Supplies - 30489-2019

22/01/2019    S15    - - Supplies - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Electricity

2019/S 015-030489

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs

Address of the buyer profile: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Energy

Section II: Object

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

The Supply of Energy 2

Reference number: RM6151
II.1.2)Main CPV code
09310000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

CCS, as the Authority, intends to put in place a new commercial agreement for the supply of approximately 2,1 TWh of electricity for 50 customers across 14 500 meters, and 3,4 TWh of gas for 50 customers across 3 500 meters, managed via an aggregated, flexible, risk managed approach. CCS is supporting a vision for London with strategic objectives to achieve localised green energy, low carbon and social agenda.

Please note these volumes may change in line with growth or attrition of the portfolio during the life of the agreement. Organisations volume is aggregated together for trading, and supplier will be expected to provide services including: billing, admin activities, customer query management, transparent pricing, energy reduction management and implementation of recommendations.

The full scope and lotting structure of this agreement will be determined as a result of our customer and supplier engagements. If you are interested please email: RM6151procurement@crowncommercial.gov.uk

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 450 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

The Supply of Electricity and Ancillary Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
09000000
09310000
09330000
31100000
31321000
31680000
31682000
45232200
45261215
45310000
45315000
45315100
45315300
45317100
45317200
45317300
50411300
50532000
50532400
50710000
50711000
51100000
51110000
51112000
51112200
51120000
65300000
65310000
71314000
71314100
71314200
71323100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supply of electricity and ancillary services.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

The Supply of Natural Gas and Ancillary Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
09120000
09121000
09121200
09123000
09133000
38551000
45333000
45333200
50411200
65210000
71314000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supply of natural gas and ancillary services.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
05/04/2019

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This Prior Information Notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement with customers and suppliers.

Crown Commercial Service intends to hold market engagement sessions in February 2019 with suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting commercial contracts. If you are interested in attending a session please express your interest by emailing: RM6151procurement@crowncommercial.gov.uk no later than midday on 10.2.2019. Further details will be provided to you.

Your email must clearly state: the name of your organisation, and contact details for the individual(s) who will participating in the session.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is [https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk].

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS pipeline page http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline for updates and monitor Tenders Electronic Daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.

Please be advised that in preparation to participate in this competition for this commercial agreement that:

The Cyber Essentials scheme is mandatory for Central Government Contracts which involve handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. The Government is taking steps to further reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when properly implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.

To participate in the procurement for the supply of energy to London Energy Project bidders will be required to demonstrate that they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials [Plus] for the services under and in connection with the procurement.

The bidder may be awarded a commercial contract but shall not enter into any call off contracts with buyers until they are able to demonstrate to CCS that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by the Cyber Essentials [Plus] Scheme for services under and in connection with this procurement.

The service that arise from this commercial agreement will involve the supplier holding material that has been assigned a protective marking under the Government Security Classifications Scheme (April 2014) of Official. It will be a condition of this contract that this material must be protected. Baseline protection controls are defined in ISO27001:2013 and further defined by the Security Policy Framework https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-security.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/01/2019