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04/10/2016    S191

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Energy-management services

2016/S 191-344287

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

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
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.gov.uk/ccs

Address of the buyer profile: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
Other: public procurement
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Utilities Management Software, Metering and Ancillary Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
United Kingdom.

NUTS code UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Crown Commercial Service (CCS), as the Contracting Authority, intends to invite tenders for the supply of Utilities Management Software, Metering and Ancillary Services provisions for all utilities (including but not limited to gas, electricity, water & liquid fuels).
Tenders will also be invited for the provision of Meter Operator Provider services including Data Collection/Data Aggregation services for all Half Hourly Customers. There will also be provisions for metering services, including sub-metering for all metered utilities (including but not limited to gas, electricity, water & liquid fuels)
The exact details of the contractual arrangements and whether these requirement will be split into further lots has yet to be determined and may be subject to change.
The values noted below are estimated and for guidance purposes only. These estimates are based on an approximation of potential public sector utility supply points (covering gas, electricity, water and bunkered fuels) and are based on CCS current customer records. The estimates provided do not factor in potential future site acquisition or disposal, or the quantity of meters fitted with automatic meter read or telemetry hardware.
Crown Commercial Service will be hosting Supplier engagement sessions with dates to be confirmed.
This PIN is an update to that previously released in July 2016 to include the expansion of the scope of these services.
http://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:248673-2016:TEXT:EN:HTML
The team will be organising supplier engagement workshops. If you wish to register your interest please email:
utilitiesmanagement@crowncommercial.gov.uk.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 100 000 000 EUR

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71314200 Energy-management services, 38421100 Water meters, 38551000 Energy meters, 38554000 Electricity meters, 45333200 Gas meter installation work, 48000000 Software package and information systems, 48440000 Financial analysis and accounting software package, 48444100 Billing system, 50411100 Repair and maintenance services of water meters, 50411200 Repair and maintenance services of gas meters, 50411300 Repair and maintenance services of electricity meters, 65500000 Meter reading service, 71314000 Energy and related services, 71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy services, 72300000 Data services, 72310000 Data-processing services, 72314000 Data collection and collation services, 72316000 Data analysis services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
1.9.2017
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Half-Hourly Meter Operator Providers
1)Short description:
The supply of Half Hourly Meter Operator Providers (MOP's) including data aggregation and data collection services.
The supply of these services will be required to provide:
— Supply, installation, commissioning, testing, operation and maintenance of Half Hourly Meters;
— Provision and maintenance of the necessary telecommunications for sending metered consumption data to the appointed energy supplier as well as providing access directly to customers and/or an appointed third party.
— The retrieval, validation, estimation and processing of Half Hourly meter data for the purpose of settlement and or aggregation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

65500000 Meter reading service, 72314000 Data collection and collation services, 38554000 Electricity meters, 50411300 Repair and maintenance services of electricity meters, 50330000 Maintenance services of telecommunications equipment

3)Quantity or scope:
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 15 000 000 GBP
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 2 Lot title: Utility Metering Services
1)Short description:
The supply of Metering services for all metered utilities including but not limited to:
— Gas.
— Non-Half Hourly Electricity.
— Half Hourly Electricity.
— Water.
— Wastewater.
— Liquid / Bunkered Fuels.
— Steam.
The supply of these services will be required to provide:
— Supply, installation, commissioning, testing, operation and maintenance of Utility Meters;
— Provision and maintenance of the necessary telecommunications for sending metered consumption data to the appointed utility supplier as well as providing access directly to customers and/or an appointed third party.
— The retrieval, validation, estimation and processing of utility meter data for the purpose of settlement and or aggregation.
— Supply, installation, commissioning, testing, operation and maintenance of utility sub-meters.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

65500000 Meter reading service, 38421100 Water meters, 45333200 Gas meter installation work, 72314000 Data collection and collation services, 50411300 Repair and maintenance services of electricity meters, 50411100 Repair and maintenance services of water meters, 50411200 Repair and maintenance services of gas meters, 50330000 Maintenance services of telecommunications equipment, 38554000 Electricity meters

3)Quantity or scope:
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 15 000 000 GBP
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 3 Lot title: Utility Management Software
1)Short description:
Provisions for Utility Management Software for all utilities for reporting and analysis of consumption data.
The supply of these services will be required to provide:
— Access to a single system for storing all utilities consumption data across single or multi-site portfolios to assist in utility management exercises;
— Capture and reporting real time / day +1 metered utility consumption data were available from the appointed Utility supplier;
— Provide tools and applications for the on demand production of consumption driven management reports;
— Access to a customisable dashboard of utility consumption data with search capability for multiple users;
— Access to utility consumption forecasting to set metered utilities consumption parameters with breach/anomaly notifications.
— Support and maintenance service including query resolution for the continued functionality of software provisions.
Additional service modules can be incorporated within the software to increase the functionality of the system including, but not limited to:
— Bill Validation Services.
— Electronic Billing.
— Re-billing/Tenant billing for multiple site portfolios.
— Financial analysis and assistance in budget forecasting.
— Greenhouse Gas, Renewables, Carbon reporting.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72310000 Data-processing services, 72300000 Data services, 71314000 Energy and related services, 48444100 Billing system, 48000000 Software package and information systems, 72314000 Data collection and collation services, 72316000 Data analysis services, 48440000 Financial analysis and accounting software package, 38551000 Energy meters, 72310000 Data-processing services

3)Quantity or scope:
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 50 000 000 GBP
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 4 Lot title: Utilities Management Bureau Services
1)Short description:
The supply of Bureau Services to assist in Utilities Management exercises for all utilities (including but not limited to gas, electricity, water, liquid fuels).
The supply of these services will be required to provide, but not limited to:
— Access to a full suite of Bureau Services;
— Support with Bill Validation activities;
— Provide consumption analysis to assist in budget forecasting for future metered utilities consumption data.
— Assistance with Greenhouse Gas, Renewables and Carbon reporting obligations
— Support with the identification of underlying factors which impact upon metered utility consumption;
— Support the identification of avoidable waste or other opportunities to reduce metered utility consumption;
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71314200 Energy-management services, 71314000 Energy and related services, 48440000 Financial analysis and accounting software package, 72314000 Data collection and collation services, 48000000 Software package and information systems, 71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy services, 72316000 Data analysis services, 48444100 Billing system, 72310000 Data-processing services

3)Quantity or scope:
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 20 000 000 GBP
5)Additional information about lots:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
Relevant governmental Internet sites where information can be obtained

Tax legislation http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/thelibrary/legislation.htm

Environmental protection legislation http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1990/43/contents

Employment protection and working conditions http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/index.htm

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
30.9.2016