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Title: WES Cost Reduction in Supporting Infrastructure - Electrical Connection and Moorings & Foundations
Published by: Wave Energy Scotland Limited
Publication Date: 28/09/2017
Deadline Date: 30/10/2017
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)
Has Documents: Yes
Abstract: WES invites suitably qualified and experienced suppliers to provide a proposal to address the following requirements during the study, whilst offering best value in the expenditure of public funds.
The challenge is to identify and analyse opportunities for step-change cost reductions resulting from innovation and improvement in supporting infrastructure of wave energy converter technologies from sources such as, but not limited to:
- Infrastructure sharing
- Combination of sub-systems and/or their functions
- Resulting component/sub-system deletion, re-sizing or replacement
- Application of innovative or novel techniques or technologies.
WES’s current requirements are divided into 2 lots, both of which are described in this document:
- Lot 1 – Cost Reduction in Supporting Infrastructure – Electrical Connection
- Lot 2 – Cost Reduction in Supporting Infrastructure – Moorings & Foundations
CPV: 73000000, 73000000, 73000000.

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Wave Energy Scotland Limited

An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

UK

Telephone: +44 1463245245

E-mail: wesprocurement@hient.co.uk

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.waveenergyscotland.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA24283

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:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5) Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

WES Cost Reduction in Supporting Infrastructure - Electrical Connection and Moorings & Foundations

Reference number: COT122

II.1.2) Main CPV code

73000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

WES invites suitably qualified and experienced suppliers to provide a proposal to address the following requirements during the study, whilst offering best value in the expenditure of public funds.

The challenge is to identify and analyse opportunities for step-change cost reductions resulting from innovation and improvement in supporting infrastructure of wave energy converter technologies from sources such as, but not limited to:

- Infrastructure sharing

- Combination of sub-systems and/or their functions

- Resulting component/sub-system deletion, re-sizing or replacement

- Application of innovative or novel techniques or technologies.

WES’s current requirements are divided into 2 lots, both of which are described in this document:

- Lot 1 – Cost Reduction in Supporting Infrastructure – Electrical Connection

- Lot 2 – Cost Reduction in Supporting Infrastructure – Moorings & Foundations

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 143 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Electrical Connection

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

73000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Electrical Connection system shall be defined as the systems, sub-systems, functions and capabilities involved from the first generation of electrical energy to introduction of grid compliant electricity into the onshore electrical transmission or distribution grid.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Relevant experience and knowledge of the project delivery team / Weighting: 25

Quality criterion: Understanding of the Wave Energy Scotland objectives / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Methodology for the identification of opportunities for step-change cost reductions / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Methodology for the analysis of CAPEX, OPEX and Levelised Cost of Energy benefits / Weighting: 15

Quality criterion: Methodology for the assessment of feasibility of the identified opportunities / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Project management and delivery / Weighting: 10

Price / Weighting:  10

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 71 500.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 4

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Moorings & Foundations

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

73000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Moorings & Foundations scope shall be defined as the whole extent of the station keeping system up to the connection point to a wave energy converter. Benefits to the wave energy converter and on-board sub-system design changes facilitated by improvements to the station keeping system are considered in scope.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Relevant experience and knowledge of the project delivery team / Weighting: 25

Quality criterion: Understanding of the Wave Energy Scotland objectives / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Methodology for the identification of opportunities for step-change cost reductions / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Methodology for the analysis of CAPEX, OPEX and Levelised Cost of Energy benefits / Weighting: 15

Quality criterion: Methodology for the assessment of feasibility of the identified opportunities / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Project management and delivery / Weighting: 10

Price / Weighting:  10

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 71 500.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 4

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

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 and levels of insurance indicated below. These are the minimum for each and every claim.

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = GBP 5000000

Professional Indemnity Insurance = GBP 500000


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 30/10/2017

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/10/2017

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=510862.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:510862)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Wave Energy Scotland Limited

An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

UK

Telephone: +44 1463245245

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.waveenergyscotland.co.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

28/09/2017


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
04/10/2017 14:53ADDED FILE: Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions
13/10/2017 10:41ADDED FILE: Additional Info and responses to PCS Questions

Document containing additional information & responses to PCS Questions.
Main Contact: wesprocurement@hient.co.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151000Business ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
120Highlands and Islands

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Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
28/09/2017WES Scope of Requirements and Guidance NotesScope of Requirements and Tender Guidance Notes358.51 KB98
28/09/2017WES Award Criteria Response FormWES Award Criteria Response Form1009.09 KB75
28/09/2017ESPD (Scotland) v1.9 - Lot 1 Electrical ConnectionESPD - Lot 1 Electrical Connection125.95 KB66
28/09/2017ESPD (Scotland) v1.9 - Lot 2 Mooring & FoundationsESPD - Lot 2 Moorings & Foundations125.76 KB78
28/09/2017Form of TenderForm of Tender36.92 KB57
04/10/2017Terms and ConditionsTerms and Conditions231.54 KB45
13/10/2017WES Electrical Connection and Moorings & Foundations Q&ADocument containing additional information & responses to PCS Questions. 65.30 KB71

Replaced Documents

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