Solar Power & Battery Storage Procurement Framework

  • MAG Airport Limited

F05: Contract notice – utilities

Notice reference: 2021/S 000-020753

Published 24 August 2021, 9:05am

Section one: Contracting entity

one.1) Name and addresses

MAG Airport Limited

Olympic House, Manchester Airport


M90 1QX




+44 8712710711


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)

Main address


Buyer's address


one.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at


Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via


one.6) Main activity

Airport-related activities

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Solar Power & Battery Storage Procurement Framework

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 09300000 - Electricity, heating, solar and nuclear energy

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

Solar Power & Battery Storage Procurement Framework

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £105,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 09330000 - Solar energy
  • 09331000 - Solar panels
  • 09300000 - Electricity, heating, solar and nuclear energy
  • 31158100 - Battery chargers
  • 31422000 - Battery packs
  • 09332000 - Solar installation

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UKD3 - Greater Manchester
Main site or place of performance

Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands Airports

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Proposed Framework Agreement for behind the meter Solar Power and Battery Storage PPA supply to all MAG Airports and a Solar PPA Project for behind the meter Solar Power and Battery Storage supply to Stansted Airport.

The value of 105,000,000 GBP is based on the total Framework value over 30 years.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £105,000,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months


This contract is subject to renewal


Description of renewals

The Frameworks will have a duration of 5 (five) years, plus an extension period of 3 (three) years.

two.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 10

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

A maximum of 10 (ten) Applicants will be shortlisted to progress to the ITN stage.

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical information

three.1) Conditions for participation

three.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

three.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number: 2021/S 000-013136

four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate


24 September 2021

Local time


four.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

18 October 2021

four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted


four.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section six. Complementary information

six.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

six.3) Additional information

Parties interested in obtaining more information about MAG's Solar Power & Battery Storage Procurement Framework are asked to firstly register on Manchester Airport Group's e-tendering system on the Link:https://esourcing.waxdigital.co.uk/MAG/SignIn.aspx.

Once you have registered please email gregory.mina@stanstedairport.com and advise that you have registered. You will then be given access to the information pack on the portal.

(MT Ref:223620)

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

Public Procurement Review Service

Cabinet Office





+44 3450103503


United Kingdom

Internet address