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Crown Commercial Service (CCS), as the Contracting Authority, intends to put in place a Concession agreement for the supply and management of a utilities procurement engine and Dynamic Purchasing System. This will allow public sector customers to ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor The Capital Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

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

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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: http://www.gov.uk/ccs
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: public procurement

Section II: Object

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

Energy Switching Services.

Reference number: RM3809
II.1.2)Main CPV code
48000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS), as the Contracting Authority, intends to put in place a Concession agreement for the supply and management of a utilities procurement engine and Dynamic Purchasing System. This will allow public sector customers to compare and switch energy tariffs and suppliers.

Initially, the service will offer switching of gas and/or electricity products. This could be extended to other utilities in the future.

The values noted below are estimated and for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change. The exact details of the contractual arrangements are to be determined. It is envisaged that this opportunity will be let as a Services Concession Contract. You can find more about Concession Contracts generally at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/273/pdfs/uksi_20160273_en.pdf

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000 000.00 EUR
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)
48100000
48200000
48400000
48600000
48700000
48900000
72000000
72200000
72210000
72220000
72230000
72310000
72320000
72330000
72240000
72250000
72260000
72300000
72316000
72400000
72410000
72420000
72500000
72600000
72700000
72800000
72590000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A summary of the scope of this procurement is summarised within Section II.1.4).

II.2.14)Additional information

Crown Commercial Service will be hosting Supplier engagement sessions with dates to be confirmed.

The team will be organising supplier engagement workshops. If you wish to register your interest please email:

Please visit http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline/energy-switching-services for further updates.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
03/10/2017

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/08/2017