Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 26/10/2020

Local time: 17:00

The authority is seeking to establish a contract for the provision of EV charging back-office management software.

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United Kingdom-Reading: Software package and information systems

2020/S 189-457648

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: SSE Services Plc
National registration number: 02366879
Postal address: No. 1 Forbury Place, 43 Forbury Road
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: RG1 3JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.sse.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sse.com/potential-suppliers/

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

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://sse-sgn.emptoris.com/emptoris/sso_login.jsp#/login/loginPage

I.6)Main activity

Electricity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Electroic Vehicle Charging Back Office Management Software Solution

Reference number: 11973

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48000000 Software package and information systems

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The authority is seeking to establish a contract for the provision of EV charging back-office management software.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of EV Charging back office management software under a contract.

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

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

A further 24 months extension is available to the authority.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Based on scoring of PQQ responses.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

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: 26/10/2020

Local time: 17:00

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:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: SSE plc
Town: Perth
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

Official name: SSE plc
Town: Perth
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24/09/2020