Ramboll was appointed as Technical Advisor, to facilitate and advise on the procurement of a residual waste management PFI project.
Ramboll’s role included technical assistance from the PQQ (pre-qualification) stage through ISOS (Invitation to Submit Outline Solutions), ISDS (Invitation to Submit Detailed Solutions) and up to Preferred Bidder. The work involved the development of procurement documentation and bid evaluation methodology, investigation of heat off-take options and system requirements, and community communications. In addition to this, there was the bid evaluation, recommendation of preferred bidder, input to Final Business Case, and contract negotiations in a competitive dialogue. The award of contract and financial close was in July 2011.
Subsequently, Ramboll was selected by Hertfordshire County Council as technical advisors for the three-year planning and construction phases of its WtE project.