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/entity: SSEN - Network Innovation Competition - Third Party Bid Challenge.

Notice on a buyer profile

This notice relates to the publication of a: Periodic indicative notice (Directive 2004/17/EC)

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Scottish and Southern Electricity
55 Vastern Road
Contact point(s): Future Networks
RG1 8BU Reading
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1189534718

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity:

Electronic access to information:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities
The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:
SSEN - Network Innovation Competition - Third Party Bid Challenge.
II.2)Type of contract
II.3)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

For Ofgem's 2017 Network Innovation Competition (NIC) Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks has issued this Call for Information to enable a third party to either submit an NIC application themselves or to participate in bid led by SSEN. The key Challenges which SSEN are looking to address through the NIC are outlined below. SSEN is engaging with third parties to investigate the potential availability of innovative solutions to the challenges outlined within the Third Party Bid Document. This document outlines the process which SSEN intends to follow and the time-line through to the Full Submission. The first stage is to complete the attached response document by 13.2.2017 (12:00 noon) Further details can be found at the above mentioned contact details or from

II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Additional information:
VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice: