Paslaugos - 360626-2017

14/09/2017    S176

Finland-Helsinki: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2017/S 176-360626

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Energy Authority (Energiavirasto)
National registration number: 1738354-6
Postal address: Lintulahdenkuja 4
Town: Helsinki
NUTS code: FIZ EXTRA-REGIO
Postal code: 00530
Country: Finland
E-mail: kirjaamo@energiavirasto.fi
Telephone: +358 295050000
Fax: +358 96221911
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.energiavirasto.fi
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Estonian Competition Authority
National registration number: 70000303
Postal address: Auna 6
Town: Tallinn
NUTS code: FIZ EXTRA-REGIO
Postal code: 10317
Country: Estonia
E-mail: info@konkurentsiamet.ee
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.konkurentsiamet.ee
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Public Utilities Commission, Latvia
National registration number: 90001162258
Postal address: Ūnijas iela 45
Town: Riga
NUTS code: FIZ EXTRA-REGIO
Postal code: 1039
Country: Latvia
E-mail: sprk@sprk.gov.lv
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sprk.gov.lv
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: National Commission for Energy Control and Prices, Lithuania
National registration number: 188706554
Postal address: Verkių g. 25C-1
Town: Vilnius
NUTS code: FIZ EXTRA-REGIO
Postal code: 08223
Country: Lithuania
E-mail: rastine@regula.lt
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.regula.lt
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

The applicable legislation of the procurement process will be the national legislation of Finland.

I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.hankintailmoitukset.fi/fi/notice/view/2017-019952
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: Energy Authority (Energiavirasto)
Town: Helsinki
Country: Finland
E-mail: kirjaamo@energiavirasto.fi
NUTS code: FIZ EXTRA-REGIO
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.energiavirasto.fi
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Call for Tenders for Project of a Pricing Model for the Natural Gas Entry-Exit System for the Common Baltic-Finnish Market.

Reference number: 1555/210/2017
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The National Energy Regulatory Authorities of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Finland are asking for interested parties to prepare a tender on a project of which methodology from postage stamp, capacity weighted distance or matrix would serve as the most suitable option for Baltic-Finnish market and develop a methodology regarding its application in the region. The project will allow NRAs to make decisions about future transmission pricing in the Baltic-Finnish region.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FIZ EXTRA-REGIO
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Estonian Competition Authority, National Commission for Energy Control and Prices, Lithuania, Public Utilities Commission of Latvia and the Energy Authority of Finland have a task force of which has an objective to prepare Methodology for the pricing of gas transmission services in the region, as well as to approve inter-TSO compensation mechanism in the Baltic-Finnish market. This task force is seeking to propose which methodology from postage stamp, capacity weighted distance or matrix would serve as the most suitable option for Baltic-Finnish market and develop a methodology regarding its application in the region. The National Regulatory Authorities are thus issuing jointly this Call for Tenders and asking for interested parties to prepare a tender on a project. The project will allow NRAs to make decisions about future transmission pricing in the Baltic-Finnish region.

This project shall include two phases: an intermediate phase and a final phase. After the intermediate report, the NRAs shall make a decision on which model to be selected for further work, i.e. implementation plan and deeper analysis of the consequences of the selected model.

The intermediate phase shall include background section, an assessment of the different pricing models and executive Intermediate Report Summary. The final phase analysis should consist of at least dynamic price calculation tool with practical approach, assessment which entry/exit split would be most appropriate for the region, additional model construction, transmission pricing guidelines, other relevant dimensions assessment and executive Final report Summary. These tasks are specified more clearly in Call for Tenders.

This procurement process is carried out as joint procurement of Member States contracting entities as defined in 22.3 § in the Act on Public Procurement and Concession Contracts (1397/2016). The National Regulatory Authorities have concluded an agreement according to which Energy Authority is responsible for all the works related to the procurement process and the applicable legislation of the procurement process will be the national legislation of Finland.

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: 6
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.2.13)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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 13/10/2017
Local time: 16:15
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: 15/01/2018
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 16/10/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Markkinaoikeus
Postal address: Radanrakentajantie 5
Town: Helsinki
Postal code: 00520
Country: Finland
E-mail: markkinaoikeus@oikeus.fi
Telephone: +358 295643300
Fax: +358 295643314
Internet address: http://www.oikeus.fi/markkinaoikeus
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/09/2017