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Belgium-Brussels: Revision of free allocation rules and guidance for EU ETS Phase 4
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/clima/tenders/index_en.htm
Section II: Object
Revision of free allocation rules and guidance for EU ETS Phase 4
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.
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.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Section VI: Complementary 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.
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
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.