United Kingdom-Liverpool: Electricity
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs
Address of the buyer profile: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Section II: Object
The Supply of Energy 2
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
The Supply of Electricity and Ancillary Services
The supply of electricity and ancillary services.
The Supply of Natural Gas and Ancillary Services
The supply of natural gas and ancillary services.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary 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.