Works - 369505-2018

24/08/2018    S162

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Energy and related services

2018/S 162-369505

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: Victoria Quay, Leith
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH6 6QQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312441688
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

Heat Networks, Low Carbon Heat and Non-Domestic Energy Efficiency

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

The purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN is to:

— give an overview of our work,

— ask your views on how the Public Sector could best interact with the Heat Network, Low Carbon Heat, Small Scale Energy Generation and Non-domestic Energy Efficiency markets to obtain services at best value,

— seek your views on any related issues/developments in the marketplace that might impact on this project or should be considered when procuring these services,

— help us both gain maximum benefit in future commercial relationships.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
09300000 Electricity, heating, solar and nuclear energy
09330000 Solar energy
31121300 Wind-energy generators
65400000 Other sources of energy supplies and distribution
71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy services
71314000 Energy and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Scotland’s Energy Strategy highlights the importance of small-scale local renewable energy generation, low carbon heat and the energy efficiency of buildings. Scotland’s Public Sector is already active in each of these areas and we expect it to continue to lead by example in the delivery of low carbon energy projects. Realising the ambitions of the Energy Strategy will create opportunities for suppliers and consumers of Energy related products and services. As such, we are keen to ensure that the public sector have access to suppliers who can deliver appropriate technological solutions and maximise the socio-economic benefit of public sector investment.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers are requested to complete the Request for Information provided with this PIN and return responses to

A Market Industry Day will be held to facilitate further discussion relating to this Request for Information. Dates and locations for this event will be confirmed through PCS in the near future.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

(SC Ref:552711)

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: