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Technical inspection services

Published 18/05/2020

United Kingdom

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Tender Details
Reference2020/S 096-230700
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementCompetitive procedure with negotiation
Main ActivitiesOther
Common Procurement VocabularyTechnical inspection services
Repair and maintenance services
Date Published18th May 2020

United Kingdom

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: SSE
Postal address: Garton Road, Aldbrough, Hull
Town: Hull
NUTS code: UKE12
Postal code: HU11 4QB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Stuart Skipsey
E-mail: stuart.skipsey@sse.com
Telephone: +44 7384454029

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.sse.com

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://sse.com/potential-suppliers/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Utility
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Energy

Section II: Object

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

Inspection and Repair of Onshore Wind Turbine Blades

Reference number: 63140
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71631000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The provision of inspection and/or repair services for (Onshore) Wind Turbine Blades across the UK and Ireland. Inspection and condition reporting of in-situ wind turbine blades and Repair of in-situ blades dependant on resulting categorised damage/condition.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot A: Inspection and Reporting

LOT B: Repair

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Inspection and Reporting for Onshore Wind Turbine Blades

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71631000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Multiple sites across the UK (mainly SCOTLAND and ENGLAND) and IRELAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of inspection services for online wind turbine blades in the UK and Ireland.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality including (technical, management, quality, health and safety, procurement and contractual) / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion - Name: Price (all cost elements) / Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial term of framework will be 3 years with two additional option years (so 5-year term) then would be re-tendered in accordance with the Regulations and the requirement

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

In accordance with the pre-qualification process those scoring greater than 60/100 will be invited to tender.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Options in regards to methods and technology that offer efficiency, safety or cost benefits to the employers business.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Repair of Onshore Wind Turbine Blades

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
50000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Multiple sites across the UK (mainly SCOTLAND and ENGLAND) and IRELAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of repairs to onshore wind turbine blades (in-situ) in accordance with categories of damage from prior inspections

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality (technical, quality, health and safety, management, procurement and contractual) / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion - Name: Price (schedule of rates) / Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 3 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial term of framework with be 3 years with options to extend by 2 further years (5 years total) the FW will then be re-tendered in accordance with the Regulations and requirements.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

In accordance with pre-qualification and those scoring higher than 60/100.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Options in regards to methods or innovation that offer efficiency, safety or cost benefits to the employer.

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:

As the requirements of the pre-qualification (Mandatory and pre-requisites) which can be found on the following site

http://sse.com/potential-suppliers/

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
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
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 8
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.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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: 09/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 15/06/2020
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 4 (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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

6 months prior to the completion of the 5-year term.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/05/2020
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Tender Details
Reference2020/S 096-230700
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementCompetitive procedure with negotiation
Main ActivitiesOther
Common Procurement VocabularyTechnical inspection services
Repair and maintenance services
Date Published18th May 2020