In order to ensure optimal benefit is derived from future investment decisions, DECC wish to undertake analysis across the nuclear life cycle to define specific R&D programmes and/or capital investment that will unlock maximal benefit. The requirement includes:
• collection of evidence across a number of prioritised areas of the nuclear energy life cycle to inform investment analysis
• use of a recognised and proven methodology for analysis of the data
• identification and reporting of the assumptions made during the analysis
• provision of reports and a full suite of evidence and analysis findings
If you wish to take part in this procurement please follow the guidance set out in the ITT. Any late submissions will not be considered. DECC reserves the right to halt the procurement process and to not award a contract. DECC will not be held liable for recovery of costs from unsuccessful bids if a contract is not awarded. All costs will be borne by the bidding organisations. If a contract is created it will be upon DECC terms and conditions, which are at included in the ITT at Document 6 and are available on the main DECC website - www.decc.gov.uk. Completed tender submission documents must be returned by post to Dr Megan Cooper, DECC, 3 Whitehall Place, LONDON, SW1A 2AW either by 14th December 2012 or within 10 days of an electronic submission. We require 1 signed hard copy. Electronic versions of your bids are to be sent to Dr Megan Cooper (firstname.lastname@example.org). Interviews, if deemed necessary, will be held in the week commencing 7th January 2013 (suppliers will be notified of this in the week commencing 17th December). If successful and upon contract signature, the supplier is expected to attend a kick-off meeting taking place in February 2013. Project completion is required by May 2013.