Works - 401771-2019

27/08/2019    S164    - - Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: District-heating plant construction work

2019/S 164-401771

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Robert Gordon University
Central Services Building, Garthdee Road
Aberdeen
AB10 7FY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Rod Strachan
Telephone: +44 1224262000
E-mail: r.strachan@rgu.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1224262660
NUTS code: UKM50

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.rgu.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00399

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

Combined Heat and Power Plant District Heating Network Contract

Reference number: 004/19/RS
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45251250
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Robert Gordon University are seeking tenders from experienced contractors with experience to design and build; with the option to operate and maintain a new Energy Centre and District Heating Network to be installed at the Aberdeen campus. The Energy Centre and District Heating Network is to be made to operate in conjunction with an existing energy system as described more fully in the employer’s requirements incorporated within this invitation to tender.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lots 1 and 2.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Design and Build Combined Heat and Power Plant District Heating Network Contract

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45214400
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Campus, Aberdeen.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Robert Gordon University are seeking tenders from experienced contractors with experience to design and build a new energy centre and district heating network to be installed at the Aberdeen campus, The University will provide capital payment for the complete CHP + DHN + PW installation.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 50 %
Price - Weighting: 50 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 14
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Design and Build, Operate and Maintain CHP DHN under Contract

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45214400
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Robert Gordon University are seeking tenders from experienced contractors with experience to design and build, operate and maintain the new energy centre and district heating network to be installed at the Aberdeen campus, The University will provide capital payment for the complete CHP + DHN + PW installation and for operation and maintenance of the installation for a 12 year duration upon completion of installation.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 50 %
Price - Weighting: 50 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 144
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The option to extend by 3 x 1-year periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

The relevant selection criteria will be included in the ESPD Scotland module.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The relevant selection criteria will be included in the ESPD Scotland module.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The relevant selection criteria will be included in the ESPD Scotland module.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As detailed in the ITT.

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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 24/09/2019
Local time: 12:00
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:
English
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: 24/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=594498

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

A subcontract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

As part of this tender, the service provider is requested to consider how they can improve the social, environmental and economic well-being of the area in which it operates, through the use of community benefits. For this tender requirement the service provider may consider community benefits that lend to improving outcomes for people and in the community.

Other areas to consider are:

— generating employment and training opportunities for priority groups; i.e. through offering work experience or young apprenticeships,

— up-skilling the existing workforce,

— equality and diversity initiatives,

— to build capacity in community organisations,

— educational support initiatives,

— working with schools, colleges and universities to offer work experience,

— minimising negative environmental impacts.

(SC Ref:594498)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=594498

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Robert Gordon University
Central Services Building, Garthdee Road
Aberdeen
AB10 7FY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224262000
Fax: +44 1224262660

Internet address: http://www.rgu.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23/08/2019