By means of the RFP, NRCan is seeking proposals from Bidders to derive MURBs energy scores for the ENERGY STAR benchmarking tool.
2.1 Security Requirement
There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, bidders should refer to the Industrial Security Program (ISP) of Public Works and Government Services Canada (http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/index-eng.html) website
2.2 Applicable Trade Agreements
The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the World Trade Organization – Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP.
Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: Construction of Water Supply Energy Recovery system - Puntledge River Hatchery, Courtenay, BC. F1700-164035/A Ngan, Ken (PWY) Telephone No. - (604) 658-2755 ( ) Fax No. - (604) 775-6633 ( ) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Title: Puntledge River Hatchery Water Supply Energy Recovery Location: Puntledge River Hatchery, Courtenay, BC Note to Tenderers: Drawings and Specifications are now available for viewing and downloading in a Portable Document Format (PDF) or in a standard paper version. Tenderers should note that Attachment File(s)contains the Drawings and Specifications Package (DSP) which consists of PDF files organized in an industry recognized directory structure. Work Description: Work to be done under this Contractcomprises of the supply and construction of a Water Supply Energy Recovery system on the water supply to the Puntledge River Hatchery located at 38 Powerhouse Road, Courtenay, BC. Work to be performed under this Contract includes, but is not limited to, the following: 1.) Removal of existing gravity supply control valves and selective removal of associated piping. 2.) Removal of an interior masonry wall and construction of a new masonry partition wall for the Aeration Building control room. 3.) Supply, installation, and commissioning of a turbine-generator unit. 4.) Supply, installation and commissioning of control valves including the turbine control valve. 5.) Supply, installation and testing of process piping. 6.) Upgrading of the Aerationbuilding ventilation system. 7.) Disconnecting the existing Aeration Building electrical service (from the Pumphouse). 8.) Installation, testing and connection of a new electrical service to the Aeration Building from the Hatchery Building. 9.) Supply,installation, testing, and commissioning of new electrical panels in the Aeration Building Electrical / Storage room. 10.) Supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of a new water supply control system including the energy recovery turbine controls and integrating existing instrumentation for the water supply. Controls to be located in the Aeration Building Control Room. Work will be performed in accordance with the contract schedules within the scope of work. Site Visit: Contractors arerecommended to visit the site prior to submitting a tender for this work and to make inquiries or investigations necessary to become thoroughly acquainted with the site as well as the nature and extent of the work. A site visit is scheduled on Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 11:00am local time, at the Puntledge River Hatchery, located at 38 Powerhouse Road, Courtenay, BC. A maximum of two (2) representatives per bidder will be permitted to examine the sites. Delivery Date: The work shall commence immediately upon official notification of acceptance of tender by the Contracting Authority and is to be completed by November 30, 2017. Tender Enquiries: Ken Ngan, Supply Specialist (604)658-2755 or email@example.com Value of Project: To assistwith bonding and insurance requirements this project is estimated to cost around $475,000.00. Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender (solicitation) documents through Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders. Addenda, when issued willbe available from Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders. Firms that elect to base their bids on tender (solicitation) documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid. In all cases, bidders must indicate (when requested) in the space provided on the tender form the identification number(s)of the addenda, if any, that they have taken into consideration for their bid. This procurement office provides procurement services to the public in English. Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
Advance Procurement Notice
Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) Various Locations Across Canada
(with Security Requirements)
Purpose of this Advance Procurement Notice
This is not a bid solicitation. This is an advance notice of potential EPC projects with anticipated security requirements to provide interested Firms an opportunity to apply for security clearances. Note that there is no guarantee that these projects will proceed.
Description of the projects
The Department of National Defence (DND) has a mandate to build and manage an affordable and integrated portfolio of DND Real Property assets and promote environmental sustainability. DND is currently working towards a Sustainable Development Strategy to improve the energy efficiency of various Bases and Wings across the country. One of the tools in pursuit of this strategy is to implement savings measures through Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) to reduce overall energy consumption, mitigate Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, and explore alternative energy supply opportunities.
The locations of the potential EPC projects are as follows:
Description of the Services
The EPC projects will consist of, but are not be limited to, the following services:
Overall potential projects are anticipated to be between $1,500,000.00 and $13,000,000.00 per location.
These projects may have industrial security clearance requirements.
Contractors, Consultants, Sub-Contractors and Sub-Consultants that do not meet the stipulated security requirements can apply for the security clearance through the Industrial Security Program (ISP). This can be done by following the procedure on DCC’s website at the following link: http://www.dcc-cdc.gc.ca/english/contractors_consultants.html.
The following information is to be provided:
Any questions pertaining to the sponsoring process through the ISP can be sent to the following email address:
Any questions relating to the Energy Performance Contracts can be addressed to:
Coordinator, Contract Services
Defence Construction Canada
The National Energy Board requires a Contractor with specialized training in Incident Command System (ICS) and oil spill incident response. This will support NEB employees in having the necessary competencies to use ICS while executing their respective functions.
With the promulgation of the Pipeline Safety Act, the NEB must be prepared to assume control of incident response if a company is unable or unwilling to do so.
The National Energy Board (NEB or the Board) is an independent federal, quasi-judicial regulator established in 1959 to promote safety and security, environmental protection and economic efficiency in the Canadian public interest within the mandate set by Parliament for the regulation of pipelines, energy development and trade. The Board reports to Parliament through the Minister of Natural Resources.
NRCan requires a Software Development Project Leader to manage and address changes to software and systems to support the current and future needs of the Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE) Housing Division.
The Software Development Project Leader will report to the Chief, Housing Information Technology (HIT), while working collaboratively with HIT Project Manager, other Team Leads and HIT IT Coordinator, to ensure projects achieve functional objectives and adhere to timelines and quality standards.
The Government of Canada has committed to strengthening the environmental review process for projects proposed in Canada in order to regain public trust and help get resources to market. The Government has indicated its intent to require projects to choose the best technologies and practices available to reduce environmental impacts.
Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Oil, Gas and Alternative Energy Division has need of information regarding the use of best available technologies and practices (BAT) to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and their relevance to the Canadian oil and gas sector.
Preparing a life cycle inventory and carbon footprint analysis of ferrochrome production. The outcome of this test work will (1) be a report collecting the data for various unit processes and translating them to energy requirements and emissions to water, land and air, and (2) serve the broader needs of NRCan’s Chromite Project in identifying clean technology options for producing marketable ferrochrome alloys from the Ring of Fire chromite ores.
The National Energy Board requires Senior and Intermediate facilitator services to assist with external meetings, conferences, workshops, consultations, focus groups as well as internal meetings and workshops. Services are to be provided by resources on an "as-and-when-requested" basis through a Task Authorization process. The contractor will be required to provide neutral third party facilitator services by assisting the NEB in designing, planning, preparing meetings, conferences and workshops. When issuing task authorizations, a more specific description of the task will be provided.
The National Energy Board requires temporary professional services of a suite of highly qualified, experienced pipeline engineering resources to assist the Board during peak work-load situations. Qualified engineering resources will be available to the NEB to conduct analyses, studies or investigations of assigned pipeline-related topics. This will enable the NEB to meet expected timelines for application assessment, incident investigations or other technical regulatory topics during peak work-load periods or when the NEB does not have the requisite technical expertise in-house. Depending on the terms of the Work Order under a task Authorization, the contractor may be required to work at the NEB’s Calgary office, or may be able to conduct the work at their own location. Office equipment (eg computer, telephone) would typically not be supplied.
The National Energy Board is seeking to establish a contract for the professional services as defined in the Business Consulting / Change Management Stream 2 (one senior) of the TSPS Supply Arrangement (S.A.) E60ZN-15TSSB.
The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal.
ACF Associates Inc.
BDO Canada LLP
CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc.
Ernst & Young LLP
Fujitsu Consulting (CANADA) Inc./Fujitsu Conseil (Canada) Inc.
Interis Consulting Inc.
Modis Canada Inc.
Orbis Risk Consulting Inc.
QMR Staffing Solutions Incorporated
Samson & Associés CPA/Consultation Inc
Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: Stereo Microscope 23584-170729/A Costa, Michaela Telephone No. - (604) 775-7691 Fax No. - (604) 775-7526 Email: Michaela.firstname.lastname@example.org Requirement Supply and deliver to the Department of National Resources Canada, GeologicalSurvey Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, one (1) stereo microscope system to allow detailed optical observation of micro-fossil specimens for taxonomic determination for age determination and morphological features, in direct support of Geoscience for Energy and Minerals 2 and Targeted Geosciences Initiative 5 programs. All the deliverables must be received on or before March 31, 2017. The requirement is subject to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA),and the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT). Delivery Date: 31/03/2017 The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
The National Energy Board is seeking to establish a contract for the professional services as defined in the Business Consulting / Change Management Stream 2 and Project Management Services Stream 3 of the TSPS Supply Arrangement (S.A.) E60ZN-15TSSB.
The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal.
Auguste Solutions and Associates Inc
CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc.
Colliers Project Leaders Inc
Eclipsys Solutions Inc
Ernst & Young LLP
LNW Consulting Inc
McKinsey & Company Canada
MGIS Inc., B D M K Consultants Inc IN JOINT VENTURE
Modis Canada Inc
QMR Staffing Solutions Incoporated, 3D Global Enterprises INC. in Joint Venture
Sierra Systems Group Inc.
Tiree Facility Solutions Inc.
The National Energy Board (NEB or the Board) requires Verbatim Reporting Services (VRS) in Calgary, Alberta and at other Canadian locations on an “as and when” requested basis. The Contractor or VRS Provider shall be qualified to provide a complete and accurate verbatim reporting series of official transcripts at hearings of the Board and related conferences in one of the official languages. The Contractor will also be required to provide the transcript in electronic form and multiple corresponding transcript paper copies in printed and bound form within the required time frames for NEB.
The period of Contract will be from the date of Contract issued for two (2) years, with an additional one (1) year option period.
The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).
The requirement is subject to a preference for Canadian goods and/or services.
This requirement contains a Security Requirement.
See solicitation bid documents for full details.
The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
Trade Agreement: LCSA/AIT Tendering Procedures: Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROCUREMENT FEDERAL BUILDING INITIATIVE (FBI) PROGRAM CBSA Training Centre located in Sainte - Madeleine de Rigaud, Quebec EP168-171845 Requirement Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is inviting Energy Service Companies (ESCos) to submit proposals for the provision of professional and construction services, financing, training and monitoring associated with the implementation of energy efficiency improvements for the CBSA Training facility, located in Rigaud Quebec. The Proposal shall address all the buildings on the Campus, and the exterior elements of the site. The proposal must be in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in this Request for Proposal (including all Supplementary Conditions, General Instructions, Proposal Requirements and Evaluation, Supplementary Conditions, General Conditions, and Annexes and Appendixes). The ESCos proposal must respond to the following goals: a. Upgrade the facility and its systems to reduce: Consumption of electricity, fossil fuels and water; Electrical Demand; GHG emissions b. Improve or maintain the current level of occupant comfort in the facility in terms of amount of ventilation, thermal comfort, and indoor air quality; c. Provide training and new operating guidelines required to maintain the reduced energy consumption; d. Provide monitoring services to document energy savings. e. The purpose of this solicitation is to retrofit the CBSA Training Facility buildings and their systems to reduce energy consumption and GHG emissions. The cost of the guaranteed portion of the project will be limited to a maximum of the value of 120 months of energy savings. The ESCo must arrange the funding of this project and payments made by Canada will be in accordance with requirements detailed in this Request for Proposal (RFP). This RFP should be thoroughly understood by the ESCo before submitting a proposal. This procurement is covered under the provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT). Period of the Contract The period of any resulting Contract will be for a period of ten (10) years. SITE VISITS 1. MANDATORY SITE VISIT It is mandatory that the ESCo or a representative of the ESCo visit the work site and examine all building structures and equipment, review drawings, review utility consumption and demand and/or metering information, familiarize themselves with the special purpose areas conditions and limitations, existing operations and maintenance protocols, existing space comfort conditions, and review any additional information made available by Canada. Arrangements have been made for a site visit to be held in Rigaud, Quebec. This site visit will be held on December 13, 2016. The site visit will begin at 11:00 EST. All those participating are asked to report to front Lobby of the Main Building for security access to the facility. ESCos should communicate with the Contracting Authority no later than December 12 at 14:00 to confirm attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend. ESCos will be required to sign an attendance sheet. ESCos who do not attend the mandatory site visit or do not send a representative will not be given an alternative appointment and their bid will be declared non-responsive. Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the site visit will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation. 2. OPTIONAL SITE VISIT Additional individual site visits may be requested no later thanten (10) working days before the solicitation closing date. ESCos must communicate with the Contracting Authority to arrange an individual site visit appointment. During the individual site visit the requirements outlined in this bid solicitation document will be reviewed and questions from potential ESCos with regard to the particulars set forth in this RFP will be answered as outlined in paragraph below. Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the individual site visitswill be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation. Security Requirement (before award of Standing Offer) The following security requirement (SRCL and related clauses) applies and form part of the Contract. 1. The Contractor must, at all times during the performance of the Contract, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). 2. The Contractor personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC. 3. The Contractor MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED information or assets from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction. 4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC. 5. The Contractor must comply with the provisions of the: (a) Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex B; (b) Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition). Selection Process The Selection Process has three (3) phases: A) Phase 1 - Mandatory Requirements; B) Phase 2 - Rated Proposal; and C) Phase 3 - Basis of Selection. Phase 1 - Mandatory Requirements Proposals will be examined to determine their compliance with the following MANDATORY requirements: (a)Bidders must be pre-qualified by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) under the Federal Buildings Initiative (FBI) program; (b) Bidders must attend the mandatory site orientation meeting, and sign the attendance form; (c) Bidders must complete, sign and submit the following: Appendix K, entitled Declaration/Certifications Form (d) Integrity Provisions Associated Information Bidders, who are incorporated, including those submitting proposals as a joint venture, must provide a complete list of names of all individuals who are currently directors of the bidder. Bidders submitting proposals as sole proprietorship, including those submitting proposals as a joint venture, must provide the name of the owner. Bidders submitting proposals as societies, firms or partnerships do not need to provide list of names. If the required names have not been received by the time the evaluation of proposals is completed, Canada will inform the bidder of a time frame within which to provide the information. Failure to provide the names within the time frame specified will render the proposal non-responsive. Providing the required names is a mandatory requirement for the award of a contract. FAILURE TO MEET THE MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS WILL RENDER THE PROPOSAL AS NON-RESPONSIVE AND NO FURTHER EVALUATION WILL BE CARRIED OUT. Phase 2 - Rated Proposal Phase 2 will evaluate the responsive proposals (i.e. proposals meeting all mandatory requirements listed above), and award points. The points attributed to the Proposal will be based on the relative weighting factor and the evaluation criteria as detailed below. A rating from zero to ten (10) points will be assigned for each of the evaluation criteria Threshold per Criteria A proposal receiving less than sixty percent (60%) of the available points in each of the Project Management and Technical Information sections as detailed below will be deemed non-responsive and will be given no further consideration. Phase 3 - Basis of Selection The Basis of Selection for contract award for this requirement is the highest total scoring responsive proposal in accordance with the rated criteria detailed below. The Total Score will be established as follows: Project Management Rating x 30% = Project Management Score (Points) Technical Information Rating x 40% = Technical Information Score (Points) Financial Information Rating x 30% = Financial Information Score (Points) Total Score (maximum 100 Points) BIDDERS WILL NOT BE REIMBURSED FOR THE COST OF RESPONDING TO THIS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. Enquiries All enquiries regarding this requirement must be submitted in writing to the Standing Offer Authority: Maquiling, Amalia Fax No. - (819) 956-3600 E-mail - email@example.com Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
Trade Agreement: NONE Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: BACKGROUND Defence Research and Development Canada Valcartier want to purchase one (1) picosecond laser system for studies of atmospheric propagation. Laser sources with good beam quality and divergence are for defence applications. There are several technological configurations for picosecond laser systems with high peak power and high average power. As part of this project, the picosecond laser system must be compact, robust and the gain medium pumped by laser diodes. The picosecond laser system will be incorporated into an existing installation for the study of atmospheric propagation. REQUIREMENTS 5.1 Picosecond laser system Required quantity: 1 The Contractor must provide the requirement with the following specifications: Specifications Value External dimensions of the laser box: = 150 cm wide x 250 cm depth x 30 cm height Weight of the laser box: = 1500 kg External dimensions of the laser power supply: = 55 cm wide x 100 cm depth x 150 cm height Central wavelength ofthe laser beam output: 1030 nm ± 5 nm Minimum pulsewidth of the laser beam output: = 2 ps (measured at full width at half maximum) Maximum pulsewidth with positive chirp of the laser beam output: = 10 ps (measured at full width at half maximum) Maximum pulsewidth with negative chirp of the laser beam output: = 10 ps (measured at full width at half maximum) Energy per pulse of the laser beam output: = 20 millijoule Repetition rate of the output laser beam: = 50 kHz Maximum average laser power of the output laser beam: = 1000 W Maximum peak power of the output laser beam: = 10 GW Spatial profile of the output laser beam: M2 = 1.5 Beam diameter (at the output of the collimator): 25 mm ± 5 mm (measured at full width at 1/e) Laser pulse energy stability of the output beam: = 3% rms Cooling of the laser system: Water cooling Length of the umbilical cable between the laser box and the laser power supply: between 1.5 m and 5 m Cable used to control the laser system: USB cable, Ethernet cable or RS232 cable Computer operating system for controlling the laser system: Windows 7 or Windows 10 Previous projects: Bidders must submit with their bid, the following information for at least two (2) projects in the last five (5) years: - The picosecondlaser models sold having an average power exceeding 100 W; - The date of sale; and - User information, which should include organization name, contact, telephone, and/or e mail address. The user may be contacted to confirm the accuracy of the information. If the user is unavailable or the listed information does not match the above requirements, the bid will be declared non-responsive. DELIVERY DATES All deliverables must be received on or before seventy (70) weeks after contract award. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONS Bidders must provide prices FCA Free Carrier Montreal airport (Incoterms 2000). Bids will be assessed on a FCA (Incoterms 2000) basis. Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: Intranet Content Management Softwar The National Energy Board (NEB or Board) an independent federal agency established in 1959 by the Parliament of Canada, has a requirement for a commercially available software solution replacement for its present Intranet (called iWeb) as a platform for communication and distribution of information throughout the organization. The current Intranet is approximately 7 years old, and built upon the SharePoint 2007 platform; Replacement of the intranet has become necessary for two reasons, usability and the aging technology behind it; The NEB is currently seeking a replacement software solution for an intranet product. This product will be able to leverage SharePoint 2016 and will provide the NEB with an accelerated method of deploying a modern, effective intranet to its employees in 2017; The NEBs intranet will contain both English and French content and while the implementation of a bilingual site will not be part of the initial roll out it is something that is planned within the term of the contract; install, configure, and update the Intranet solution for a high-reliable and high-performance configuration; The Contractor must support the transition of operational user and IT staff by providing operational and technical system training and assisting in developing optimized operating processes for employment of the integrated software solution; There is a mandatory requirement for bidders to submit a system demonstration disk associated with this requirement. The contract will be for a period of three (3) years, plus one (1) year option The requirement is subject to the provisions of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), the North American FreeTrade Agreement (NAFTA), and the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT). Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS) 84084-16-0250
The National Energy Board (NEB) is seeking to establish a contract to provide professional business continuity services of 2 resources as defined in the Business Consulting / Change Management Stream 2 of the TSPS Supply Arrangement E60ZN-15TSPS on an “as and when requested” basis in Calgary and at its regional offices located in Vancouver, Montreal and Yellowknife.
2.2 Business Continuity Consultant - Senior - 2 Resources
This requirement is only open to those Supply Arrangement Holders under E60ZN-15TSPS who qualified under “Tier 1”.
This requirement is for work in Security and Continuity Services and includes activities related to: business continuity management or related operational activities in a government environment, as defined in the Statement of Work and in the specific requirements of each Task Authorization.
The estimated level of work is 60 days during the initial two year contract period, and 30 days during each of the two - one year option periods.
The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal.
ADGA Group Consultants Inc.
ADRM Technology Consulting Group Corp, operating as ADRMTEC
ARTEMP PERSONNEL SERVICES INC
Eagle Professional Resources Inc.
Ernst & Young LLP
Fujitsu Consulting (CANADA) Inc./Fujitsu Conseil (Canada) Inc.
Lansdowne Technologies Inc.
Maplesoft Consulting Inc
Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
Samson & Associés CPA/Consultation Inc
S.i. Systems Ltd.
The National Energy Board (NEB or the Board) requires temporary electricity engineering services from highly qualified, experienced technical contractors during peak work-load situations. The contractor will review the electricity facility IPL applications before the Board on a requested basis using guidance from the Board's Electricity Filing Manual and the Board's electricity General Order. The review will be summarized in a report to the NEB as an assessment of the application to the Board for a possible recommendation. In addition, the review may be used to generate Information Requests (IRs) to industry. The contractor may create and or provide input to the IRs as well as assist with hearing questions.
The contractor is expected to provide consulting services for the purpose of providing briefings on the North American international powerline environment, including reference to and interrelationships between roles and responsibilities of regulators and system operators (including interrelationships with respect to the last 5 bullets in the list below). The contractor is expected to provide consulting services for the purpose of providing expert advice to the Board on IPL facilities with a focus on the engineering aspects of the application.
These aspects may include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
• Project location
•Project components and activities including engineering design details and engineering design philosophy
• Project schedule and other required approvals
• Impacts to the bulk power system
• Reliable operation of power system and applicable reliability standards
• Safety Plans
• Emergency Plans
• Requirements for ongoing regulation of the IPL
The contractor would be expected to deliver expert advice to the NEB in the form of oral or written presentations, reports or advice, depending upon the preference of the NEB. The NEB will maintain a record of deliverables received from the contractor.
Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: CanmetENERGY in Varennes, Québec, is responsible for the scientific aspects of work on photovoltaic energy for Natural Resources Canada. As part of its R&D projects, CanmetENERGY requires two (2) photovoltaic array simulators to implement automated inverter tests . Inverters will range in size from single module units (about 250 W) to medium size three-phase commercial units (about 50 kW). Units will also be required to reproduce PV output from high temporal resolution (100 ms) solar irradiance time series obtained in previous research . In order to be able to test more than one inverter at the same time (cross-talk studies) or test inverters with more than one input, at least two independent PV array simulator units will be required. However, it is necessary for the sources to be capable of being operated in parallel to maximize the total power capability. Please refer to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for all the details relating to the requirement. Bids will be assessed in accordance with the entire requirement of the Request for Proposal including the technical and financial evaluation criteria. A bid may be submitted in either official language of Canada. There are no security requirements associated with this request. The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Public Works and Government Services Canada provides services in both official languages of Canada. Delivery Date: 31/03/2017 The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.