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Services - 617274-2019

27/12/2019    S249

Belgium-Brussels: Support to the European Commission and Member States on EU ETS Monitoring, Reporting, Verification and Accreditation in 2020 and 2021

2019/S 249-617274

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Climate Action
Postal address: CLIMA A.4 –Planning, Financial Resources and HR Business Correspondent BU-24 00/061
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: clima-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/clima/tenders/index_en.htm
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:

Support to the European Commission and Member States on EU ETS Monitoring, Reporting, Verification and Accreditation in 2020 and 2021

Reference number: CLIMA.C.2/SER/2019/0006
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective is to provide support to the Commission and members states in implementation of harmonised and cost-effective EU ETS Monitoring Reporting Verification and Accreditation (MRVA) in 2020 and 2021, including by:

— identification and propositions for updates in the templates, guidance and tools provided by the Commission in support of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/2067 (the EU ETS Monitoring and Reporting Regulation) and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/2066 (the EU ETS Accreditation and Verification Regulation), in particular in relation to the updating for phase 4 of the EU ETS,

— secretariat support to functioning of the EU ETS Compliance Forum in 2020 and 2021, building on the effective platform provided for discussion and cooperation between EU ETS Competent Authorities and the Commission; and promoting the well-functioning of EU ETS MRVA,

— provide support in relation to ad hoc technical enquiries.

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: 291 060.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra muros.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Single contract of 26 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 50/50
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
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 113-276213
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: 340201/2019/815512/SER/CLIMA.C.2
Title:

Support to the European Commission and Member States on EU ETS Monitoring, Reporting, Verification and Accreditation in 2020 and 2021

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
13/12/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: SQ Consult B.V.
Postal address: Prins Bernhardstraat 27
Town: Bunnik
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
Postal code: 3981 BL
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Umweltbundesamt GmbH
Postal address: Soittelauerlande 5
Town: Vienna
NUTS code: AT ÖSTERREICH
Postal code: 1090
Country: Austria
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: 300 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 291 060.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Annex I, Article 11.1 (e) of the Financial Regulation No 2018/1046 of 18.7.2018, 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 Annex I, Article 11.4.

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
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303100
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 two 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:
16/12/2019