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Tender Details
StatusContract notice
ProcurementOpen procedure
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Date Published12th Jul 2018
Reference2018/S 132-300105
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyElectricity

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
West Mercia Energy (A Local Authority Joint Committee of Shropshire Council, Worcestershire County Council, Telford and Wrekin Council and Herefordshire Council)
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1743252993
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.shropshire.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
West Mercia Energy (A Local Authority Joint Committee of Shropshire Council, Worcestershire County Council, Telford and Wrekin Council and Herefordshire Council)
Chapter House South, Abbey Lawn, Abbey Foregate
United Kingdom
E-mail: gmaude@westmerciaenergy.co.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.westmerciaenergy.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Electricity./6JVRUCZ5JF
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/M3785786C2
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to 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.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/M3785786C2
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

WME 002 — A Framework Agreement for the Supply of Electricity on a Flexible Basis and the Provision of Associated Services

Reference number: WME 002
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

WME intends to create a new four year single supplier framework for the provision of electricity supplies, with WME acting as intermediary to buy the electricity on the wholesale market. WME provides a fully managed service including validation and payment of bills on behalf of customers, with the option of a procurement only service.

WME will impose on economic operators requirements aimed at protecting the confidential nature of information made available throughout the procurement procedure (as permitted by Regulation 21(3)), and before receiving that information economic operators will be required to complete and return a confidentiality agreement, which will be available once economic operators have expressed an interest in the tender opportunity, along with a copy of their current electricity supply licence.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The organisation is operated under the authority of a Joint Committee formed under the Local Government Act 1972, the Member Authorities being Shropshire Council, Herefordshire Council, Worcestershire County Council and Telford and Wrekin Council. A Joint Agreement between those Member Authorities determines the governance arrangements. The Joint Committee is the elected Member body responsible for the discharge of the functions of the Member Authorities.

The objectives of the West Mercia Energy Joint Committee (WME) is to maintain effective, efficient and economic arrangements for the purchase and supply of energy at the request of and to the satisfaction of the Member Authorities and to other public bodies, non-profit making and charitable organisations, education providers, including Academies, and private sector organisations delivering public services on behalf of public bodies and such other organisations which may be approved by the Joint Committee (including approval via the Annual Business Plan) where it is permitted by law and is to benefit of Member Authorities to do so.

In accordance with the above stated aims and objectives, WME are seeking to award a contract framework arrangement for the supply and delivery of Electricity and ancillary services to the customers of West Mercia Energy in its constituent authorities' areas of Shropshire, Herefordshire, Telford and Wrekin, and Worcestershire, together with other customers of West Mercia Energy (current and potential), in general as further identified at the following websites but also to include any organisation within the description in the paragraph above not so identified:

























The Framework Agreement will commence on 1.10.2018 for a period up to 31.3.2024.

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: 500 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/10/2018
End: 31/03/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

In 4 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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

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:

The supplier must at all times hold a valid electricity supply licence granted by OFGEM, and any other qualification as required by legislation throughout the duration of the framework.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See tender documentation.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See tender documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

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
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

This Framework Agreement requires electricity to be purchased in advance of the actual supply date in order to deliver a competitive price hedged over an 18 month period prior to usage. The Supply Period for electricity purchased through this Framework Agreement will be 4 years, with supply start date being 1st April 2020 and supply end date of 31st March 2024.

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: no
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: 17/08/2018
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 17/08/2018
Local time: 12:00

Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:


To respond to this opportunity, please click here:


GO Reference: GO-201879-PRO-12764317

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1743252993
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk

Internet address: www.shropshire.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1743252993
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

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