Services - 539879-2018

07/12/2018    S236    - - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-London: Meters

2018/S 236-539879

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET
United Kingdom
Contact person: The Built Environment Team
E-mail: builtenvironmentinnovation@beis.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy

Address of the buyer profile: www.delta-esourcing.com

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Smart Meter Enabled Thermal Efficiency Ratings (SMETER) Technical Assessment Contractor (TAC)

Reference number: TRN 1608/08/2018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38550000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This contract is for a Technical Assessment Contractor (TAC) to perform independent testing and validation of products generated during the ‘Smart Meter Enabled Thermal Efficiency Rating (SMETER) Innovation Competition being launched alongside this tender. SMETER tools should be able to measure the thermal performance (i.e. calculate the whole house heat transfer coefficient (HTC)) of individual homes. The TAC will be required to set up and run a testing and validation programme to provide BEIS with an independent assessment of the performance of the products in a representative scenario.

In addition the TAC should:

— provide guidance and feedback to competition participants on the performance of their SMETER and where they can be improved,

— provide an evaluation to BEIS of the performance of the SMETER products and the success of the overall program.

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: 900 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
38930000
44111520
45321000
48210000
48600000
72200000
72300000
71314000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for a Technical Assessment Contractor (TAC) to perform independent testing and validation of products generated during the “Smart Meter Enabled Thermal Efficiency Rating” (SMETER) Innovation Competition being launched alongside this tender. SMETER tools should be able to measure the thermal performance (i.e. calculate the whole house heat transfer coefficient (HTC)) of individual homes. The TAC will be required to set up and run a testing and validation programme to provide BEIS with an independent assessment of the performance of the products in a representative scenario.

In addition the TAC should:

— provide guidance and feedback to competition participants on the performance of their SMETER and where they can be improved,

— provide an evaluation to BEIS of the performance of the SMETER products and the success of the overall programme.

This ultimate outputs from this programme will inform BEIS on the performance of these tools and their suitability for use in policy.

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

If BEIS awards a contract it will be for a duration of 26 months, however we reserve the right of extending this by up to a further 12 months.

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.1.6)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.2.8)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

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
07/11/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
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: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Loughborough University Enterprises Ltd
Loughborough University Enterprises Ltd Enterprise Office, Hazlerigg Building Loughborough University
Loughborough Leicestershire
LE11 3TU
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 900 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 65 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

Supplier Name: Leeds Beckett University Enterprises Limited

Supplier Address: The Rose Bowl, Portland Crescent, Leeds, LS1 3HB

SME: No

Value of the subcontract: 25 % of contracted obligations assigned to sub-contractor

Supplier Name: UCL Consultants Ltd

Supplier Address: The Network Building, 97 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 4TP

SME: No

Value of the subcontract: 24 % of contracted obligations assigned to sub-contractor

Supplier Name: Halton Housing

Supplier Address: Warrington Road, Widnes, WA8 0TD

SME: No

Value of the subcontract: 16 % of contracted obligations assigned to sub-contractor

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

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GO Reference: GO-2018124-PRO-13668294

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET
United Kingdom
E-mail: builtenvironmentinnovation@beis.gov.uk

Internet address: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy

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:
04/12/2018