Supplies - 30489-2019

22/01/2019    S15

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Electricity

2019/S 015-030489

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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

The Supply of Energy 2

Reference number: RM6151
II.1.2)Main CPV code
09310000 Electricity
II.1.3)Type of contract
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:

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

The Supply of Electricity and Ancillary Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
09000000 Petroleum products, fuel, electricity and other sources of energy
09310000 Electricity
09330000 Solar energy
31100000 Electric motors, generators and transformers
31321000 Electricity power lines
31680000 Electrical supplies and accessories
31682000 Electricity supplies
45232200 Ancillary works for electricity power lines
45261215 Solar panel roof-covering work
45310000 Electrical installation work
45315000 Electrical installation work of heating and other electrical building-equipment
45315100 Electrical engineering installation works
45315300 Electricity supply installations
45317100 Electrical installation work of pumping equipment
45317200 Electrical installation work of transformers
45317300 Electrical installation work of electrical distribution apparatus
50411300 Repair and maintenance services of electricity meters
50532000 Repair and maintenance services of electrical machinery, apparatus and associated equipment
50532400 Repair and maintenance services of electrical distribution equipment
50710000 Repair and maintenance services of electrical and mechanical building installations
50711000 Repair and maintenance services of electrical building installations
51100000 Installation services of electrical and mechanical equipment
51110000 Installation services of electrical equipment
51112000 Installation services of electricity distribution and control equipment
51112200 Installation services of electricity control equipment
51120000 Installation services of mechanical equipment
65300000 Electricity distribution and related services
65310000 Electricity distribution
71314000 Energy and related services
71314100 Electrical services
71314200 Energy-management services
71323100 Electrical power systems design services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supply of electricity and ancillary services.

II.2.14)Additional information

The Supply of Natural Gas and Ancillary Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
09120000 Gaseous fuels
09121000 Coal gas, mains gas or similar gases
09121200 Mains gas
09123000 Natural gas
09133000 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
38551000 Energy meters
45333000 Gas-fitting installation work
45333200 Gas meter installation work
50411200 Repair and maintenance services of gas meters
65210000 Gas distribution
71314000 Energy and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
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:

Section IV: Procedure

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: 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 [].

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 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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: