European Commission, ENER — Energy, ENER.B.3 — Retail markets, consumers and local initiatives
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Operation of the Secretariat of the Initiative for Coal Regions in Transition in the Western Balkans and Ukraine

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Official name
European Commission, ENER — Energy, ENER.B.3 — Retail markets, consumers and local initiatives
National registration number
-
Postal address
24-26, rue Jean-André de Mot, Jean-André de Motstraat
Town
Brussels
Postal code
B -1049
NUTS code
BE10 - Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Country
BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Contact person
Lapinova Jana
Telephone
-
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
-

Internet address(es)

Main address:   https://ec.europa.eu/energy/

Address of the buyer profile:   -

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement:   no

In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:   -

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body:   no

I.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from

the abovementioned address

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:   https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=6452

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted

the abovementioned address

electronically via:   -

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: -

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

European institution/agency or international organisation

I.5) Main activity

Other activity:   Energy

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Operation of the Secretariat of the Initiative for Coal Regions in Transition in the Western Balkans and Ukraine

Reference number:   ENER/2020/OP/0007

II.1.2) Main CPV code

Main CPV code:   79412000 - Financial management consultancy services

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The subject matter of the contract is to setup a secretariat aimed at providing logistical support for the implementation of 5 components, such as create an open platform, building ties between EU coal regions and their counterparts in the Western Balkans and Ukraine through twinnings, building capacity of relevant stakeholders in the Western Balkans and Ukraine on transition-related issues through an academy, providing technical assistance in the form of expert support to a limited number of pilot regions and helping coal regions accessing financing for transition projects or programmes.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT:   3.000.000,00

Currency:   EUR

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots:   no

II.2) Description

II.2.1) Title

-

Lot No:   -

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

Main CPV code:   79421100 - Project-supervision services other than for construction work
79421200 - Project-design services other than for construction work
09242100 - Coal oil

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:   BE1 - RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST

Main site or place of performance:   -

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The subject of this call for tenders is the operation of the secretariat of the initiative for coal regions in transition in the Western Balkans and Ukraine. Main task comprise:
— create an open platform allowing for a region-wide, multi-stakeholder dialogue and providing a space for sharing experience, knowledge and best practices on transition-related issues between coal regions in the Western Balkans and Ukraine;
— building ties between EU coal regions and their counterparts in the Western Balkans and Ukraine through twinnings, as a way to foster exchanges and transfers of knowledge, experience and best practices on transition-related issues;
— building capacity of relevant stakeholders in the Western Balkans and Ukraine on transition-related issues through an academy providing dedicated trainings on governance, community engagement, environmental reclamation, repurposing of land and assets;
— providing technical assistance in the form of expert support to a limited number of pilot regions in the Western Balkans and Ukraine in order to develop transition roadmaps to be used and implemented by relevant public authorities;
— helping coal regions accessing financing for transition projects or programmes, based on various available sources, including from the European Commission, World Bank and European Bank for reconstruction and development.

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:   3.000.000,00

Currency:   EUR

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

Duration in months:   36

This contract is subject to renewal:   no

Description of renewals:   -

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

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:   -

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted:   yes

II.2.11) Information about options

Options:   no

Description of options:   -

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

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 selection criteria:

See internet address provided in Section I.3).

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents:   yes

List and brief description of selection criteria:

-

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

-

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents:   yes

List and brief description of selection criteria:

-

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

-

III.1.5 Information about reserved contracts

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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession:   -

Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:   -

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

See internet address provided in section i.3).

III.2.2) 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:   yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:   -

The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system:   no

The dynamic purchasing system might be used by additional purchasers:   no

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:   no

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:   no

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used:   no

Additional information about electronic auction:   -

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:   -

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date:   17-07-2020

Local time:   16:00

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

EN

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

Duration in months:   6

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date:   20-07-2020

Local time:   10:00

Place:   DG Energy, rue de Mot 24, 1049 Brussels, office 03/37

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:   Tenderers may attend the opening of tenders but be represented by no more than 1 person. At the end of the opening session, the Chairman of the opening committee will indicate the name of the tenderers and the decision concerning the admissibility of each offer received. The price mentioned in the bids will not be communicated.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement:   no

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:   -

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

-

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Official name
General Court of the European Union
Postal address
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town
Luxembourg
Postal code
2925
Country
LUXEMBOURG
Telephone
+352 4303-1
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
-
Internet address
http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name
The European Ombudsman
Postal address
1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman, PO BOX 403
Town
Strasbourg
Postal code
67001
Country
FRANCE
Telephone
+33 3881-72313
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
-
Internet address
http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:   See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name
General Court of the European Union
Postal address
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town
Luxembourg
Postal code
2925
Country
LUXEMBOURG
Telephone
+352 4303-1
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
-
Internet address
http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

28-05-2020