Call for tenders' details

Title:
Supply, installation and maintenance of 2 battery storage systems - 2 lots.
Contracting authority:
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)
TED publication date:
31/07/2015
Time limit for receipt of tenders:
28/09/2015
Status:
Closed
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# Question Answer Last publication date Status
53
In the document "DRAFT SUPPLY AND MAINTENANCE CONTRACT" at page 21 in the article“II.14.5 Pre-financing[...]
Please refer to the article I.4 of the draft contract where it is not requested to provide a financial[...]
28/09/2015
52
In the document "DRAFT SUPPLY AND MAINTENANCE CONTRACT" at page 17 in the article "ARTICLE II.11 – LIQUIDATED[...]
"V" is the amount specified in Article I.3.1, for each stage. Please consider also the answer to the [...]
28/09/2015
51
Point E6, annex I to contract, indicates that the system must be CE or equivalent, but if some components[...]
CE marking is a requirement for the whole supply and it has to be confirmed at the time of the acceptance[...]
24/09/2015
50
Please confirm that the route of the cable already exists, and if so, can you indicate the path? Do you[...]
In respect to the DC cable that connects the outdoor unit with the indoor unit we will indicate the path[...]
24/09/2015
49
Please confirm that any kind of civil works are excluded.
We confirm that any civil works are excluded.
24/09/2015
48
At the point 6 in the Annex I of the contract it indicates that the system must have the CE Marking or[...]
The requirement "E6: CE Marking or equivalent" shall be read as "E6: CE Marking", as the equivalence [...]
23/09/2015
47
With reference to the procurement procedure in question, we would like to have clarification on the definition[...]
Economic operators can submit a tender either as a sole tenderer or as partners in a consortium (with[...]
23/09/2015
46
With reference to the procedure in question, herein, we request one week extension of the deadline for[...]
At this stage is not possible to extend the deadline for tender submission. The deadline for tender submission[...]
23/09/2015
45
Dear Sirs, we need to know you VAT Number for deliveries to European Commission, Joint Research Centre[...]
Whereas the Commission is, as a general rule, exempt from all taxes and duties (including VAT) (see article[...]
22/09/2015
44
According to the responses we have already received, the control system (PCS, transformer and parallel[...]
For lot 2, the size of the room that will host the control systems is shown in the Annex 1. However, [...]
22/09/2015
43
In the tender document (EN-07-05 GRIDBOC Technical specifications Lot 2.pdf) figure 1 is shown the laboratory[...]
This supply does not include the SCADA system. The communication protocols supported by our SCADA system[...]
21/09/2015
42
Regarding to the air conditioning system for the battery container, Is it possible to place the condensation[...]
Yes, as far as it respects the safety standards.
21/09/2015
41
The file "EN-7-05 GridBOC Annex 1 to Technical Specifications lot 2.pdf" should refer to the site of [...]
This is because the headquarter of the IET institute is in Petten, The Netherlands. This is just for [...]
21/09/2015
40
Is it possible to participate in the tender as contractor and also being subcontractor for other contender[...]
Yes, providing that this situation does not hinder, limit or distort competition. The Contracting Authority[...]
17/09/2015
39
In the document "Draft Contract supply and maintenance" on page 11 section II.1.7, relative point (a)[...]
By derogation to the provisions of the article II.1.7. "General provisions concerning supplies", the [...]
15/09/2015
38
On page 4 of the technical specifications, it indicates that the system must permit a "smooth" and automatic[...]
An electromechanical switch is allowed as there is no negative impact for the technical requirements.
14/09/2015
37
On page 4 of the technical specifications, it indicates that the system should permit a "smooth" and [...]
The system can be operated in 3 different modes (see requirements A4, A5, A6, B1, B9, C1, C5, C10 and[...]
14/09/2015
36
Chiediamo altresì di confermare l’assenza di penali in caso di consegna del BESS oltre il limite dei [...]
Se il contraente non adempie gli obblighi contrattuali entro i termini fissati dal contratto, ferma restando[...]
14/09/2015
35
Given that the two months of delivery of the materials are essential (see the answer to question 22),[...]
Please refer to the supplementary answer to the question 22
09/09/2015
22
In the document “technical specification” on page 10 section 4 paragraph 1, it specifies that the delivery[...]
For both lots: Following a review of the technical specifications, we inform you that the delivery time[...]
09/09/2015
34
In the formula for the calculation of liquid damages, the value of "d" is given by the sum of the total[...]
"d" refers to each duration mentioned in the article I.2.3. (respectively: 5 months, 2 years, twelve [...]
09/09/2015
33
In the penultimate paragraph, what is meaning of the term "Smooth" relatively to connections and disconnections[...]
Please see the response to question 27
09/09/2015
21
Therefore also the sub-contractors must submit: - cover letter - declaration of honor - document issued[...]
For both lots: Subcontractors identified as per heading III.1.3 of the Contract Notice must provide a[...]
09/09/2015
12
Is the converter located in the enclosure indoor or outdoor? If it is placed in an open space, we have[...]
The converter in the enclosure will be place indoor (inside a building) There is no need for an extra[...]
08/09/2015
11
Referring to the Contract Notice, is it possible to submit the offer in Italian?
The tender may be drawn up in any official language of the European Union, including Italian.
07/09/2015
10
Referring to the Contract Notice, must the technical and financial offer be prepared in a free format[...]
The technical and financial offer must follow the structure indicated in the Administrative Annex at [...]
07/09/2015
5
Where is it possible to find the Contract Notice and the templates of the administrative documents to[...]
On the site ‘'Ted - eTendering' please go to section ‘TED’. At the top, almost centrally there is a link[...]
07/09/2015
4
Please clarify if the deadline of 14 September is actually valid for both - offers and requests to participate[...]
The deadline of 14 September specified in the Contract Notice is the deadline to submit the technical[...]
07/09/2015
9
Question: In the document “Technical Specifications” on page 8, point 8th, Is the word ‘... 1 MWh capacity[...]
The maximum capacity for the lot 1 is 150 kWh and for lot 2 is 450 kWh. The complete cycle per day (24[...]
07/09/2015
8
Question: In the document “Technical Specifications” on page 8, point 7th, it is defined a complete cycle[...]
For the lot 1 the correct value is 150 KWh and not 1 MWh. For the lot 2 the correct value is 450 KWh [...]
07/09/2015
7
Question: In the document “Technical specifications” on page 8, third point, it refers to a range between[...]
The unit of measurement is VAR and not VOLTS. The correct values are -60kVAR < Q < +60kVAR for [...]
07/09/2015
3
At the point D14 page 6 is defined the container in which the batteries will be installed, but it is [...]
The AC/DC converter must not be in the same container with the batteries. The container is located outside[...]
07/09/2015
2
The point D 14 page 6 refers to the “control unit”. The ‘control unit’ shall be understood as the supervisor[...]
The control unit shall be able to connect to a SCADA system. Some specifications of the SCADA are available[...]
07/09/2015
1
The point C9 page 6 refers on the containment system: container 20 ft. Is it possible to use even systems[...]
20 ft container is the maximum dimension, there is no problem by using a smaller container if the security[...]
07/09/2015
32
Is it possible to have a description of critical and non-critical loads as well as the management mode[...]
Critical loads include specific systems that will remain operational during an outage. Typical "critical[...]
07/09/2015
31
Given the temperature range required, is it correct to say that the climate control system should be [...]
Yes, it is correct to consider that climate control system is required. Climate control system shall [...]
07/09/2015
30
Is it possible to have a more detailed description of the 3 operating modes mentioned?
More information are available within the "explanatory and requirements details", page 7, 2nd point.
07/09/2015
29
Does 25 ° C refer to the outside temperature or to that of the equipment?
It refers to ambient temperature of the room(s) or container(s) where the different pieces of equipment[...]
07/09/2015
28
Considering the need for air conditioning, is the degree of protection IP23 defined as the minimum acceptable[...]
IP23 is the requirement for acceptance and therefore the minimum acceptable protection for the container[...]
07/09/2015
6
Question 1: In respect to the documents to be provided by the tenderer, including by the “sub-contractor[...]
1. Subcontractors shall submit the same documents as the main contractor; the document in copy for the[...]
07/09/2015
13
Can we submit a tender with a price above the estimated values indicated in the point II.2.1 and II.3[...]
Yes, as the values mentioned at points II.2.1 and II.3 are only estimations. We kindly remind you that[...]
07/09/2015
14
What is meant by "including on the 1 MWh capacity" at the point on guarantee?
There is an error in this value (1MWh), the correct figure is 150kWh (for LOT1) and 450kWh (for LOT2)[...]
07/09/2015
15
The indications given about air conditioning systems for the power electronics also apply to the battery[...]
Yes
07/09/2015
16
Is the "separate box" intended as a separate room within the same container or cabinet / separated cabinet[...]
The "separate box" is a cabinet inside the container, it is not a separate room.
07/09/2015
17
Which can be considered the range of variability of the temperature inside the building, in the room [...]
Room temperature inside the building 5 °C - 30°C (winter –summer)
07/09/2015
18
Are continuous Power and Peak Power refer to AC (at the connection point with the network) or DC? Are[...]
B3 and B4 refer to AC power (at the connection point with the network) for both charging and discharging[...]
07/09/2015
19
Is the efficiency understood as the ratio between the energy consumed and the energy given during a work[...]
Efficiency relates to the instantaneous power of the converter (excluding battery). In B6 efficiency [...]
07/09/2015
20
Is the distribution switchboard intended to be placed inside each container component system?
If the offer includes several containers, each container shall be equipped with its own switchboard.
07/09/2015
23
Reffering to the documents required by the Administrative Annex, in "Document Library" are missing the[...]
Within the document "Invitation to tender" are mentioned the links to the forms.
07/09/2015
24
Referring to the Contract Notice, are the tender documents available in Italian?
The tender documents will be translated and provided in Italian. Time limit for receipt of tenders is[...]
07/09/2015