Services - 376023-2016

27/10/2016    S208

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Study on the market for decommissioning nuclear facilities in the European Union

2016/S 208-376023

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy, Directorate D — Nuclear energy, safety and ITER
Postal address: 1, rue Henri Schnadt, Zone d'activité Cloche d'Or
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU LUXEMBOURG (GRAND-DUCHÉ)
Postal code: 2530
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: ENER-LUX-D2-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/energy/en
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1800
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Study on the market for decommissioning nuclear facilities in the European Union.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
90520000 Radioactive-, toxic-, medical- and hazardous waste services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The main objective of the contract is to understand the functioning of the market for decommissioning nuclear facilities in the EU.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The main objective of the contract is to deepen the understanding of the functioning of the market for decommissioning nuclear facilities in the EU.

The study is to provide a description of the nuclear decommissioning market in at least the following EU Member States: Germany, France, Italy, Slovakia and the United Kingdom. It should further present an overview of the characteristics of the decommissioning market outside the EU in at least Japan and the United States, and the main differences of these markets compared to the EU.

The study will identify the main actors in the market and further contribute to identify the existing issues and barriers to companies that are currently not present or that have a limited role (e.g. SMEs, civil construction companies, etc.), further exploring opportunities for increasing their participation in the market and the implications that this would bring in enhancing the levels of competition while maintaining the highest levels of safety.

The Nuclear Illustrative Programme of the Commission (PINC) projects that around half of the reactors currently in operation will be shut down by 2035. The study shall contribute to identify the relevant policy priorities and to develop medium and long-term recommendations to address the main challenges and opportunities for the European industry in preparation for the number of reactors that are expected to be shut down in the 2035 horizon.

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
Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 8
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.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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: 28/11/2016
Local time: 17:00
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 05/12/2016
Local time: 10:30

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: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/10/2016