18/099 - Integrated Energy Modelling Software

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Ervia
N/A
PO Box 900, Webworks, Eglinton Street
Cork
Cork
Ireland
Contact person: Ervia Tenders
Telephone: +353 214239065
E-mail: tenders@ervia.ie
NUTS code: IE

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.ervia.ie

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/376

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.etenders.gov.ie
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat

Section II: Object

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

18/099 - Integrated energy modelling software

Reference number: 18/099
II.1.2)Main CPV code
48460000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Gas Networks Ireland has a requirement for an integrated energy modelling software package to be used for electricity market modelling and demand forecasting and gas system demand & supply modelling.

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)
48461000
48462000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE
Main site or place of performance:

Cork

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Gas Networks Ireland has a requirement for an integrated energy modelling software package to be used for electricity market modelling and demand forecasting and gas system demand & supply modelling.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

You must submit through the etenders system before the deadline. The submission deadline is strict & no submissions will be possible after the date & time.

Specified in the PQQ documents. Please note that all tenders are electronic, as such no paper copies will be accepted or read. Please submit via the E-tenders system not later than 12:00 hrs local time, Thursday 7.6.2018.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Refer to tender documents.

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Requests to participate may be submitted by single entities or by groups of service providers. A group will not be required to convert into a specific legal form in order to submit a request to participate, but may if the contracting entity considers it necessary to ensure that the contract is carried out to its satisfaction, be required to do so prior to award of the contract. The contracting entity also reserves the right to contract with each member of the group on the basis of joint and several liability, or with one member of the group as a main contractor with a number of sub-contractors or on any other basis as the contracting entity considers appropriate.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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 a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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: 07/06/2018
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, Irish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

You must submit through the e-tenders system before the deadline. The submission deadline is strict & no submissions will be possible after the date & time specified in the PQQ documents. Please note that all tenders are electronic, as such no paper copies will be accepted or read. Please submit via the e-tenders system not later than 12:00 hrs local time Thursday 7.6.2018.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The High Court
High Court Central Office, Four Courts, Inns Quay,
Dublin
Ireland
Telephone: +35 318886000
E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie

Internet address: http://www.courts.ie

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please refer to Statutory Instrument 131 of 2010, European Communities (award of contracts by utility undertaking) (review procedures) Regulations 2010 (and in particular Regulation 7 and 10(2)).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/05/2018