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RFP Consultant Services Contract for Works - Consulting Development Planning, Construction Supervision and Commissioning Services For the PLN Main and Disaster Recovery Control Centers Request for proposal

Reference: RFP/2021/21201
Beneficiary country(ies): Multiple destinations (see 'Countries' tab below)
Registration level: Basic
Published on: 25-Jun-2021
Deadline on: 06-Aug-2021 10:00 0.00

Description
Tender description: This tender is for the provision of  Consultant Services Contract for Works - Consulting Development Planning, Construction Supervision  and  Commissioning Services For the  PLN Main  and  Disaster  Recovery Control Centers in Indonesia. This call for proposal will contribute to the objectives of ETP to develop and expand smart grids in Indonesia by assisting PLN in carrying its plan to modernize its energy control technological structure to supervise, monitor, operate and plan its current and future electrical system, considering the expected growth in demand and in generation; mostly based on intermittent renewable energies.

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Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
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Angola
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Australia
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J  -  Services
81000000  -  Engineering and Research and Technology Based Services
81110000  -  Computer services
81111500  -  Software or hardware engineering
81111503  -  Systems integration design
81140000  -  Manufacturing technologies
81141800  -  Facilities management
81141806  -  Power line inspection service
New clarification added: QUESTIONWith reference to: Schedule I - Terms of Reference, par. III.4.11 Task 10: Implementation Plan, point j) Training of EMS System.In our understanding, the request could be referred to a fine tuning or adjustment of the EMS system to the actual behaviour of the National Grid.Please confirm our understanding or clarify the request.  ANSWERThe bidder should list and describe the syllabus minimum requirement to the SCADA/EMS vendors must include in their scope to cover among others: System Overview, Display Building, Database Configuration and Population, Communications Configuration and Debugging, Network and Generation Control Applications Configuration and Tuning, System Operation, etc. 

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New clarification added: QUESTIONWith reference to: Schedule I - Terms of Reference, par. III.4.11 Task 10: Implementation Plan, point j) Training of EMS System.In our understanding, the request could be referred to a fine tuning or adjustment of the EMS system to the actual behaviour of the National Grid.Please confirm our understanding or clarify the request.  ANSWERThe bidder should list and describe the syllabus minimum requirement to the SCADA/EMS vendors must include in their scope to cover among others: System Overview, Display Building, Database Configuration and Population, Communications Configuration and Debugging, Network and Generation Control Applications Configuration and Tuning, System Operation, etc. 

Changed/edited on: 27-Jul-2021 05:04
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New clarification added: QUESTIONOther:1.Please provide the type of power generation, hydropower, thermal power, photovoltaic, etc., as well as the proportion of installed capacity, etc., and the corresponding parameters, such as hydropower regulation capacity.2.Please clarify the requirements for communication design and scope of transformation.3.Please provide system function specifications, standards and other documents, as well as the specifications and standards that the project needs to follow ANSWER1. This is part of the assessment. Available information will be shared with the selected  consultant. Refer to III.1 BACKGROUND2. The bidder should assess the communication as per  III.4.7.1 (b), III.4.8.1 and design as per requirements indicated in III.4.1 (f) to allow the connection between the MCC and DRC, SCADA and field RTUs, SCSs and other control centers, and building data a voice communications. The Consultant should design the migration of existing telecommunications to the new Control Centers.3. The bidder is responsible to acquire the international and local standards. PLN can share available public domain local standards to the selected proponent. 

Changed/edited on: 27-Jul-2021 04:24
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New clarification added: QUESTIONSection_III_Schedule_I_Terms Of ReferenceIII.4 Table 11. In addition to the area shown in the table 1, please provide other areas (except traffic area), such as land area of buildings, total building area, and whether there are requirements building height and number of floors.2. Whether the architectural design scope includes building exterior design and second interior decoration.ANSWER1.The bidder should propose and develop the architectural design based on estimated numbers in table 1. The available details about location and area land will be provided to the selected consultant who should propose a design based on III.4.1.2. Yes, include both. See III.4.7.1

Changed/edited on: 27-Jul-2021 04:07
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New clarification added: QUESTIONOther:1.Please provide the type of power generation, hydropower, thermal power, photovoltaic, etc., as well as the proportion of installed capacity, etc., and the corresponding parameters, such as hydropower regulation capacity.2.Please clarify the requirements for communication design and scope of transformation.3.Please provide system function specifications, standards and other documents, as well as the specifications and standards that the project needs to follow ANSWER1. This is part of the assessment. Available information will be shared with the selected  consultant. Refer to III.1 BACKGROUND2. The bidder should assess the communication as per  III.4.7.1 (b), III.4.8.1 and design as per requirements indicated in III.4.1 (f) to allow the connection between the MCC and DRC, SCADA and field RTUs, SCSs and other control centers, and building data a voice communications. The Consultant should design the migration of existing telecommunications to the new Control Centers.3. The bidder is responsible to acquire the international and local standards. PLN can share available public domain local standards to the selected proponent. 

Changed/edited on: 27-Jul-2021 04:07
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New clarification added: QUESTIONOther:1.Please provide the type of power generation, hydropower, thermal power, photovoltaic, etc., as well as the proportion of installed capacity, etc., and the corresponding parameters, such as hydropower regulation capacity.2.Please clarify the requirements for communication design and scope of transformation.3.Please provide system function specifications, standards and other documents, as well as the specifications and standards that the project needs to follow ANSWER1. This is part of the assessment. Available information will be shared with the selected  consultant. Refer to III.1 BACKGROUND2. The bidder should assess the communication as per  III.4.7.1 (b), III.4.8.1 and design as per requirements indicated in III.4.1 (f) to allow the connection between the MCC and DRC, SCADA and field RTUs, SCSs and other control centers, and building data a voice communications. The Consultant should design the migration of existing telecommunications to the new Control Centers.3. The bidder is responsible to acquire the international and local standards. PLN can share available public domain local standards to the selected proponent. 

Changed/edited on: 27-Jul-2021 04:05
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New clarification added: QUESTIONOther:1.Please provide the type of power generation, hydropower, thermal power, photovoltaic, etc., as well as the proportion of installed capacity, etc., and the corresponding parameters, such as hydropower regulation capacity.2.Please clarify the requirements for communication design and scope of transformation.3.Please provide system function specifications, standards and other documents, as well as the specifications and standards that the project needs to follow ANSWER1. This is part of the assessment. Available information will be shared with the selected  consultant. Refer to III.1 BACKGROUND2. The bidder should assess the communication as per  III.4.7.1 (b), III.4.8.1 and design as per requirements indicated in III.4.1 (f) to allow the connection between the MCC and DRC, SCADA and field RTUs, SCSs and other control centers, and building data a voice communications. The Consultant should design the migration of existing telecommunications to the new Control Centers.3. The bidder is responsible to acquire the international and local standards. PLN can share available public domain local standards to the selected proponent. 

Changed/edited on: 27-Jul-2021 03:59
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New clarification added: Section_III_Schedule_I_Terms Of ReferenceIII.4.7 Task 6: Site and Building DesignIn Task 6,it said some of the current constructions date back to 1982, which means that the engineering project must analyze the feasibility of the demolition of existing buildings in the locations to be evaluated.The construction project must consider that current PLN operations cannot be disrupted. Please clarify whether to rebuild the MCC at the original site or choose a new location nearby.Both MCC and DRCC are  new buildings. New MCC is planned to be built beside the actual control center interconnecting the existing building with the new building by mean of a skybridge. However it is part of the Consultancy suggest to PLN the best options. III.4.8 Task 7: SCADA/EMS Functional Design and AnalysisPlease provide detailed information about the existing SCADA system, system functions, performance indicators, communication methods, etc., as well as existing engineers and technicians.The Consultant should perform an assessment during this task to assure the proper specifications of the MCC and DRCC, to enable the grown of the assets to be supervised, network modeling and all functions described in the ToR. Currently there are six (6) control center, one (1) main and five (5) regional. Refer to III.1 BACKGROUND.III.4.8.2 AssessmentPlease clarify which aspects of the existing system PLN wish to evaluate, such as evaluate the existing system, point out the existing problems, such as functions, service life, etc., and give advice on the treatment of existing equipment; and based on the existing problems, to propose corresponding improvement measures in the new project.The Consultant should assess this during this task and assure the proper specifications of the MCC and DRCC to enable the grow of the assets to be supervised, network modeling and all functions described in the Scope.III.4.8.4 Other data interfacesPlease provide a detailed introduction of the BMS system.The Consultant should assess this during this task and assure the proper specifications to interface between Master Station and BIS (ie. by mean of csv or xml files, web services, ODBC or API interfaces,etc.)III.4.8.15 Weather Monitoring System InterfacePlease provide the communication method between the existing SCADA and the weather monitoring system, and a detailed introduction of the weather monitoring system.The Consultant should assess this during this task and assure the proper specifications to interface between Master Station and Weather Monitoring System (ie. By mean of csv or xml files, web services, ODBC or API interfaces,etc)III.4.8.19 GMS FunctionsPlease provide a detailed description of the existing new energy forecasting function and the communication mode with the master station system.The Consultant should assess this during this task and assure the proper specifications to interface with the Master Station (ie. By mean of csv or xml files, web services, ODBC or API interfaces,etc.) 

Changed/edited on: 21-Jul-2021 13:36
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New clarification added: Dear bidders, please kindly check below clarification responses from us in italicSection_III_Schedule_I_Terms Of Reference III.2 JUSTIFICATION OF CONSULTANCYIt is mentioned that the system needs to consider the adaptability to the development of  load  electric vehicles, energy storage, distributed generation, high-voltage direct current transmission, renewable energy, etc.; The corresponding functions are not included in the current functions. For functional modules, Please provide the corresponding current situation and master plan materials.The required functions are described  in III.4.8.19, III.4.8.20, II.4.8.21, III.4.8.22 and as part of the consultancy these can be revised and improved.III.4 Table 1In Table 1, Does the area include f communication requirments?Yes, it does. This can be adjusted according to the Consultant recommendations.III.4.3 TASK 2:Technology ReviewIn Task 2, what information does the supplier need to provide in items b and c, such as contact information, performance qualifications, etc.?It is expected the Consultant present to PLN a technology review from world-class vendors for similar projects providing contact information and market reports to show the position of potential Vendors according to the ability to execute and completeness of vision.III.4.4 Task 3: Key Sector TrendsIn Task 3, please confirm the demand of degree of global industry development trends which is described, and requires the owner to provide information on domestic industry development trends.It is part of the Consultant scope.III.4.5 Task 4: Organizational Context and System InventoryPlease provide detailed information on the organizational structure and business process of the PLN. In Article d) please provide the company's standardized procurement methods and procedures.This will be provided to the selected Consultant during the project executionIII.4.6 Task 5: Strategic VisionIn Task 5, c) it sets out the medium and long-term maintenance and replacement strategy. Whether the specific requirements of the strategy are limited to the maintenance of system equipment and civil works? Is it necessary to consider the transformation and update of the system according to the development analysis of the industry upgrade? Please provide the detailed requirements.It is part of the Consultant scope to present a Long Term maintenance and replacement strategy of the SCADA/EMS systems and the buildings to be design based on the expected life time. 

Changed/edited on: 21-Jul-2021 13:30
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New clarification added: QUESTIONDear Sir,with reference to the RFP Tender: RFP/2021/21201, and in consideration of the restrictions induced by Covid  in Java-Bali between July 3rd - July 20th 2021 that severely limits the possibility of delivering the necessary documents within the given timeline, the Consultant asks you to extend the delivery submission date of some additional weeks from the expected deadline of 23 July 2021.ANSWERWe have extended the submission deadline to 6 August 2021.Best regards 

Changed/edited on: 21-Jul-2021 12:51
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New clarification added: Dear UNOPS,Regarding to RFP of Document of Consulting Development Planning, Construction Supervision and Commissioning Services for The PLN Main and Disaster Recovery Control Centers Project, we need to clarify as follows :1. Schedule 5, contract phase 2 (I.16 Training) : regarding the training, should this be done by consultant, or construction contractor? This should be done by the Consultant to provide the technical foundations of SCADA/EMS and Power System covering the topics listed in III.4.17 Task 16 Training. 2. Schedule 6 form Point 2, is stating that we need to enclose evidence of annual turnover is 300.000 USD for any of the 3 years, while we recalled in our last meeting that necessary annual turnover is 2 Million USD for any of the 3 years. Could you please clarify which one we should follow?  The required annual turnover is 2 million USD  for any of the 3 years. Please refer to the most updated tender document3. Schedule 7 Point 1.4, 2.4, & 3.3 (limit of indemnity), what does the Maximum of Limit of indemnity refer to? Schedule 7 refers to Insurance that the selected bidder needs to prepare when awarded the contract by UNOPS. Maximum Limit of Indemnity refers to the maximum amount the insurer will pay under a policy, in the context of Professional Indemnity insurance4. Schedule 7 Point 1.5, 2.5, & 3.4 (Deductibles), what does the Maximum of "Deductibles" refer to? As outlined above, the overall Schedule 7 is regarding Insurance. Maximum deductibles  is the maximum amount which the Consultant may be responsible under the insurance policies required under the Contract before the insurance may be responsible under such policies.5. Schedule 8, What is the minimum qualification for the key personnel? Should that be foreign expert / local expert? are its position/job description stated below related to overall scope of work in phase 1 and 2 or else, would that be added if necessary?Refer to Section II Evaluation Method and Criteria: II.2.2 Technical Evaluation Criteria  Returnable Proposal Schedule 8 – Key Personnel.For SCADA/EMS and Communications and Data Center it is expected the proposed resource to be an expert with recognized international experience. 6. Schedule 8, What does Contractor's Representative in the Contract refer to? Does it mean a person or institution? It means a person that will represent the contractor during the implementation of contract 7. What type of agreement is this meant to be? is it lump sum/unit price/ or combination of lump sum & unit Price? If the latter, how’s the proportion between lump sum & unit price?This is a lump sum contract for phase I. For phase II it is by unit price.8. If Possible, could the document submission date be delayed from 23 July to 23 August?It is not possible to extend the submission deadline by 1 month. But now we have extended the submission deadline to 6 August 2021 Thank you for your attention, we look forward to hearing from you soon.

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New clarification added: QUESTIONThere are several issues that we would like to clarify:1. Due to the pandemic and emergency micro-restriction, it may affect our team availability. We would like to kindly request an extension of about 1 month maximum if possible.2. For the supervision works will the national team be enough? or international expats are expected to do on-site supervision? and which key personnel is responsible for this supervision work?3. would if we can propose two key personnel for a position?Kindly confirmANSWER1. We cannot extend for 1 month, but at the moment we have extended the submission deadline to 6 August 2021 2. Such judgment is subject to the bidder’s evaluation of the conditions and hinges on the capacity of the proposed team, whether local or international. It is expected the supervision for SCADA/EMS and Communication be performed by international expert.3. Please propose only 1 personnel for the position.  However during the project the bidder can propose changes upon approval of UNOPS assuming the resource have equal or better qualifications.Best regards 

Changed/edited on: 21-Jul-2021 11:35
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New clarification added: QUESTIONDear UNOPS,For financial proposals, is there a maximum bid price?Thank youBest Regards,ANSWERWe cannot disclose the maximum bid price / maximum financial offer. Bidders should assess the financial offer based on the expenses required (Personnel and non-personnel costs). To note as well that UNOPS considers both technical and financial proposal in the evaluation of RFP. Best regards

Changed/edited on: 21-Jul-2021 11:30
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New amendment added #3: Amendment 3 - This amendment is for extending the submission deadline by 2 weeks. Updated submission deadline will be on 6 August 2021 at 5 PM Jakarta time. 

Changed/edited on: 19-Jul-2021 16:57
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New clarification added: QUESTIONDear UNOPS,Due to the pandemic and emergency micro-restriction, it may affect our team availability. We would like to kindly request an extension of submission deadline about 1 month maximum if possible.Thank youANSWERWe cannot extend by 1 month, but we will extend by 2 weeks. The deadline for submission will be on 6 August 2021 at 5 PM Jakarta time 

Changed/edited on: 19-Jul-2021 13:40
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New clarification added: QUESTIONCan the submission deadline be extended? because of the large scope and due to pandemic we ask for an extension of about 1 month.Thank youANSWERWe cannot extend by 1 month, we will extend by 2 minggu so the submission deadline will be 6 August at 5 PM Jakarta time. Best regards

Changed/edited on: 19-Jul-2021 13:35
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New clarification added: QUESTION  We kindly request for extension in Timeline for Proposal submission.ANSWERConsidering the circumstances, we will extend the submission deadline by 2 weeks. The revised submission deadline would be on 6 August 2021 at 5 PM Jakarta time. This will be reflected in the system shortly. Best regards 

Changed/edited on: 19-Jul-2021 13:03
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New clarification added: QUESTIONDear UNOPS, How if we make a JC/consortium with another company that is not selected in your shortlist for this project?Thank youBest regards, ANSWERYes, it is possible. UNOPS opens the tender for any bidder that fulfills the requirement as outlined in this tender

Changed/edited on: 16-Jul-2021 12:50
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New amendment added #2: Amendment 2 - This amendment is for the following:Correct the information on Returnable Schedule 6, to align with the requirements set :  minimum annual turnover of 2 million USD for any of the 3 years

Changed/edited on: 16-Jul-2021 10:17
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New clarification added: QUESTIONDear UNOPS,For the consortium, should the leader be an international company or a national company?Thank youBest regards, ANSWERThere is no requirement for this. It is up to the bidder to decide. 

Changed/edited on: 15-Jul-2021 04:52
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New clarification added: QUESTIONDear UNOPS,For the consortium, should the leader be an international company or a national company?Thank youBest regards, ANSWERThere is no requirement for this. It is up to the bidder to decide. 

Changed/edited on: 15-Jul-2021 04:45
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New clarification added: QUESTIONDear UNOPS,For the consortium, should the leader be an international company or a national company?Thank youBest regards, ANSWERThere is no requirement for this. It is up to the bidder to decide. 

Changed/edited on: 15-Jul-2021 04:41
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New clarification added: QUESTIONDear UNOPS,For the consortium, should the leader be an international company or a national company?Thank youBest regards, ANSWERThere is no requirement for this. It is up to the bidder to decide. 

Changed/edited on: 15-Jul-2021 04:32
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New clarification added: QuestionDue to the pandemic and emergency micro-restriction, it may affect our team availability. We would like to kindly request an extension of about 1 month maximum if possible.Thank youAnswerPlease clarify whether you are requesting extension of submission deadline, or extension of implementation time 

Changed/edited on: 14-Jul-2021 15:58
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New clarification added: QUESTIONDear UNOPS,in the RFP returnable proposal schedule 3, note the bank guarantee for proposals "not used". so for this proposal do not attach a bank guarantee?ANSWERThis is correct, we do not require Bank Guarantee for Proposal  

Changed/edited on: 14-Jul-2021 14:46
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New clarification added: QUESTIONDear UNOPS,Is it still possible to JV/Consortium with a company that was not invited to the pre-bid meeting?Thank youBest Regards,ANSWERYes, it is possible.As an additional notes: attendance to pre-bid meeting is not mandatory. Bidders can join the tender even though they did not attend the pre-bid meeting. Best regards

Changed/edited on: 13-Jul-2021 11:53
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New amendment added #1: Amendment 1 - This amendment is for the following:1. Uploading pre-bid meeting minutes and presentations2. Add further details on technical evaluation criteria and evaluation under JV 

Changed/edited on: 09-Jul-2021 13:21
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New clarification added: QUESTION Please advise where we can get the RFP Particulars document mentioned in your RFP_Consultant_Services_Contract_for_Works_Section_IV_ReturnableBiddingForms (Technical Envelope).docx.we have checked through the documentation published by UNOPS for the RFP/2021/21201 it is not available.Kindly confirm.Thank you.Best regards.ANSWERDear Valued Bidder, The tender particular is not a separate document. It is a section under "Tender Information" which is accessible in the e-sourcing platform, once you follow the link in the UNGM. Please kindly refer to e-Sourcing Guidance for further reference : https://esourcing.unops.org/#/Help/Guides . Best regards 

Changed/edited on: 06-Jul-2021 05:59
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