Hydrogen for the National Weather Service, Boise, ID

Agency: Department of Commerce
State: Idaho
Level of Government: Federal
  • 68 - Chemicals and Chemical Products
Opps ID: NBD00159215069761524
Posted Date: Feb 4, 2019
Due Date: Feb 13, 2019
Solicitation No: NWWT9681-19-00024
Source: Members Only
Opportunity History
  • Original Synopsis
    Feb 04, 2019
    12:29 pm
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Feb 04, 2019 12:29 pm
Hydrogen supply and delivery to the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office located in Boise, ID.

(I) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial services prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice and in accordance with the simplified acquisition procedures authorized in FAR Part 13. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation.

(II) This solicitation is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). Submit written quotes on RFQ Number NWWT9681-19-00024.

(III) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-101.

(IV) This solicitation is being issued as a total small business set-aside. The associated NAICS code is 325120. This requirement is excepted from the non-manufacturer rule. The small business size standard is 1000 employees.

(V) This combined solicitation/synopsis is for the supply and delivery of hydrogen, with cylinder rental, to National Weather Service (NWS) at 3833 S. Development Ave., Bldg 3807, Boise, ID 83705, in accordance with the statement of need.

Line Item 0001 - Base Period of performance: February 15, 2019 through January 31, 2020, or until 53,430 cubic feet has been used, whichever occurs first.
Line Item 1001 - Option 1 Period of performance: February 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021, or until 55,250 cubic feet has been used, whichever occurs first
Line Item 2001 - Option 1 Period of performance: February 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022, or until 55,250 cubic feet has been used, whichever occurs first

(VI) Description of requirements is as follows:
See attached Statement of Need within the SF-1449 form for complete details.

(VII) Dates and place of delivery and acceptance: 3833 S. Development Ave., Bldg 3807, Boise, ID 83705. Period of performance shall begin February 15, 2019 through no later than January 31, 2020, with the option to extend as specified in paragraph V, above.

Inclusion of FAR clause 52.217-8, Option to Extend Services, in the solicitation and resultant contract is for use by the Government as outlined at FAR 37.111, Extension of Services. The option will be exercised as needed at any time during the life of the contract using the rates applicable at the time of exercise.

(VIII) FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial Items (OCT 2018), applies to this acquisition. This is a Best Value acquisition.

NOTICE TO OFFERORS: Instructions for submitting quotations under this request for quote must be followed. Failure to provide all information to aid in the evaluation may be considered non-responsive. Offers that are non-responsive may be excluded from further evaluation and rejected without further notification to the offeror.

1. Quotes shall be fully executed and returned on the Standard Form (SF) 1449 or your own company quote form.
a) If the quote is not submitted on the SF 1449, include a statement specifying the extent of agreement with all terms, conditions, and provisions included in the solicitation. Quotes that fail to furnish required representations or information, or reject the terms and conditions of the solicitation may be excluded from consideration.
2. Submit quotes to the office specified in this solicitation at or before the time specified in the solicitation. E-mail quotes are acceptable and preferred, and shall be sent to Jen Brown, jen.brown@noaa.gov. Quotes may also be faxed to Jen Brown at 801-524-5246.
3. At a minimum the contractor shall provide the following information:
a) Point of contact name, telephone, and e-mail address.
b) DUNS Number
c) Capabilities statement that addresses the evaluation factors found in FAR 52.212-2, to include three relevant past performance references, including contact information. If there is no relevant past performance, affirmatively state that there is no relevant past performance history.

(IX) FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:
(i) Past performance
(ii) Management capability, including, but not limited to, providing supply on schedule, timely invoicing practices, and communication practices
(iii) Price
(iv) Compliance with solicitation requirements

These evaluation factors, other than price, when combined, are significantly more important than price.

(X) The provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items, must be completed and included with the quote.

(XI) FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (DEVIATION 2017-02), applies to this acquisition.

(XII) FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (DEVIATION 2017-02), applies to this acquisition. The additional FAR clauses applicable to the acquisition are provided in the SF 1449 documentation.

(XIII) Additional terms and conditions that apply to this acquisition are detailed in the SF 1449 attachment.

(XIV) Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) and assigned rating do not apply.

(XV) Quotes are required to be received in the contracting office no later than 5:00 P.M. Mountain Time on Monday, February 13, 2019. All quotes must be faxed or emailed to the attention of Jen Brown. The fax number is (801) 524-5246 and email address is jen.brown@noaa.gov.

(XVI) Any questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Jen Brown, E-mail address: jen.brown@noaa.gov, Phone: 801-524-5125 x239.

Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.
Request For Quote
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Request For Quote
Posted Date:
February 4, 2019
Description: RFQ Form SF 1449, Statement of Need, Provisions, and Clauses
Contracting Office Address :
1325 East West Highway, SSMC2
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
United States
Place of Performance :
3833 S. Development Ave., Bldg 3807
Boise, Idaho 83705
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Jen Brown,
Support Services Specialist
Phone: 801-524-5125 x239
Fax: 801-524-5246
All Files
Request For Quote
Feb 04, 2019
Download/View RFQ_NWWT9681-19-00024.pdf
General Information
Notice Type:
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Posted Date:
February 4, 2019
Response Date:
Feb 13, 2019 5:00 pm Mountain
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, 15 days after response date
Archive Date:
February 28, 2019
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Total Small Business
Classification Code:
68 -- Chemicals & chemical products
325 -- Chemical Manufacturing/325120 -- Industrial Gas Manufacturing


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