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Supplies - 416594-2022

01/08/2022    S146

Ireland-Dublin: Supply of Electricity to Eurofound – Variable Rate Tariff

2022/S 146-416594

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)
Postal address: Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Town: Co Dublin
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: D18 KP65
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Sandra Brudenell-Bruce
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.eurofound.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/procurement/opportunities/open
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Social policy

Section II: Object

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

Supply of Electricity to Eurofound – Variable Rate Tariff

Reference number: 211012
II.1.2)Main CPV code
31682000 Electricity supplies
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of the contract is to ensure continuous (24/7, 365 days per year) a stable 12-month supply of electricity to Eurofound’s premises under a variable rate tariff.

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: 160 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Main site or place of performance:

Eurofound's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The continuous supply of electricity (24/7, 365 days per year) without interruptions considering the importance of this service to the business continuity at Eurofound.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
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
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive
Explanation:

The Irish electricity sector became unpredictable due to market volatility brought by the war in Ukraine. After several failed attempts (no tenders received) to contract electricity supplies using open and negotiated procedures, Eurofound finally managed to conclude the contract through negotiated procedure without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union.

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
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: 22-2020-01
Title:

Supply of Electricity to Eurofound – Variable Rate Tariff

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
21/07/2022
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: 0
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: LCC Power Limited t/a Go Power
National registration number: 676355
Postal address: Unit 12, Blanchardstown Corporate Park
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Country: Ireland
Internet address: https://www.gopower.ie/
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: 160 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 160 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

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: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within two months of notification of the outcome of the procedure (award decision), tenderers may launch an action for its annulment. Any request tenderers may make and any reply from Eurofound, or any complaint for maladministration, will have neither the purpose nor the effect of suspending the time-limit for launching an action for annulment nor open a new period for launching an action for annulment. The body responsible for hearing annulment procedures is indicated under Heading VI.4.1) of the contract notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
25/07/2022