Published date: 11 May 2021

Last edited date: 16 June 2022

This notice was replaced on 21 September 2022

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Awarded contract (published 8 March 2023)

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Contract summary


  • Electricity - 09310000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

11 May 2021

Approach to market date

30 September 2022

Contract start date

1 April 2023

Contract end date

31 March 2027

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (above threshold)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Crown Commercial Service, as the Authority, intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of the supply of electricity and gas for use by Central Government and UK public sector bodies.

Suppliers will be expected to provide a number of additional services including but not limited to flexible billing services, administration, query management and transparent pricing for the customer. Suppliers will also be expected to support Crown Commercial Services trading functionality by providing access to trading services, advisors, bespoke reporting and price to market options.

It is expected that there will be separate lots for electricity and gas supply provisions though the lotting structure of this framework will be determined as a result of the market engagement.

More information

Spend profile

This table displays the spend profile of the notice
Financial year Budget
2022/2023 £2,500,000,000
2023/2024 £2,500,000,000
2024/2025 £2,500,000,000
2025/2026 £2,500,000,000

About the buyer

Contact name

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service


9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street


+44 3450103503