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Services - 432055-2017

31/10/2017    S209

Belgium-Brussels: Service contract for support to the Energy Union governance process, including for the assessment of the integrated national energy and climate plans

2017/S 209-432055

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 A
Postal address: rue André Demot 24
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
E-mail: ENER-A1-SECRETARIAT@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/energy/en/funding-and-contracts/calls-tender
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=2749
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:

Service contract for support to the Energy Union governance process, including for the assessment of the integrated national energy and climate plans.

Reference number: ENER/A1/SER/2017/007.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Under the legislative proposal for a governance of the Energy Union, Member States will have to establish integrated national energy and climate plans, as key instruments for the achievement of the Energy Union objectives, including the 2030 energy and climate targets (renewables, energy efficiency, greenhouse gases emissions reduction).

The general objective of this contract is to contribute to the timely assessment of draft and final integrated national energy and climate plans as part of the Energy Union governance. The specific objective is to support the Commission with advice for assessing both the draft and final plans to be prepared by the 28 Member States according to the process, timeline and template detailed in the proposal for a Regulation on the Governance of the Energy Union.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 300 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under the legislative proposal for a governance of the Energy Union, Member States will have to establish integrated national energy and climate plans, as key instruments for the achievement of the Energy Union objectives, including the 2030 energy and climate targets (renewables, energy efficiency, greenhouse gases emissions reduction).

The general objective of this contract is to contribute to the timely assessment of draft and final integrated national energy and climate plans as part of the Energy Union governance. The specific objective is to support the Commission with advice for assessing both the draft and final plans to be prepared by the 28 Member States according to the process, timeline and template detailed in the proposal for a Regulation on the Governance of the Energy Union.

The contractor will prepare country files, screenings and summaries of the national plans, an inception report, 3 interim reports and a final report.

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: 1 300 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
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: yes
Identification of the project: Horizon 2020.
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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.1.8)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: 05/01/2018
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 15/01/2018
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Directorate-General for Energy, rue Demot 24, DM 28, room 00-s31, 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenderers may attend the meeting but be represented by not more than 1 person. At the end of the opening session, the chairman of the opening committee will indicate the name of the tenderers and the decision concerning the admissibility of each offer received. The prices mentioned in the bids will not be communicated.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 134.1.e) and f) of the rules of application to the Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/1929 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28.10.2015 (Financial Regulation), during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.

Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.3. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
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 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/10/2017