Services - 299316-2019

28/06/2019    S123

Belgium-Brussels: Operation of the EU Covenant of Mayors Office — Support Services for the EU Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

2019/S 123-299316

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: 24-26, rue Jean-André de Mot
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: ENER-TENDER-2019-473@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/energy/en

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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=4877
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

Section II: Object

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

Operation of the EU Covenant of Mayors Office — Support Services for the EU Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

Reference number: ENER/B3/2019/473-506
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 specific subject matter of the contract is provision of services for the operation of the supporting office to the covenant of mayors for climate and energy, hereafter referred to as ‘Covenant of Mayors Office’, based in Brussels (Belgium). These services will build upon the achievements and structures developed under the covenant of mayors to date, and should evolve in accordance with the political context, priorities and challenges to best support local action on climate mitigation, adaptation, and access to energy. The Office will report directly to the European Commission Directorates-General for Energy (DG ENER) and for Climate Action (DG CLIMA) and closely cooperate with other European Commission services, especially the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra, Italy. In particular, the contract shall include the provision of the services as outlined in the tender specifications.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 6 200 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79310000 Market research services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks will be performed on the contractor's premises. However, meetings between the contractor and the commission may be held on commission premises in Brussels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See internet address provided in Section I.3

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: 6 200 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 42
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Horizon 2020, The LIFE 2014-2020 - Regulation (EC) No 1293/2013

II.2.14)Additional information

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
List and brief description of conditions:

See internet address provided in Section I.3

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.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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3

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.1.4)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: 16/09/2019
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: 17/09/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

DG Energy, rue de Mot 24, 1049 Brussels, office 03/037

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenderers may attend the meeting but be represented by no 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 price mentioned in the bids will not be communicated.

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:
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

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

Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu

VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in Section I.3

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

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/06/2019