UK-Crawley: energy and related services

Prior Information Notice

General Information

United Kingdom
   Feb 25, 2012

Contact information

CRAWLEY, West Sussex
United Kingdom

Goods, Works and Services

Energy    Fuel, electricity and petroleum products   Other sources of energy supplies and distribution  



Notice type: 01101 - Prior Information Notice
Regulation of Procurement: European Union
EU Official Journal Publication: 39/2012, #62871-2012
Contract Nature: Works
Procedure Type: Not applicable
Type of Bid Required: Not applicable
Awarding Criteria: Not applicable

Original Text

Prior information notice Works Directive 2004/18/EC Section I: Contracting authority I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s) Crawley Borough Council Town Hall, The Boulevard For the attention of: Brett Hagen RH10 1UZ Crawley UNITED KINGDOM Telephone: +44 1293438543 E-mail: Internet address(es): General address of the contracting authority: Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s) I.2) Type of the contracting authority Regional or local authority I.3) Main activity General public services I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes Section II.A: Object of the contract (Works) II.1) Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Decentralised Energy Project. II.2) Type of contract and location of works Main site or location of works: UKJ24 II.3) Information on framework agreement The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no II.4) Short description of nature and scope of works Crawley Borough Council is looking for an experienced organisation to partner with to take forward a number of exciting decentralised energy projects in the Borough. The aims of the Council's Decentralised Energy programme are: 1) To cut CO2 emissions in Crawley significantly by developing decentralised energy networks in the borough, 2) To maximise economic, social and environmental benefit to Crawley residents. Our key objectives for the programme are: a) to deliver decentralised energy to Crawley residents and businesses fuelled by low or zero carbon energy sources, b) to reduce levels of fuel poverty and allow residents to buy cheaper, low-carbon heat, c) to work in partnership with suitable organisations who share our aims, d) to develop new approaches to generation as the technology develops, e) to ensure the project delivers the greatest benefits at lowest, whole-life cost. There is the possibility that any subsequent contract may include opportunities to provide similar services to other local authorities within county of West Sussex. Lots This contract is divided into lots: no II.5) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV) 71314000, 09000000, 65400000 II.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no II.8) Additional information: Should you be interested in engaging with the Council regarding its Decentralised Energy proposals please kindly respond via email to The Council will issue additional information including a number of questions / topics which we would wish to discuss with interested parties. We will then liaise with you with a view to set up a workshop with all interested stakeholders on 3.4.2012. We would expect final written responses to this notice by 27.4.2012. Should you require further info please contact Brett Hagen on +44 1293438543. Please note that should we receive a large amount of interest we may have to shortlist those we engage with. For the avoidance of doubt this Notice is issued for the purpose of market testing and does not formally signify the beginning of procurement or constitute a commitment by Crawley Borough Council to undertake any procurement exercise. Potential bidders will not be prejudiced by any response, or failure to respond to market testing exercise, or attending an interview. We may ask that all interested partners sign a Confidentiality clause in order to protect any potentially commercially sensitive information disclosed during this process. Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information Section VI: Complementary information VI.1) Information about European Union funds The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no VI.4) Date of dispatch of this notice: 23.2.2012
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