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Notice Details

Title: Framework Agreement for Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies
Reference No: MAY354248
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000582604
Published by: Scottish Government
Publication Date: 15/05/2019
Deadline Date: 17/06/2019
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The Scottish Government’s Directorate for Energy and Climate Change (the “Authority”) wish to establish a multi-supplier Framework Agreement in order to provide the Framework Public Bodies (*Scottish Local Authorities) with a range of advice, support and analysis on heat and energy efficiency.
* Scottish local authority councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994
CPV: 71314000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Government

Victoria Quay, Leith

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Telephone: +44 1312447676

E-mail: William.MacLean@gov.scot

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

I.2) 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://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractssecotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Framework Agreement for Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies

II.1.2) Main CPV code

71314000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Scottish Government’s Directorate for Energy and Climate Change (the “Authority”) wish to establish a multi-supplier Framework Agreement in order to provide the Framework Public Bodies (*Scottish Local Authorities) with a range of advice, support and analysis on heat and energy efficiency.

* Scottish local authority councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM


Main site or place of performance:

All 32 Scottish Local Authorities

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Scottish Government’s Directorate for Energy and Climate Change (the “Authority”) wish to establish a multi-supplier Framework Agreement in order to provide the Framework Public Bodies (Scottish Local Authorities) with a range of advice, support and analysis on heat and energy efficiency.

This Framework Agreement is being placed by the Scottish Government on behalf of the Framework Public Bodies. The Scottish Government’s Directorate for Energy and Climate Change works to deliver a low carbon society, with sustainable economic growth and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

The Scottish Government have consulted on giving Local Authorities a statutory duty to develop Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies. This requirement arises from the Energy Efficient Scotland Route map (published on 2nd May 2018).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 70%

Price / Weighting:  30%

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Initial 24 month contract with option to extend for a further 12 months

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Potential bidder were alerted to this opportunity previously via a Prior Information Notice (PIN) issued by the Scottish Government on 28th November 2018 PIN No. NOV338474

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

Statement for 4B.4:

Bidders must demonstrate a Current Ratio of no less than 0.9 Current Ratio will be calculated as follows: Net current assets divided by net current liabilities.

There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the bidders economic and financial standing.

Bidders who do not comply with the above financial requirements but are part of a Group, can provide a Parent Guarantee if the Parent company satisfies the financial requirements stipulated above.

Statement for 4B.5

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types of insurance indicated below.

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 500 000 000 GBP.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 32

IV.1.8) Information about 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:

2018/S 231-527875

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 17/06/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

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: 17/06/2019

Local time: 12:00

Place:

Glasgow

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The PCS-Tender Project Code is 13587

Service type not suited to Lotting.

ESPD will be scored on a pass/fail basis.

Question Scoring Methodology for Award Criteria outlined in invitation to tender:

0 — Unacceptable. Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

1 — Poor. Response is partially relevant but generally poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains

insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

2- Acceptable. Response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

3 — Good. Response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details

on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

4 — Excellent. Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a

thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

Bidders must complete the ESPD (Scotland) to demonstrate adherence to the Exclusion and Selection Criteria for this procurement. If there

are named subcontractors/technicians upon which the bidder will rely to meet the selection criteria, these named parties must complete and

reattach the ESPD Supplier Response Form attached to ESPD questions 2C.1.1 (Technicians) and 2D.1.2 (Subcontractors) on PCS-T.

These parties must complete the first 3 sections of the ESPD form, as well as any part of the section 4 selection criteria that the main bidder will rely upon the parties to fulfil. If parties have not yet been identified, this information may be required at a later date. Scottish Government reserves the right to request this information from relevant parties upon whom the main bidder will rely to fulfil selection criteria.

4C.10 Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to sub-contract and if so, for what proportion of the contract.

Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 13587.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 13587. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:582604)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish Government

Victoria Quay, Leith

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Telephone: +44 1312447676

E-mail: william.maclean@gov.scot

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

13/05/2019


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: William.MacLean@gov.scot
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151200Efficiency ConsultancyConsultancy
191300Energy EfficiencyFacilities and Management Services
151300Environmental ConsultancyConsultancy
189999other Environmental ServicesEnvironmental Services
259999other Housing ManagementHousing Management
379999other UtilitiesUtilities
152200Strategic Planning ConsultancyConsultancy
152300Technical and Feasibility ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East
100All Scotland
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde
120Highlands and Islands
170Scotland South
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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