Services - 362130-2020

31/07/2020    S147

United Kingdom-Belfast: Energy and related services

2020/S 147-362130

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Strategic Investment Board Ltd
Postal address: Fifth Floor, 9 Lanyon Pl
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT1 3LP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Collaboration.CPDfinance-ni.gov.uk
E-mail: Collaboration.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

TEO SIB — Provision of Energy Market Risk Management Advisory Services (ID 2621210)

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71314000 Energy and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

In order to inform and support tender competitions and contracts in respect of electricity and natural gas SIB requires energy expertise to provide specialist electricity and natural gas risk management advisory services. These services are required by SIB and a number of CoPEs across the Northern Ireland public sector. For illustration purposes only, the maximum number of electricity meter points is approximately 5 700, the number of gas meter points is approximately 1 500 and the number of unmetered electricity supply points is approximately 1 250.

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: 296 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71314200 Energy-management services
71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In order to inform and support tender competitions and contracts in respect of electricity and natural gas SIB requires energy expertise to provide specialist electricity and natural gas risk management advisory services. These services are required by SIB and a number of CoPEs across the Northern Ireland public sector. For illustration purposes only, the maximum number of electricity meter points is approximately 5 700, the number of gas meter points is approximately 1 500 and the number of unmetered electricity supply points is approximately 1 250.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Qualitative / Weighting: 50
Cost criterion - Name: Quantitative / Weighting: 50
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
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 015-030386
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: 1
Title:

Contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
28/07/2020
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: 1
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: Horizon Energy Group Ltd
Postal address: 4400 Airport Business Park
Town: Cork
NUTS code: IE IRELAND
Postal code: T12 N84F
Country: Ireland
E-mail: sandra.quinn@heg.ie
Telephone: +35 3212029135

Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

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: 300 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 296 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Contract monitoring: the successful contractor’s performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. Contractors not delivering on contract requirements is a serious matter. It means the public purse is not getting. what it is paying for. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in Construction and Procurement Delivery (CPD) for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued. with a certificate of unsatisfactory performance and the contract may be terminated. The issue of a certificate of unsatisfactory performance will result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by centres of procurement expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland. Procurement Policy for a period of 12 months from the date of issue of the certificate.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for review/appeal or mediation
Town: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD complied with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, incorporated a standstill. period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information was communicated to tenderers. That. notification provided full information on the award decision. This provided time for the unsuccessful tenderers to. challenge the award decision before the contract was entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/07/2020