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Carbon Mitigation Solar Power F515.

Contract notice - utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Southern Water Services Ltd
Southern House, Yeoman Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Team
For the attention of: Jo Laker
BN13 3NX Worthing
Telephone: +44 1903272861
E-mail: [email protected]

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Carbon Mitigation Solar Power F515.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting entities
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK - South East.


II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 10
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Design, supply, installation and potential operation and maintenance of solar energy generation projects for both ground and property based installations across Southern Water sites.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09331000, 09332000, 09330000, 45261215, 50711000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Design, supply, installation and potential operation and maintenance of solar energy generation projects for both ground and property based installations across Southern Water sites.
Lots reflecting - lot 1: Client funded contract / Lot 2: PPA Contract.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Option for a further ten year extension subject to satisfactory performance and agreement.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: SW (Southern Water) Funded Framework agreement
1)Short description:
SW Funded Framework - whereby Southern Water will invest in the assets in relation to the needs, scope, specification and criteria outlined within the invitation to tender.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09331000, 09330000, 45261215

Lot No: 2 Lot title: PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) contract agreement
1)Short description:
Power Purchasing Agreement whereby generating assets may be provided by the contractor in accordance with financing provisions of the agreed contract.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09330000, 09331000

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
A Parent Company Guarantee may be required dependent on the satisfaction of the financial assessment.
Payment Bond (PB) requirement.
Micro Generation Certificate Scheme.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Each framework will be awarded to a single legal entity. While consortia will be considered, they must be represented by a single lead bidder and be able to demonstrate commitment to forming a single legal entity.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Qualification will be dependent on the satisfaction of financial checks including confirmation of a minimum annual turnover of one million GBP.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Dependent on market interest and suitability, an e-auction may be used.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 10.7.2015 - 11:59
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
20.7.2015 - 11:59
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 10 years or 20 years if an extension option is taken.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Southern Water Services Ltd
Southern House, Yeoman Road
BN13 3NX Worthing
E-mail: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 1903272861

Body responsible for mediation procedures


VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Southern Water will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained


VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: