Services - 86565-2018

27/02/2018    S40    European Commission - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Revision of free allocation rules and guidance for EU ETS Phase 4

2018/S 040-086565

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate-General for Climate Action
Clima A.4 – Finance BU-24 00/061
Brussels
1049
Belgium
E-mail: clima-tenders@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/clima/tenders/index_en.htm

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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:

Revision of free allocation rules and guidance for EU ETS Phase 4

Reference number: CLIMA.B.2/SER/2017/0015
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The legislative process to revise the EU ETS is currently ongoing. Once the legislative process is finalised, the relevant harmonised rules need to be updated in time for the fourth trading period (2021 – 2030) so that free allocation for the installations under the EU ETS can be established. The free allocation rules as well as the extensive support documentation, including the guidance documents will have to be revised and adapted accordingly and the contractor is supposed to provide assistance in this process.

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: 336 775.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Extra muros.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The aim of this contract is to provide technical support to the Commission in the preparation of revised Union-wide rules for harmonised free allocation of emission allowances pursuant to Article 10a of Directive 2003/87/EC as well as updating and further developing guidance for the implementation of the new rules in the fourth phase of the EU ETS (2021-2030) as necessary, incorporating also relevant corrections pursuant to court judgements.

The contract consists of 3 tasks: firstly providing technical support related to the revision of the free allocation rules, secondly providing support in developing options for activity level changes, including the relevant templates and thirdly providing support in updating the relevant guidance documents.

The support also includes technical / engineering elements and the development of the electronic tools (templates) to submit the notifications.

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: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
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.1.6)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 197-404075
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: 340201/2018/774515/SER/CLIMA.B.2
Title:

Revision of free allocation rules and guidance for EU ETS Phase 4

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
07/02/2018
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
SQ Consult B.V
Prins Bernhardstraat 27
Bunnik
3981 BL
Netherlands
NUTS code: NL
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Umweltbundesamt GmbH
Spittelauerlände 5
Vienna
1090
Austria
NUTS code: AT
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: 350 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 336 775.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 134.1.e) of the Rules of Application to the Financial Regulation Nº 2015/1929 of 30.10.2015, 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
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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 two months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/02/2018