate stringency. Where appropriate, this will include an analysis of the impact of policy options on costs and distributional impacts on manufacturers and classes of vehicles. It shall provide a comprehensive assessment of the social equity, competitive neutrality, technological neutrality, international competitiveness, impact on the EU economy, achievability, compatibility with the necessary emissions trajectory and overall cost-effectiveness for the options considered.

It is expected that quantitative analysis will be carried out and relevant final tools such as spreadsheets, including underlying assumptions and data, will be provided to the Commission.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90700000 Environmental services

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 260 848 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality of the proposed methodology. Weighting 80
2. Organisation of the work. Weighting 10
3. Quality control measures. Weighting 10
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
CLIMA.C.2/SER/2014/0001.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 37-060303 of 21.2.2014

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 70-119678 of 9.4.2014

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
8.8.2014
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 3
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: CE Delft BV/TNO/Cambridge Econometrics Ltd
Postal address: Oude Delft 180
Town: Delft
Postal code: 2611 HH
Country: Netherlands

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 300 000 EUR
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 260 848 EUR
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:
Number of months: 9
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 5 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
In line with Article 134.1(f) of the rules of application to the Financial Regulation No 966/2012 of 25.10.2012, during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the exceptional negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) consisting in the repetition of similar services (up to a maximum of 50 % of the original contract value) entrusted to the economic operator awarded the initial contract by the same contracting authority.
Tender specifications and related documents for this call can be downloaded from the e-tendering link given in Section I.1.
These tender specifications may be complemented by an addendum/corrigendum or 'Questions & answers'. In such a case, this information will be published at the latest 5 working days before the deadline for tender submission. You are therefore invited to consult the site regularly. The documents will be visible and downloadable but if you 'register' to the call by simply adding your e-mail address and a password, you will be automatically informed of all changes that may be published (additional documents, answers to questions raised, etc.).
The Commission will not be liable should the tenderers not take notice of this additional information before submitting their bids.

Please note this was published in the PIN in OJ 2014/S 37-060303 on 21.2.2014 with a budget of 300 000 EUR.

VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court
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.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20.8.2014