The framework is essentially a select list of suppliers, all with a proven and successful track record of delivering vehicle charging infrastructure, from which customers may set up supply arrangements quickly and simply.
Lot 1 Purchase of Electric Vehicle Charge Points
Lot 1 covers the outright purchase of electric vehicle charge points (EVCPs). Suppliers can supply, deliver, install, commission warrant, and maintain EVCPs to the customers’ specifications. Turnkey / end-to-end solutions are available, or Customers can pick and choose which elements they require from the supply chain. All types of charger are covered e.g. fast/rapid/ultra-rapid, AC, DC, etc. Call-offs can be made via direct award or further competition.
Lot 2 Lease of Electric Vehicle Charge Points
Customers pay a monthly price per EVCP which covers a lease for the supply, delivery, installation, commissioning, warranty and maintenance of the unit(s). Other funding options may be available under the framework i.e. lease purchase, contract hire, hire purchase by arrangement with the suppliers directly. Call-offs can be made via direct award or via further competition.
Lot 3 Back Office Solutions
Customers who are looking for an EVCP which includes a back office can use Lots 1 or 2 above, which offer charging equipment with a back office included. If however, you are a customer who already has EVCPs in place, but wish to secure a new supplier for your back office / Charge Point Management System, then you are able to use the comprehensive supplier offerings in this lot. Call-offs can be made via direct award or further competition.
Lot 4 Service and Maintenance
Lot 4 covers service and maintenance of existing EVCPs for Customers that are either out of maintenance cover or warranty. It allows Customers to procure ongoing charger support.
Lot 5 Consultancy Services (including site survey and feasibility studies)
Lot 5 covers consultancy services to Customers with no pre-existing specification for EV chargers, including, but not limited to, site survey, energy capacity assessment, usage evaluation, scenario guidance, grant application assistance, specification guidance and drafting assistance.
Lot 6.1 Emerging Technology - Battery Energy Storage
Lot 6.1 covers new, developing technologies in Battery Energy Storage.
Lot 6.2 Emerging Technology - Vehicle to Grid
Lot 6.2 covers new, developing technologies in Vehicle to Grid
Lot 6.3 Emerging Technology - Car Port Charging (including solar)
Lot 6.3 covers new, developing technologies in Car Port Charging (including solar)
Lot 6.4 Emerging Technology - Wireless charging
Lot 6.4 covers new, developing technologies in Wireless charging
Lot 6.5 Emerging Technology - Bi-directional Chargers
Lot 6.5 covers new, developing technologies in Bi-directional Chargers
Lot 6.6 Emerging Technology - Integrated sockets
Lot 6.6 covers new, developing technologies in Integrated sockets
Lot 6.7 Emerging Technology - Mobile Chargers
Lot 6.7 covers new, developing technologies in Mobile Chargers
Lot 6.8 Emerging Technology - Bus Chargers
Lot 6.8 covers new, developing technologies in Bus Chargers
Lot 6.9 Emerging Technology - Opportunity Chargers
Lot 6.9 covers new, developing technologies in Opportunity Chargers.