Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks: Constraint Managed Zone - Market Engagement

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Notice Summary
Title: Constraint Managed Zone - Market Engagement
Notice type: Periodic Indicative Notice - Utilities
Authority: Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Not applicable
Short Description:
Published: 04/12/2020 15:58
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UK-Perth: Electricity distribution and related services.

Preliminary Questions
   This notice is a periodic indicative notice only: Yes
   This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
   This notice is a call for competition: No
Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
       Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks
       Inveralmond House, 200 Dunkeld Road, Perth, PH1 3AQ, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1738453836, Email:
       Contact: Tim Higgins
       Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
       NUTS Code: UKM77
      Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
   The contract involves joint procurement: No .
   The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication          
   Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority    Not Provided
I.5) Main activity:    Not Provided

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
   II.1.1) Title: Constraint Managed Zone - Market Engagement          
         Reference number:          
   II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:       
      65300000 - Electricity distribution and related services.
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
   II.1.4) Short description:    
      A market engagement exercise for potential suppliers to SSEN’s Constraint Managed Zone services to feed into the development of a subsequent procurement, as well as to help inform SSEN’s future investment.          
   II.1.5) Estimated total value: Not Provided
   II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No          
      Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided       
      The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description          
   II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):       
      09000000 - Petroleum products, fuel, electricity and other sources of energy.          
      09310000 - Electricity.          
      65300000 - Electricity distribution and related services.          
      65310000 - Electricity distribution.       
   II.2.3) Place of performance:       
      Region Codes:               
         UK - UNITED KINGDOM    
   II.2.4) Description of the procurement:       
      Constraint Managed Zones are established in areas of the network whereby network resilience is secured without requiring capital intensive network reinforcement. This is achieved by contracting with existing local flexible supply and demand-side measures, such as Demand Side Response (altering user demand behaviour through financial incentive), Energy Storage/release and/or stand-by generation.

In order to support the role out of Constraint Managed Zones, SSEN intends to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System as its means of procuring services. To feed into this, and discussions surrounding ED2 price control, SSEN is undertaking market engagement. Further information can be found on our website at;    
   II.2.14) Additional information          
      To take part in this market engagement exercise for Constrain Managed Zone services, please follow this link;    

II.3) Estimated Date of publication
Section IV: Procedure   

IV.1) Description       
   IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
         The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - NO

Section VI: Complementary Information    
VI.3) Additional Information:       
   For more background on Constraint Managed Zones within SSEN, please follow this link;

The link for accessing the market research questions and opportunity to respond can be found in the link detailed below in this section.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-2020124-PRO-17464021 TKR-2020124-PRO-17464020        

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 04/12/2020

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