277567-2014 - Germany-freising: Software Programming And Consultancy Services

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İlgili Sektörler: Bilgi Teknolojileri Hizmetleri (Müh./Dan./Destek)
Kurum: CAO Central Allocation Office GmbH (CAO) and Capacity Allocation Service Company. EU S.A. (CASC) (joint tender/award) - Almanya
İhale Tarihi: 08 Eylül 2014

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250 / 1 yıl
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550 / 1 yıl
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  • İhale Takip - Sınırsız
  • Çoklu Rapor Alıcısı
  • Mobil Uygulama
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Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

CAO Central Allocation Office GmbH (CAO) and Capacity Allocation Service Company. EU S.A. (CASC) (joint tender/award)
Gute Änger 15 (CAO)
For the attention of: Frederik Johnsen (CASC)
85356 Freising
GERMANY
E-mail: tender@casc.eu

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: Capacity Allocation Service Company.EU S.A. (CASC)
2 rue de Bitbourg
Contact point(s): Frederik Johnsen
1273 Luxembourg
LUXEMBOURG
E-mail: tender@casc.eu

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
IT system for coordinated transmission capacity allocation and related services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Freising, Germany.
Luxembourg.

NUTS code DE21B,LU00

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Transmission system operators (TSOs) of by the European Commission predefined regions have to provide a coordinated market-based, transparent and non-discriminating mechanism in order to allocate cross border electricity transmission capacity to market participants according to the relevant EU legislation, especially the EC Regulation 714/2009/EC. Publication of the information and other aspects related to the allocation process are further regulated in particular in EC Regulation 543/2013/EC and 1227/2011/EC.
Requirements on the allocation process are subject to cross-regional harmonization with the goal to introduce a harmonized set of rules for electricity transmission capacities for the year 2016 and the years following.
CAO (Gute Änger 15, 85356 Freising, Germany) and CASC (2 rue de Bitbourg, 1273 Luxembourg) are the entities acting today as single point of contact for allocation of cross-border electricity transmission capacity for Central Western, Central Southern, Central Eastern Europe and additional external borders of the mentioned regions.
Considering the process of cross-border electricity transmission capacity allocation the functions of CASC and CAO are:
— Allocation of cross-border transmission capacities via long-term and short-time explicit allocationsauctions;
— Providing and operating of necessary supporting services (e.g. billing, risk management, support to secondary market for transmission capacities); and
— Providing of front office services.
As the operational process should be compatible with the allocation rules being recently subject of to harmonization wherever possible, CAO and CASC operational process will be aligned enabling efficient use of the same software supporting the process.
Subject of the procurement will be the delivery of work/services . The contract contains the obligation to provide a complex information system supporting the full scope of CAO and CASC operational processes including IT-software and services for the CASC and CAO as well as all services in terms of -inter alia- analyses, development, installations, tests and dry-run of IT tools to enable CASC and CAO in providing and operating of necessary supporting services (e.g. billing, risk management, support to secondary market for transmission capacities):
— Design specification of necessary Software;
— Software delivery and support and maintenance and future development;
— User training for CASC, CAO, TSO staff and tradersmarket participants.
CASC and CAO consider to include public website including transparency platform which will be closely linked with the provided IT-system. This will be subject for negotiation.
CASC and CAO should acquire the intellectual property rights for the selected system. This will be subject for negotiation.
Hosting is not included. It is expected from the chosen provider to closely cooperate with the IT-host.
CAO and CASC expect delivery for testing in June 2015 (latest). Production should start in September 2015.
CAO and CASC organize and proceed the procurement jointly, taking into account considered merger of both companies. CAO and CASC want to enter jointly also into the agreement which shall enable to the use of the software as one productive installation for the company created by merger of CAO and CASC or as two separate productive installations, one for CAO and one for CASC (see below II.2.2)).
After the merger of CAO and CASC the contract will be transferred upon the new legal entity. Thus, if the merger may be completed successfully, the new legal entity will be the contractual partner of the contractor to be chosen within the present procurement proceedings.
A long term business relationship between CASC, CAO – or the merged entity, respectively - and the chosen supplier is desired.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72200000, 72211000, 72265000

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:
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 1 500 000 and 3 000 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: 1) If the intended merger of CAO and CASC (see above II.1.5)) fails, after the development phase the contractor – on demand of CAO and CASC – will have to perform two installations of the application to be used by CASC and CAO separately as well as maintenance and support for both installations. The contractor may not demand exercise of the option.
2) Initially, the contract will be concluded for 48 months beginning with award of contract. Subsequently, CAO and CASC - or the merged entity, respectively — may demand contract extension five times at the maximum, each time for one year. Thus, contract duration may amount to 108 months including all options at the maximum. The contractor may not demand exercise of the option.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 5
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Deposits and guarantees will be subject for negotiation.
CAO/CASC intend to involve a liability insurance covering damages of 15 000 000 EUR p.a. This will be subject for negotiation, too.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Financing conditions and payment arrangements will be subject for negotiation.
CAO/CASC intend to pay a fixed price for development, licenses and maintenance of the IT system. Variable pricing depending on actual efforts and costs (time, material, etc.) will not be acceptable for CAO/CASC.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Groups of economic operators ('consortiums') have to submit a declaration according to which the consortium partners even after the dissolution of the consortium are jointly and severally liable and CAO/CASC – or the merged entity, respectively – may conduct each payment to the consortiums' representative. Moreover, consortiums have to nominate a representative. The representative acts in the name and on behalf of the consortium throughout the whole tendering process.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Luxembourgian law will apply to the contract.
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: The Applicant has to submit each document/information listed below. If the Applicant fails to do so, he may be excluded from the procurement procedure. Yet, CAO/CASC are entitled to ask the Applicant to complete its documents within a certain period of time set by CAO/CASC. CAO/CASC will execute this right in a non-discriminatory manner.
For most information required templates may be requested at the Contact Point (I.1.) by e-mail. Interested enterprises are asked to use these templates.
1. Presentation of applicant (Template I).
2. If applicable according to national laws applying to the respective enterprise: Excerpt from Commercial Register or official equivalent (The document shall mirror the current situation of the enterprise and shall not be older than six months calculated from the time limit for receipt of requests to participate).
3. If applicable: declaration of bidder consortium (Template II).
4. If applicable: declaration on deployment of subcontractors (Template III).
5. Assertion of reliability regarding certain criminal acts and other grave misconduct (see sec. 21 of the German Utilities Act ('Sektorenverordnung')) (Template IV).
Annotations concerning consortiums and the deployment of subcontractors:
1. Consortiums have to expound the allocation of tasks among the consortium partners. The documents/information according to 2. (Excerpt of Commercial Register) and 5. (Assertion of reliability) have to be submitted by each consortium partner. The declaration of bidder consortium (3.) has to be submitted jointly by all consortium partners. The presentation of applicant (1.) and the declaration on deployment of subcontractors has to be submitted by the representative of the consortium in the name and on behalf of the consortium.
2. If the Applicant intends to deploy subcontractors, he has to specify the tasks of those subcontractors within the project. If the applicant intends to refer to a subcontractor's capacities and/or competencies (“included subcontractors”), the documents/information according to 2. (Excerpt of Commercial Register) and 5. (Assertion of reliability) have to be submitted by the subcontractor.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Applicant has to submit each document/information listed below. If the Applicant fails to do so, he may be excluded from the procurement procedure. Yet, CAO/CASC are entitled to ask the Applicant to complete its documents within a certain period of time set by CAO/CASC. CAO/CASC will execute this right in a non-discriminatory manner.
For most information required templates may be requested at the Contact Point (I.1.) by e-mail. Interested enterprises are asked to use these templates:
1. Assertion of solvency and non-liquidation (Template V).
2. Statement on total turnover within the past three accounting years (if the respective enterprise exists for less than three years, it has to submit the information for the accounting years since its formation. Moreover it has to state the date of its formation) (Template VI)
3. Statement on turnover within the relevant field within the past three accounting years (if the respective enterprise exists for less than three years, it has to submit the information for the accounting years since its formation. Moreover it has to state the date of its formation). Minimum requirement: 12 000 000 EUR in the past business year. If the Applicant (including all consortium partners and included subcontractors) does not meet this threshold, it will be excluded from the tendering process. (Template VI)
4. Confirmation (certificate of insurance, excerpts from the insurance contract or comparable) of liability insurance covering damages amounting to at least 5 000 000 EUR p.a. in total. If the Applicant does not meet this threshold, it will be excluded from the tendering process. The confirmation shall not be older than six months calculated from the time limit for receipt of request to participate (IV.3.4)).
5. Statement on number of employees within the relevant field. Minimum requirement: 50 FTE. If the Applicant (including all consortium partners and included subcontractors) does not meet this threshold, it will be excluded from the tendering process. (Template VII)
6. Statement on number of employees intended to work in the project (Template VII).
Annotations concerning consortiums and the deployment of subcontractors:
1. The documents/information according to 1. (Assertion of solvency and non-liquidation), 2. (Statement on total turnover), 3. (Statement on turnover within the relevant field), 5. (Statement on number of employees within the relevant field) and 6. (Statement on number of employees intended to work in the project) have to be submitted by each consortium partner. The confirmation of liability insurance (4.) has to be submitted for the consortium on the whole or for one consortium partner.
2. The documents /information according to 1. (Assertion of solvency and non-liquidation), 2. (Statement on total turnover), 3. (Statement on turnover within the relevant field), 5. (Statement on number of employees within the relevant field) and 6. (Statement on number of employees intended to work in the project) also have to be submitted by each included subcontractor.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Applicant has to submit each document/information listed below. If the Applicant fails to do so, he may be excluded from the procurement procedure. Yet, CAO/CASC are entitled to ask the Applicant to complete its documents within a certain period of time set by CAO/CASC. CAO/CASC will execute this right in a non-discriminatory manner.
For most information required templates may be requested at the Contact Point (I.1.) by e-mail. Interested enterprises are asked to use these templates:
1. Description of qualifications/experiences of employees which – in case of award of contract – would be liable for services being subject of the tendering process. (Template VIII)
2. Presentation of References for at least three comparable projects, ongoing or finished within the past 36 months (calculated from the time limit for receipt of request to participate (IV.3.4)). At least one project has to relate to the energy sector. If the Applicant (including all consortium partners and included subcontractors) does not meet these requirements, he will be excluded from the tendering process. The presentation must contain a sufficiently comprehensive description of the project content and its dimension regarding person-days. It has to clarify the role / function of the respective enterprise within the project. For each reference it has to state a contact person at the customer including address and telephone number. (Template IX)
3. Brief (max. three standard pages) description of the internal quality and risk management.
Annotations concerning consortiums and the deployment of subcontractors:
1. The description of internal quality and risk management (3.) has to be submitted by each consortium partner. Submission of the description of qualifications/experiences of liable employees (1.) for each member (or several members) of the consortium is permitted but not mandatory. The same applies to the presentation of references (2.).
2. The description of internal quality and risk management (3.) has to be submitted by each included subcontractor. Submission of the description of qualifications/experiences of liable employees (1.) for included subcontractors is permitted but not mandatory. The same applies to the presentation of references (2.).
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 7.9.2014 - 10:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
8.9.2014 - 12:00
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:
1. Interested enterprises may request further tender documents (Document to the call for competition and Templates) at the Contact Point (I.1.) by e-mail. These documents involve a Confidentiality Agreement. The applicant and - if applicable - each member of a bidder consortium and each included subcontractor has to submit a signed confidentiality agreement together with the request to participate.
2. CAO/CASC intend to invite 3 to 5 Applicants to tender.
Selection criteria are (i) qualifications /experiences of employees which – in case of award of contract – would be liable for services being subject of the tendering process (40 %); (ii) references for at least three comparable projects, at least one project relating to the energy sector (40 %); (iii) quality and adequacy of the internal quality and risk management (20 %).
3. CAO and CASC intend to merge. After the merger the contract will be transferred upon the new legal entity.
4. CAO and CASC are of the opinion that there is no legal necessity to apply public procurement law to the present process. This is, since according to the assessment of CAO and CASC neither CAO nor CASC may be considered a Contracting Entity bound by public procurement law. Nevertheless CAO and CASC have decided to apply public procurement rules to the present process. As a consequence, the body referred to under VI.4.1) may according to the opinion of CAO and CASC only be considered competent, if one assumes that public procurement law does in fact apply. The same applies to the provisions referred to under IV.4.2).
5. CAO and CASC have agreed on applying German public procurement law and in particular the German utilities act (Sektorenverordnung) to the tendering process. Luxembourgian public procurement law, in particular, will not be applied.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Vergabekammer Südbayern with the Regierung von Oberbayern
Maximilianstraße 39
80538 Munich
GERMANY
E-mail: vergabekammer.suedbayern@reg-ob.bayern.de
Telephone: +49 892176-0
Fax: +49 892176-2914

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: According to sec. 107 para. 3 of the German Act Against Restraints of Competition (GWB) an action for legal review is only admissible, if the applicant has contested the alleged breach of law without undue delay vis-a-vis the contracting entity. Breaches of law which have been noticeable from the contract notice have to be contested until expiration of the time limit for receipt of requests to participate. Breaches of law which have been noticeable from other tender documents have to be contested until expiration of the time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate. An action for legal review may only be brought within 15 calendar days after the contracting entity has informed the applicant that it will not remedy the respective objection.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
8.8.2014