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    Finland-Helen: Software-related services

    June 7, 2023 - Tenders Electronic Daily (Office of Official Publications of the EU)


      07/06/2023 S108 - - Services - Contract award notice - Competitive dialogue

      Finland-Helen: Software-related services

      2023/S 108-340306

      Contract award notice – utilities

      Results of the procurement procedure



      Section I: Contracting authority

      I.1) Name and addresses

      Helen Electricity Network Ltd


      Kampinkuja 2




      Telephone: +358 96171


      Internet address(es):

      Main address:

      I.2) Joint procurement

      I.4) Type of the contracting authority

      Utilities entity

      I.6) Main activity


      Section II: Object

      II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title:

      Acquisition of Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS)

      II.1.2) Main CPV code


      II.1.3) Type of contract


      II.1.4) Short description:

      Helen Electricity Network Ltd ('Helen') will start acquisition for replacing its current electricity distribution management system (DMS) and Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems with a modern Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS). Ref: U.S. Department of Energy: ADMS is “a software platform capable of integrating current and emerging distribution utility data, measurement, and control applications, and utilizing real-time, spatial data of all connected devices, to manage and optimize distribution utility operations for improved reliability, resilience, efficiency, asset protection, and integration of distributed energy resources (DERs).”

      Helen Electricity Network Ltd. is a subsidiary of Helen that focuses on electricity network operations by virtue of the Electricity Market Act. It is the responsible distribution system operator (DSO) in Helsinki serving over 400,000 customers. In terms of customer numbers, Helen Electricity Network Ltd is Finland’s third-largest company focusing on electricity distribution.

      As Helsinki being the capital of Finland with governance offices and business headquarters there is a high customer demand for a reliable, high-quality supply. Today, the security of supply is outstanding as no less than 98% of electricity network runs underground, safe from the whims of weather. On average, a Helsinki resident has a power cut lasting 30 minutes only every ten years.

      Technical key figures of the DSO:

      • Over 400 000 customers (100 % smart meters)

      • 2 600 MV/LV substations (30 % with secondary substation automation)

      • 25 primary substations, 650 MV feeders

      • 215 km HV (110 kV) lines

      • 1 650 km MV (10 kV/20 kV) lines

      • 4 600 km LV (400 V) lines

      • 85 000 Low voltage (400 V) fuse switch disconnectors

      • 35 000 Low voltage customer connection points

      II.1.6) Information about lots

      This contract is divided into lots: no

      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

      Value excluding VAT: 6137693.00 EUR

      II.2) Description

      II.2.1) Title:

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

      II.2.3) Place of performance

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

      Fully implemented ADMS system including project implementation phase according to the 'ADMS System Architecture Requirement' documentation that will be provided to the selected Candidates.

      The intended Service Contract will include sub-agreement for Project implementation.

      The estimated length of the contract is all together estimated to be at least eight (8) years.

      II.2.5) Award criteria

      II.2.11) Information about options

      Options: yes

      Description of these options:

      Hardware servers

      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

      II.2.14) Additional information

      II.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

      Section IV: Procedure

      IV.1) Description

      IV.1.1) Type of procedure

      IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

      IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction

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

      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

      IV.2) Administrative information

      IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

      Notice number in the OJ S: 2022/S 075-205495

      Section V: Award of contract

      V.1) Award and contract value

      Contract no:

      Lot no: 0 - Lot title: Acquisition of Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS)

      V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract:


      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      GE Digital UK Limited


      3rd Floor 1 Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, United Kingdom


      WA14 2DT

      United Kingdom

      The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: no

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

      V.1.6) Price paid for bargain purchases

      Section VI: Complementary information

      VI.2) Additional information:

      VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body


      Radanrakentajantie 5




      Telephone: +358 295643300


      Internet address:

      VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

      VI.4.3) Review procedure

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

      VI.4) Date of dispatch of this notice:



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