Supplies - 358669-2019

31/07/2019    S146    Agencies - Supplies - Contract award notice - Negotiated procedure without a call for competition 

Ireland-Co. Dublin: Supply of Electricity to Eurofound

2019/S 146-358669

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Eurofound — European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Postal address: Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Town: Co. Dublin
NUTS code: IE061
Postal code: D18 KP65
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Lidia Jankowska
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/procurement/opportunities/open

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Social Policy

Section II: Object

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

Supply of Electricity to Eurofound

Reference number: 171902/5105
II.1.2)Main CPV code
31682000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Supply of electricity to Eurofound.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 170 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
09310000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061
Main site or place of performance:

Eurofound.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

12-month framework contract with possibility of one renewal for 12-month period.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • Procurement of supplies quoted and purchased on a commodity market
Explanation:

Eurofound has launched an open procedure for supply of electricity in 2017 which failed due to no tenders received despite approaching all utility suppliers licensed for the Irish energy market. Subsequently, Eurofound entered into direct negotiations with one of the suppliers who expressed an interest in the tender and concluded a contract for 2-year period using negotiated procedure without prior publication of a call for competition. Following expiry of this contract, Eurofound entered into direct negotiations with the incumbent electricity supplier using Article 32 of Directive 2014/24/EU in order to secure the electricity supply for another 2-year period.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 19-2020-01
Title:

Supply of electricity to Eurofound

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
28/06/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: LCC Power Ltd t/a Go Power
National registration number: 907443
Postal address: Unit 12, Blanchardstown Corporate Park
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE061
Postal code: D15 V2YF
Country: Ireland
E-mail: oisin.mcgarrity@gopower.energy
Telephone: +353 18665612

Internet address: https://www.gopower.ie/

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 154 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 170 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of notification of the outcome of the procedure (award decision), tenderers may launch an action for its annulment. Any request tenderers may make and any reply from Eurofound, or any complaint for maladministration, will have neither the purpose nor the effect of suspending the time-limit for launching an action for annulment nor open a new period for launching an action for annulment. The body responsible for hearing annulment procedures is indicated under Heading VI.4.1 of the Contract Notice.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24/07/2019