DECC goes out to tender with GBP 10 Mln worth contract

UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has gone out to tender with a contract worth up to GBP 10 million (USD 15,7 million) in an effort to form an energy technical specialist framework.

DECC plans to appoint suppliers for technical support for determination, evaluation and delivering the UK energy and climate change policies and programmes as part of the Energy Technical Specialist Framework.

The framework will consist of 22 lots with each having up to 6 suppliers. Lot 8 is dedicated to hydroelectric and marine technologies, including wave and tidal and its estimated worth is between GBP 100,000 to 450,000 (USD 157,000 to 705,000).

A brief description of the likely subject areas for marine technologies lot include:

  • Cost structures and technology development in the marine environment,
  • Deployment, maintenance, foundations, marine growth/fowling on equipment and cables and survivability in storms.

The deadline for submission of tenders is December 22, 2014.

Tidal Energy Today Staff, Image: flickr/Seth Anderson