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A new national multi-lot framework agreement for ultra-low emission vehicle charging infrastructure, including supply and installation of electric vehicle charging points (slow/fast/rapid) and other developing technologies. To tender: (a) Go to ...

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
ESPO
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Gareth Smith
Telephone: +44 1162657890
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.espo.org/

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.eastmidstenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.eastmidstenders.org
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: local authority services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

636_17 Vehicle Charging Infrastructure.

Reference number: 636_17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
31158000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

A new national multi-lot framework agreement for ultra-low emission vehicle charging infrastructure, including supply and installation of electric vehicle charging points (slow/fast/rapid) and other developing technologies.

To tender: (a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org, (b) Register (c) Search for tender opportunity ‘636_17’ d) Express an interest (e) Download the tender from the website.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 60 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Purchase of Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
30163000
31158000
31681500
34920000
34923000
34996300
38731000
42992000
45200000
45213312
45223300
50000000
50200000
50324100
51100000
51110000
51214000
63712600
71241000
71242000
71243000
71244000
71245000
71248000
71600000
98351100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot covers the purchase of electric vehicle charge points.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 42 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/06/2017
End: 31/05/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lease of Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
30163000
31158000
31681500
34920000
34923000
34996300
38730000
38731000
42992000
45200000
45213312
45223300
45233270
50000000
50200000
50324100
51100000
51110000
51214000
63712600
71241000
71242000
71243000
71244000
71245000
71248000
71600000
98351100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot covers the lease of electric vehicle charge points.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/06/2017
End: 31/05/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Back Office Solutions

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
30163000
50324100
72400000
98351100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot covers back office solutions / Charge Point Management Systems supplied by Charge Point Network Operators for Customers with existing charging infrastructure.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/06/2017
End: 31/05/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Emerging Technologies

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
09331000
14213200
24111600
31158000
31681500
32510000
34920000
34923000
34996300
38730000
38731000
42992000
45200000
45213312
45223300
45233270
50000000
50200000
50324100
51100000
51110000
51214000
63712600
65400000
71241000
71242000
71243000
71244000
71245000
71248000
71600000
98351100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot covers emerging technologies such as vehicle to grid, battery energy storage, bus chargers, etc. For further details, see the ITT.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/06/2017
End: 31/05/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

ESPO shall monitor the financial stability of the awarded Suppliers during the period of the Framework Agreement by reference to credit ratings agency reports. ESPO shall obtain a credit score for the Supplier on or before the Framework start date as a base score and where a significant change in the credit score is identified over the life of the Framework Agreement, ESPO reserves the right to investigate the reasons for this significant change. Depending on the severity of the changes, it will be at the sole discretion of ESPO to suspend or even permanently remove the Supplier from the Framework Agreement.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 18/04/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 18/04/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, the Framework Agreement is open for use by Public Bodies (defined https://www.espo.org/ESPO/media/Documents/FAQs/ESPO-s_powers_to_trade__website_-2016-12-22.pdf) that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authorities; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Central Government Departments and Agencies; Police, Fire and Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords; or any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
ESPO
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

ESPO will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by ESPO as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2105 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/03/2017