Supplies - 334635-2019

17/07/2019    S136    - - Supplies - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Reading: Electricity

2019/S 136-334635

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Shinfield Park
Reading
RG2 9AX
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@ecmwf.int
NUTS code: UKJ11

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.ecmwf.int/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://procurement.ecmwf.int/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://procurement.ecmwf.int/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: http://procurement.ecmwf.int/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Meteorological Services

Section II: Object

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

ECMWF/ITT/2019/BOND16 Procurement of electricity

Reference number: ECMWF/ITT/2019/BOND16
II.1.2)Main CPV code
09310000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this Invitation to Tender (ITT) is for ECMWF to enter into a contract for the supply, of Green Energy to support the whole ECMWF's facility at Tecnopolo di Bologna, Via Stalingrado, Bologna, Italy from late 2019 onwards.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
65300000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IT
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Please refer to description of the procurement section below.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this Invitation to Tender (ITT) is for ECMWF to enter into a contract for the supply, of Green Energy to support the whole ECMWF's facility at Tecnopolo di Bologna, Via Stalingrado, Bologna, Italy from late 2019 onwards.

The scope of this ITT will include:

— 18 month supply of Green Energy at ECMWF’s facility at Tecnopolo di Bologna,

— provision of a contract example compliant with ECMWF,

— provision of customer support services,

— provision of monthly invoicing and reporting related to Green Energy consumption and any additional cost components.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 18
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

For the purpose of this contract, ECMWF will be acting through its establishment on the territory of the Italian Republic, the ECMWF Data Centre in Bologna (Italian fiscal code No 91148050684), temporarily located at ECMWF, Viale Angelo Masini 12/14, Office No 622/6th floor, Bologna, 40126, Italy; (ECMWF; the Centre).

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
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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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
An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

The selection process will be in two stages. Initial stage will shortlist a number of tenderers which will be invited to take part in a reverse e-Auction for the energy price on 1.8.2019. Log in details to an e-Auction platform will be distributed in advance to the shortlisted tenderers only.

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
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: 22/07/2019
Local time: 10:00
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
Tender must be valid until: 16/08/2019
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 22/07/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Reading, UK.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Not applicable.

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:

The procurement for the contract will be conducted in accordance with ECMWF's procedures as set out in ECMWF's invitation to tender documents, which are available on ECMWF's eProcurement Portal (https://procurement.ecmwf.int/) and no other procedures will apply. In submitting this notice ECMWF does not waive the privileges and immunities granted to it by virtue of its status as an intergovernmental organisation or submit itself to any jurisdiction.

Tenders must be submitted using ECMWF's eProcurement Portal. Hard copy (paper) submissions will not be accepted. Suppliers must register their organisation on the eProcurement Portal to be able to access the ITT documents and to be able to submit a response to any ITTs.

The eProcurement Portal can be accessed from one of the following links: https://procontract.due-north.com or https://procurement.ecmwf.int (the latter redirects to the ProContract opportunities page).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Shinfield Park
Reading
RG2 9AX
United Kingdom

Internet address: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Shinfield Park
Reading
RG2 9AX
United Kingdom

Internet address: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/07/2019