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Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) RFP

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Tender Closed
RFx ID : 25993665
Tender Name : Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) RFP
Reference # : MOE17450
Open Date : Friday, 1 July 2022 1:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Friday, 29 July 2022 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Corporate and Governance
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 25175000 - Electric vehicle charging systems
  • 39121700 - Electrical hardware and supplies
  • 43232200 - Content management software
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Peter Clark
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

Following the evaluation of an open competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) being issued to the market on 18 October 2021, the Ministry of Education (the Ministry) awarded contract RFx ID: 24971412 in December 2021. In February 2022 the Ministry discovered that an error had been made during the price analysis of the submissions which would have affected the final ranking of the respondents. In addition to the error, it was found that a like for like price comparison was hard to complete meaning that a whole-of-life cost used as the

What we need
The Ministry of Education (the Ministry) wishes to purchase approximately 483 AC Mode 3 Electric Vehicle (EV) Smart Chargers (a combination of 7.4kW single phase and 22kW three phase) over the next few years as the Ministry’s fleet of internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles are progressively replaced with battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). The chargers are required across approximately 33 sites nationwide which are currently being confirmed. The Ministry also requires a software management platform with capabilities for data management, monitoring and reporting of the EV charging points. To allow staff to use the EV charging points, key fobs linked to the software management platform will also be required for each vehicle in the Ministry’s EV fleet. The Ministry also requires the Supplier to install the charging infrastructure at the relevant sites.

What’s important to us
The Ministry is looking for a credible supplier who has the capability, demonstrated experience and national outreach to deliver the required products and installation in a timely manner.

Why should you bid?
This is an opportunity to provide Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) to one of the largest government vehicle fleets in the country.

A bit about us
He mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huanga | We shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.
The Ministry is the government’s lead advisor on the education system, shaping direction for education agencies and providers and contributing to the government’s goals for education. The education system touches every person, whānau and community in New Zealand and is a major contributor to improving our society and economy. The Ministry plays a critical role in shaping the system to deliver equitable and excellent outcomes for all children, young people and students.

RFx Outcome

This tender has been awarded. Total spend value $ 1,162,708.

  • Evnex Limited - 121, Wrights Road, Addington, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8024, NEW ZEALAND

Award Date: Monday, 19 September 2022 (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Date RFx was completed/updated: Monday, 19 September 2022 3:01 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)