CPC are delighted to confirm the renewal of the agreement with Dukefield Energy to act as CPC’s appointed energy consultant for the next 5 years.
Starting on 21st October 2022, the new agreement enables CPC members and organisations from the wider public sector, to procure gas and electricity supplies, as well as range of energy efficiency solutions, in full compliance with the Public Procurement Regulations. The additional services available through this agreement include:-
· Supply of Metered and Unmetered Water, Metered and Unmetered Wastewater, Trade Effluent Services and Ancillary Services
· Energy Efficiency Solutions
· Onsite Generation– Solar Photovoltaics
· Onsite Generation – Heat Pumps
· Supply of Metering Services and Building Energy Management Software
Under the previous agreement, institutions utilising this agreement, including schools, academies, colleges and universities saved over £3.2 million on their energy bills.
The framework is designed for the education sector and has a dedicated energy consultant, Dukefield Energy, who will source your energy and energy efficiency solutions from a range of suppliers including:
· Total Energies,
· Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE),
· Castle Water,
· Cor Energy,
· Procure Direct,
· JKN Renewables,
· Solar Crown Commercial
· Intelligent Building Group Limited.
Dukefield Energy will complete all the tendering work for you whilst providing market leading value across a range of different contract options and lengths to suit your institution’s needs: fully fixed, energy only, flexible and basket. Renewable energy supplies can also be sourced at no additional premium, a particular benefit for any institutions with sustainability objectives.
All quotations are provided for free and there is no pressure to proceed to purchase. Dukefield Energy welcomes the opportunity to beat any energy contract renewal offer for your school, academy, MAT, college or university.
Additional consultancy services
Dukefield Energy can also provide individual quotes for additional services such as:
· Streamlined energy and carbon reporting
· Display energy certificates
· Support with funding bids for future grants (Salix and Low Carbon)
· Energy management analysis
· Surveys and reports
· Behavioural change programmes for sustainability / energy efficiency
The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this framework to Schools and Academies.
King Edward VI Academy Trust made a saving of £480,000 with CPC's Utilities framework
The chosen 100% Renewable Electricity contract and gas contract resulted in combined saving for the Trust of over £160,000 per annum.
|Lot 1: Provision of Electricity Supply and Additional Services
|Lot 1 covers Fixed, Passthrough and Flexible, Metered and UMS - Unmetered, Half Hourly and Non-Half Hourly.
|Lot 2: Provision of Natural Gas Supply and Additional Services
|Lot 2 covers Non-Daily Metered and Daily Metered & Fixed, Passthrough and Flexible
|Lot 3: Supply of Metered and Unmetered Water, Metered and Unmetered Wastewater, Trade Effluent Services and Ancillary Services3
|Lot 3 covers Metered and Unmetered Water, Metered and Unmetered Wastewater, Trade Effluent Services and Ancillary Services3
|Lot 4: Energy Efficiency Solutions (LED Lighting)
|Lot 4 covers Energy Efficiency Solutions such as LED Lighting
|Lot 5: Onsite Generation– Solar Photovoltaics
|Lot 5 covers Onsite generation including Solar Photovoltaics
|Lot 6: Onsite Generation – Heat Pumps
|Lot 6 covers Onsite Generation including Heat Pumps
|Lot 7: Supply of Metering Services and Building Energy Management Software
|Lot 7 covers Metering Services and Building Energy Management Software
CPC member institutions can contact the Dukefield Energy Help Desk on 0345 4022 461 or email [email protected] to use this framework. Dukefield Energy will offer free no obligation advice and information on buying energy and make recommendations on your contract, duration and market timing.
A letter of authority (LOA) and copies of your energy supply point invoices and/or a supply information template will be required to provide you with a quotation for your gas or electricity contracts. (Example templates are in the Associated Documentation section).
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Don't have a user account? If your institution is already a member, you can create your own user account.
You can buy through our frameworks if your institution is a CPC member. It’s free to join if you are from a school, academy, multi-academy trust, college, university or you offer educational services.
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The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|Framework User Guide
|This is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids.
|LOA Letter of Authority
|This letter confirms that Dukefield Energy have been engaged to advise and act on a members behalf in sourcing energy quotations. This is a data protection requirement of Energy Suppliers. Members should ensure they complete the highlighted sections, including to print on your institutions letterheaded paper. Energy Suppliers will not accept this otherwise. Please note that contracts or binding documentation between the member and energy supplier will continue to require the approval and signature of an authorised representative of the member institution.
|Supply Information Template
|Can be used when compiling the Energy Supply information needed to facilitate an energy supply quotation
|Mini Competition Checklist
|It is recommended that members utilise this checklist when undertaking a mini-competition process to maximise the likelihood of obtaining a satisfactory quantity and quality of bid responses from suppliers
|Dukefield Energy Web Portal Guide
|This Help Guide is for the Dukefield Energy Customer Portal which is powered by Systemslink, a platform which has been designed to track and monitor energy usage. This guide should help you navigate through the system to maximise the functionality available to support you with your energy reporting.
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