Services - 530188-2018

01/12/2018    S232    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Energy and related services

2018/S 232-530188

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: rm6140@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Public Procurement

Section II: Object

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

Energy Trading System

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71314000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the authority intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of an Energy Trading System to be utilised by CCS.

The lotting structure of this framework and exact service provisions will be determined as a result of the market engagement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48000000
48100000
48517000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide CCS trading and risk teams with an energy trading system to allow management of customer aggregated basket demands for UK power and gas.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
15/01/2019

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

We are planning to host a webinar and one to one market engagements which can include demonstrations of an offered product. The webinar will held on 12.

12.2018 at 12:30, with an expected duration of 1 hour. The market engagements are expected to be completed by 31.12.2018.

To participate in the Webinar and market engagement activity, please email rm6140@crowncommercial.gov.uk by cob 11.12.2018 with the following details:

1) Organisation name;

2) Contact name;

3) Job title of contact (including responsibility within your organisation);

4) Contact phone number;

5) Contact email;

6) Organisation website link.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

Please note that, to register on the eSourcing system, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS pipeline page: http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline for updates and monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU Contract Notice.

Please be advised that in preparation to participate in this competition for this framework that:

The cyber Essentials scheme is mandatory for Central Government Contracts which involve handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. The Government is taking steps to further reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when properly implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.

To participate in the procurement for the energy trading system, bidders will be required to demonstrate that they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by cyber essentials plus for the services under and in connection with the procurement.

The bidder may be awarded the contract dependent on ability to demonstrate to CCS that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by the Cyber Essentials Plus Scheme for services under and in connection with this procurement.

The service that arise from this framework will involve the supplier holding material that has been assigned a protective marking under the Government Security Classifications Scheme (April 2014) of Official. It will be a condition of this contract that this material must be protected. Baseline protection controls are defined in ISO27001:2013 and further defined by the Security Policy Framework https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-security.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/11/2018