The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS): Contractors for understanding commercial and industrial appliances (Hy4Heat work packages 5 and 6)

  The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is using Delta eSourcing to run this tender exercise

Notice Summary
Title: Contractors for understanding commercial and industrial appliances (Hy4Heat work packages 5 and 6)
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Open
Short Description: BEIS intends to appoint a contractor(s) to deliver comprehensive research reports on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances (Lot 1) and industrial heat generation (Lot 2) from natural gas to hydrogen. This will require full characterisation of the market and identification of any knowledge gaps and barriers to conversion that may need to be addressed. They will inform consideration of whether further evidence, potentially in the form of practical testing, will be required to demonstrate that these sectors can be successfully converted as part of demonstrating and de-risking the use of hydrogen for heat in UK homes and businesses. This work is part of the Hy4Heat programme and will be managed and coordinated by Arup+, who have been appointed by BEIS as the programme management contractor for the Hy4Heat programme.
Published: 26/07/2018 12:43
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UK-London: Hydrogen.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
             1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET, United Kingdom
             Email: hy4heat@arup.com
             Main Address: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy, Address of the buyer profile: www.delta-esourcing.com
             NUTS Code: UK
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Hydrogen./7U7YAB32HM
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent 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: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
      I.5) Main activity
            General public services

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: Contractors for understanding commercial and industrial appliances (Hy4Heat work packages 5 and 6)       
      Reference Number: TRN 15507/2018
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      24111600 - Hydrogen.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: BEIS intends to appoint a contractor(s) to deliver comprehensive research reports on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances (Lot 1) and industrial heat generation (Lot 2) from natural gas to hydrogen. This will require full characterisation of the market and identification of any knowledge gaps and barriers to conversion that may need to be addressed. They will inform consideration of whether further evidence, potentially in the form of practical testing, will be required to demonstrate that these sectors can be successfully converted as part of demonstrating and de-risking the use of hydrogen for heat in UK homes and businesses. This work is part of the Hy4Heat programme and will be managed and coordinated by Arup+, who have been appointed by BEIS as the programme management contractor for the Hy4Heat programme.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 380,000       
      Currency: 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: Not provided

II.2) Description
II.2) Description Lot No. 1
      
      II.2.1) Title: Lot 1: Research report on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances from Natural gas to hydrogen.       
      Lot No: 1       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      44621200 - Boilers.
      44621220 - Central-heating boilers.
      44621221 - Parts of central-heating boilers.
      42900000 - Miscellaneous general and special-purpose machinery.
      39715200 - Heating equipment.
      39721411 - Gas heaters.
      39722000 - Parts of stoves, cookers, plate warmers and domestic appliances.
      39722200 - Parts of cookers.
      42160000 - Boiler installations.
      39341000 - Gas pressure equipment.
      39721410 - Gas appliances.
      38432100 - Gas-analysis apparatus.
      45331100 - Central-heating installation work.
      71321200 - Heating-system design services.
      73000000 - Research and development services and related consultancy services.
      76000000 - Services related to the oil and gas industry.
      45333000 - Gas-fitting installation work.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: BEIS intends to appoint a contractor(s) to deliver comprehensive research reports on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances (Lot 1) and industrial heat generation (Lot 2) from natural gas to hydrogen. This will require full characterisation of the market and identification of any knowledge gaps and barriers to conversion that may need to be addressed. They will inform consideration of whether further evidence, potentially in the form of practical testing, will be required to demonstrate that these sectors can be successfully converted as part of demonstrating and de-risking the use of hydrogen for heat in UK homes and businesses. This work is part of the Hy4Heat programme and will be managed and coordinated by Arup+, who have been appointed by BEIS as the programme management contractor for the Hy4Heat programme.
      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: 180,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 6       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 2
      
      II.2.1) Title: Lot 2: Research report on the feasibility of converting industrial heat generation appliances from Natural gas to hydrogen.       
      Lot No: Lot 2       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      44621200 - Boilers.
      44621221 - Parts of central-heating boilers.
      42900000 - Miscellaneous general and special-purpose machinery.
      39715200 - Heating equipment.
      39721411 - Gas heaters.
      39722000 - Parts of stoves, cookers, plate warmers and domestic appliances.
      39722200 - Parts of cookers.
      42160000 - Boiler installations.
      39341000 - Gas pressure equipment.
      39721410 - Gas appliances.
      38432100 - Gas-analysis apparatus.
      45331100 - Central-heating installation work.
      45331110 - Boiler installation work.
      45333000 - Gas-fitting installation work.
      71321200 - Heating-system design services.
      73000000 - Research and development services and related consultancy services.
      76000000 - Services related to the oil and gas industry.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: BEIS intends to appoint a contractor(s) to deliver comprehensive research reports on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances (Lot 1) and industrial heat generation (Lot 2) from natural gas to hydrogen. This will require full characterisation of the market and identification of any knowledge gaps and barriers to conversion that may need to be addressed. They will inform consideration of whether further evidence, potentially in the form of practical testing, will be required to demonstrate that these sectors can be successfully converted as part of demonstrating and de-risking the use of hydrogen for heat in UK homes and businesses. This work is part of the Hy4Heat programme and will be managed and coordinated by Arup+, who have been appointed by BEIS as the programme management contractor for the Hy4Heat programme.
      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: 200,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 6       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       


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:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      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: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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:
         Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 99 - 226105       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 24/08/2018 Time: 12:00
            
      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 month(s): 3
      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 24/08/2018
         Time: 12:00
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional Information: For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Hydrogen./7U7YAB32HM

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/7U7YAB32HM
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
       1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET, United Kingdom
       Email: hy4heat@arup.com
       Internet address: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 26/07/2018

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UK-London: Hydrogen.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
       1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET, United Kingdom
       Email: hy4heat@arup.com
       Main Address: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy, Address of the buyer profile: www.delta-esourcing.com
       NUTS Code: UK

   I.2) Joint procurement:
      The contract involves joint procurement: No          
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

   I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

   I.5) Main activity:
      General public services

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: Contractors for understanding commercial and industrial appliances (Hy4Heat work packages 5 and 6)            
      Reference number: TRN 1550/07/2018

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         24111600 - Hydrogen.


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: BEIS intends to appoint a contractor(s) to deliver comprehensive research reports on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances (Lot 1) and industrial heat generation (Lot 2) from natural gas to hydrogen. This will require full characterisation of the market and identification of any knowledge gaps and barriers to conversion that may need to be addressed. They will inform consideration of whether further evidence, potentially in the form of practical testing, will be required to demonstrate that these sectors can be successfully converted as part of demonstrating and de-risking the use of hydrogen for heat in UK homes and businesses. This work is part of the Hy4Heat programme and will be managed and coordinated by Arup+, who have been appointed by BEIS as the programme management contractor for the Hy4Heat programme.

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: Yes
                  
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 382,062
                  
         Currency:GBP            

   II.2) Description (lot no. 1)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Lot 1: Research report on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances from Natural gas to hydrogen.   
      Lot No:1

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            44621200 - Boilers.
            44621220 - Central-heating boilers.
            44621221 - Parts of central-heating boilers.
            42900000 - Miscellaneous general and special-purpose machinery.
            39715200 - Heating equipment.
            39721411 - Gas heaters.
            39722000 - Parts of stoves, cookers, plate warmers and domestic appliances.
            39722200 - Parts of cookers.
            42160000 - Boiler installations.
            39341000 - Gas pressure equipment.
            39721410 - Gas appliances.
            38432100 - Gas-analysis apparatus.
            45331100 - Central-heating installation work.
            71321200 - Heating-system design services.
            73000000 - Research and development services and related consultancy services.
            76000000 - Services related to the oil and gas industry.
            45333000 - Gas-fitting installation work.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UK - UNITED KINGDOM
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      UNITED KINGDOM
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: BEIS intends to appoint a contractor(s) to deliver comprehensive research reports on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances (Lot 1) and industrial heat generation (Lot 2) from natural gas to hydrogen. This will require full characterisation of the market and identification of any knowledge gaps and barriers to conversion that may need to be addressed. They will inform consideration of whether further evidence, potentially in the form of practical testing, will be required to demonstrate that these sectors can be successfully converted as part of demonstrating and de-risking the use of hydrogen for heat in UK homes and businesses. This work is part of the Hy4Heat programme and will be managed and coordinated by Arup+, who have been appointed by BEIS as the programme management contractor for the Hy4Heat programme.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Criterion 1 Skills and Expertise / Weighting: 20
      Quality criterion - Name: Criterion 2 Understanding of Requirements / Weighting: 25
      Quality criterion - Name: Criterion 3 Methodology / Weighting: 20
      Quality criterion - Name: Criterion 4 Management of Delivery / Weighting: 10
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Criterion 1 Price / Weighting: 25
            

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: No
         

      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: Not Provided

   II.2) Description (lot no. 2)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Lot 2: Research report on the feasibility of converting industrial heat generation appliances from Natural gas to hydrogen.   
      Lot No:Lot 2

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            44621200 - Boilers.
            44621221 - Parts of central-heating boilers.
            42900000 - Miscellaneous general and special-purpose machinery.
            39715200 - Heating equipment.
            39721411 - Gas heaters.
            39722000 - Parts of stoves, cookers, plate warmers and domestic appliances.
            39722200 - Parts of cookers.
            42160000 - Boiler installations.
            39341000 - Gas pressure equipment.
            39721410 - Gas appliances.
            38432100 - Gas-analysis apparatus.
            45331100 - Central-heating installation work.
            45331110 - Boiler installation work.
            45333000 - Gas-fitting installation work.
            71321200 - Heating-system design services.
            73000000 - Research and development services and related consultancy services.
            76000000 - Services related to the oil and gas industry.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UK - UNITED KINGDOM
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      UNITED KINGDOM
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: BEIS intends to appoint a contractor(s) to deliver comprehensive research reports on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances (Lot 1) and industrial heat generation (Lot 2) from natural gas to hydrogen. This will require full characterisation of the market and identification of any knowledge gaps and barriers to conversion that may need to be addressed. They will inform consideration of whether further evidence, potentially in the form of practical testing, will be required to demonstrate that these sectors can be successfully converted as part of demonstrating and de-risking the use of hydrogen for heat in UK homes and businesses. This work is part of the Hy4Heat programme and will be managed and coordinated by Arup+, who have been appointed by BEIS as the programme management contractor for the Hy4Heat programme.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Criterion 1 Skills and Expertise / Weighting: 20
      Quality criterion - Name: Criterion 2 Understanding of Requirements / Weighting: 25
      Quality criterion - Name: Criterion 3 Methodology / Weighting: 20
      Quality criterion - Name: Criterion 4 Management of Delivery / Weighting: 10
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Criterion 1 Price / Weighting: 25
            

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: No
         

      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: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No       
      

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

   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
       Not Provided
   

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 11/10/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 5
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: 5

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
             2nd Floor Exchequer Court, 33 St. Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8AA, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKI31
            The contractor is an SME: No

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 180,000          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 179,006
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         

Award Of Contract (No.2)

   Contract No: 2    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Services for Understanding Industrial Appliances for the Hy4Heat Programme (Work Package 6)

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 11/10/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 5
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: 5

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Element Energy Ltd.
             Suite 1, Bishop Bateman Court, Thompson's Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8AQ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKH12
            The contractor is an SME: No

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 200,000          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 185,056
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         
Section VI: Complementary information

   VI.3) Additional information: To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=353119586

   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
          1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET, United Kingdom
          Email: hy4heat@arup.com
          Internet address: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
         Not Provided

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 22/10/2018