Services - 627004-2020

24/12/2020    S251

Belgium-Brussels: Study on Energy Subsidies and Other Government Interventions in the EU

2020/S 251-627004

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

REGULATION (EU) 2018/1999 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 11 December 2018 on the Governance of the Energy Union and Climate Action

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, ENER — Energy, ENER.A.4 — Economic analysis and Financial instruments
Postal address: 24-26, rue Jean-André de Mot/Jean-André de Motstraat
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: B -1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Balazs Jozsa
E-mail: ENER-ENERGY-SUBSIDIES@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22977579
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/energy/
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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=7635
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=7635
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:

Study on Energy Subsidies and Other Government Interventions in the EU

Reference number: ENER/2020/OP/0030
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79314000 Feasibility study
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Commission needs to prepare and publish an annual report on monitoring of the energy and more specifically, fossil fuel subsidies in each year, according to Article 35(2) of the Governance of the Energy Union and Climate Action (EU) 2018/1999. This report needs to be adopted by 31 October each year.

Given that the preparation of this report requires intensive data collection, validation and analytical skills, across the 27 EU Member States, DG ENER needs to involve/rely on local data providers in EU Member States to perform these duties.

Beyond updating data, the contractor also has to give an estimation on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the evolution of energy subsidies (fossil fuel subsidies and renewables) in 2020. Furthermore, a short description of legal definitions of subsidies and the most recent measures and plans to phase them out is required to be included in the inventory.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 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)
79314000 Feasibility study
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

24-26, rue Jean-André de Mot, Jean-André de Motstraat, B-1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The study comprises data collection, analysis, modelling activities in the energy subsidy domain.

It will focus on data collection of energy subsidies in years 2019 and 2020, for fossil, nuclear and renewable energies, in various economic sectors beyond energy, such as industry, transport, households, agriculture and other important sectors. The study will cover all the 27 EU Member States. Besides data collection and updating the existing inventory from the previous study, it will attempt to collect legal definition on energy subsidies and particularly fossil fuel subsidies in each member states. On the top of this, it will provide analysis on how the Covid-19 pandemic and recovery packages in the member states have impacted energy subsidies.

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: 300 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 3
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address provided in section I.3).

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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: 08/02/2021
Local time: 16:00
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
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: 09/02/2021
Local time: 10:00
Place:

24-26, rue Jean-André de Mot, Jean-André de Motstraat, B -1040 Brussels, BELGIUM, Office 07/018.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/12/2020