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Northern Powergrid Metering currently provide conventional and Smart metering solutions to a number of energy suppliers, as part of Meter Asset Provision (MAP) agreements. The energy meters are supplied to each of the suppliers, or their appointed ...

Periodic indicative notice - utilities

This notice is a periodic indicative notice only

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Northern Powergrid (Yorkshire) Plc, Northern Powergrid (Northeast) Ltd
041123120
Lloyds Court
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE11 6AF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sally Hartley
Telephone: +44 017977605669
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.northernpowergrid.com

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Electricity

Section II: Object

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

Meter Refurbishment, Scrapping and Distribution Services.

Reference number: NPg17191
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90514000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Northern Powergrid Metering currently provide conventional and Smart metering solutions to a number of energy suppliers, as part of Meter Asset Provision (MAP) agreements. The energy meters are supplied to each of the suppliers, or their appointed Meter Operator (MOp), who will install the meters within premises. These installations can be either replacement meters, or new installations.

Northern Powergrid Limited is looking to procure a Framework Contract which will include but not be limited to the following aspects:

- Refurbishment, Inspection and testing regime.

- Warehousing, distribution, fault management, configuration and programming.

- Scrapping of old redundant meters.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
50411300
50411200
50411100
65500000
90514000
45222110
60000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKE
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Powergrid (Yorkshire) PLC,

98 Aketon Road,

Castleford,

West Yorkshire,

WF10 5DS.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Northern Powergrid Limited is looking to procure a Framework Contract which will include but not be limited to the following aspects:

- Refurbishment, Inspection and testing regime.

- Warehousing, distribution, fault management, configuration and programming.

- Scrapping of old redundant meters.

A brief outline of each required service is highlighted below.

Workstream 1 - Electric and/or Gas Meters.

The supplier will carry out a preliminary check (Triage) identifying the reason that assets have been removed from service E.G. faulty, functionality, customer/installer damage and determine the next steps and follow a pre-agreed action plan. As well as identifying the reasons removal, the supplier should be able to identify assets within the warranty period. The action plans may lead to action being taken in Workstream 2 however, may require a written report in a format agreed by NPg containing mandatory information allowing NPg to progress a commercial settlement. This may also mean carrying out limited testing prior to returning the assets to the manufacturer as part of their warranty process. As well as items returning from service the supplier will perform pre-delivery tests, checks and programming where appropriate prior to being repatriated for re-use. The meters could be of any vintage and of any model and this also applies to all workstreams listed below.

Electric Meters - Workstream 2.

Following pre-agreed guidelines the supplier will identify from the returned assets those being capable of being refurbished, cleaning them as far as reasonably practical, make minor repairs and undertake electrical safety tests making sure that there is no danger when they are re-installed. The remaining electricity meters which are unable to be refurbished will be scrapped to ensure that they no longer have any identification and the scrap produce is to be disposed of meeting all relevant legislation and providing a source of revenue to Northern Powergrid. The supplier will adhere to agreed data requirements in a format determined by Northern Powergrid and in accordance with Service Level Agreements for the provision of information.

Gas Meters - Workstream 2.

Following pre-agreed guidelines the supplier will identify from the returned assets those being capable of being refurbished, cleaning them as far as reasonably practical, make minor repairs and undertake gas safety tests including gas escaping within the measurement chamber and or not registering making sure that there is no danger when they are re-installed. The remaining gas meters which are unable to be refurbished will be scrapped to ensure that they no longer have any identification and the scrap produce is to be disposed of meeting all relevant legislation and providing a source of revenue to Northern Powergrid. The supplier will adhere to agreed data requirements in a format determined by Northern Powergrid and in accordance with Service Level Agreements for the provision of information.

Workstream 3.

The supplier will provide warehousing for stock including returns from service ahead of being processed through Workstream 1 & 2 along with the assets awaiting repatriation and onward delivery. In addition the supplier will provide a nationally recognised point of return in line with that published via the UKMF website supporting MAP/MOP operational processes. Required also will be a central point of contact for highlighting required gas asset collection and supporting UK wide collection service usually from a central location from the energy suppliers. The stock should be st.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
01/11/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/08/2017