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Supply & Instalation of Variable Speed Drives (VSD's).

Contract notice - utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

AES Kilroot Power Limited
AES Kilroot Power Station, Larne Road, Carrickfergus
For the attention of: Steven Rodgers
BT38 7LX Belfast
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2893381206
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.aes.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.aesukireland.com

Electronic access to information: https://aes.box.com/s/nbrjrw3jk8qi1m2dtv7rsaiorjip18t2

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity
Electricity
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: yes

AES Ballylumford Limited
Ballylumford Power Station, Ferris Bay Road, Islandmagee
BT40 3RS Larne
United Kingdom

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Supply & Instalation of Variable Speed Drives (VSD's).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
A combination of these
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: AES Kilroot Power Limited.
Kilroot Power Station.
Larne Road.
Carrickfergus.
Co. Antrim.
BT38 7LX.
Northern Ireland.

NUTS code UKN

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
AES Kilroot Power Ltd and AES Ballylumford Ltd have a requirement for the Supply and Installation of a number of Variable Speed Drives (VSD's) which are to be retrofitted to a number of motors across both sites. The Variable Speed Drives are to integrated into the existing DCS and SCADA infrastructure.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31100000, 31110000, 31131000, 31132000, 51111000, 51111100, 50532100, 71314200

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
AES Kilroot Power Ltd and AES Ballylumford Ltd have a requirement for the Supply and Installation of a number of Variable Speed Drives (VSD's) which are to be retrofitted to a number of motors across both sites. The Variable Speed Drives are to integrated into the existing DCS and SCADA infrastructure.
The Applicant/consortium must clearly identify that they have the capability and experience to supply and install the required VSD's to the following motors along with incorporating the drive controls into the existing infrastructure.
AES Kilroot require 4 x VSD's to be retrofitted to the following;
- FD (Forced Draught) Fans up to 1.5MW at 3.3kV.
AES Ballylumford require 2 x VSD's to be retrofitted to the following;
- CW (Cooling Water) Sea Water Pumps up to 1MW at 6.6kV.
AES Ballylumford requires the above Variable Speed Drives to be installed during a scheduled outage which is to take place from 10.9.2017 to 29.9.2017. Please note that these dates are subject to change by the System Operator of Northern Ireland (SONI) and as such is outside of the control of AES Ballylumford Ltd.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The contracting entities reserves the right to require bonds, deposits, guarantees, or other appropriate forms of undertaking or security to secure proper performance of the contract.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
The payments terms and details of the form of contract shall be provided in the Invitation to Tender documentation to be issued to those applicants who qualify for the tendering stage of the competition.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
The contracting entities reserves the right to require groups of economic operators to take a particular legal form upon contract award or to require that one party has primary liability or to require each party to be jointly and severally liable. The contracting authorities also reserves the right to require bonds, deposits, guarantees, collateral warranties or other appropriate forms of undertaking or security to secure proper performance of the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The contracting entity's requirement will be set out in the IM, Pre-qualification document and in the invitation to tender/negotiate. The successful tenderer(s) must comply with AES's terms and conditions on corporate compliance as a condition to the performance of the contract(s).
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants (and consortium members, if any) shall be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the Utilities Contract regulations 2016, as amended (implementing Title II, Chapter VII, Section 2 of Directive 2004/17) - including but not limited to Regulation 26 thereof - on the basis of information provided in response to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire documentation (which is available from the contact point referred to above). Completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Documents are to be submitted to the contracting entity by the date specified in Section IV.3.4.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating of the requirements are met: EN Standard form 05 - Contract notice - utilities 8 / 16. Applicants shall be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the EN Standard form 05 - Contract notice - utilities 7 / 15 Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016, as amended (implementing Title II, Chapter VII, Section2 of Directive 2004/17) - Including Regulation 27 thereof - on the basis of information provided in response to the Pre- Qualification Questionnaire Documentation (which is available from the contact point referred to above), and particular, PQQ Parts C and H thereof. Completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Documents are to be submitted to the contracting entity by the date specified in Section IV.3.4.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants shall be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016, as amended (implementing Title II, Chapter VII, Section2 of Directive 2004/17) - Including Regulation 27 thereof - on the basis of information provided in response to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Documentation (which is available from the contact point referred to above), and particular, PQQ Parts D, F and G thereof. Completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Documents are to be submitted to the contracting entity by the date specified in Section IV.3.4.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
AES NI Variable Speed Drives
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents (except for a DPS)
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 28.3.2017 - 15:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
4.4.2017 - 17:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:

The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire will be provided upon request. Application for information and participation to the PQQ must be in writing and submitted to Steven Rodgers referencing the Contract title to as per the details provided in Section 1.1 of this notice. Information can be accessed through a secure file transfer site in which a password must be sought by contacting Steven Rodgers through the email stated above. All information must be completed and returned as instructed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Information Memorandum. The response will be assessed as outlined in the PQQ and Information Memorandum. Re II.1.5 above, this is an estimated value only. The contracting entity reserves the right to award a contract for a higher or lower amount. Re IV.3.4 above, requests to participate (i.e. completed PQQ Documents) should be submitted to Steven Rodgers, Buyer - Europe, AES UK & Ireland, Kilroot Power Station, Larne Road, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Northern Ireland BT38 7LX.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16.2.2017