TENDERS: Lighthouse Board needs £200,000 worth of batteries for solar-powered lighthouses

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Tender; Lighthouse Board needs £200k worth of batteries for solar-powered lighthouses

Northern Lighthouse Board, Edinburgh

Contract value:  At least £200,000

Closing date: 23 September 2014

To supply Industrial Secondary Batteries for installation at a number of offshore buoys and lighthouses for use with Solar Systems and as standby at mains powered sites. A minimum of 15 years life expectancy is required.

Each battery is to be supplied complete with terminal shrouding, flame arresting vents, instructions, tools, supplied filled and charged, solid inter-cell connectors. Batteries must not comprise of not more than 10 parallel cells.

Note to bidders

Most inland lighthouses are powered by mains electricity. Remote and/or island or peninsular lights are powered by solar panels (notwithstanding that the sun does not shine over night). Stand-by batteries are needed for when required.



SUP003-400 Call-off Support: Carbon Management

Closing date: 20 August 2014 at 1330hrs

The contract will provide a rapid and flexible support service on a range of carbon management activities across the public sector with the aim of ensuring that these organisations have an up-to-date carbon management plan which will aid them to make significant reductions in their carbon emissions.

The work delivered through the call-off arrangement will vary in nature but may include:

  • Data analysis including support and advice with collating baseline information;
  • Data analysis of potential changes to emission baseline forecasts e.g. BAU;
  • Review of individual carbon management plans and development of schedule to revise over a prescribed timescale;
  • Support and advice with project lists / registers; and
  • Running both internal and external workshops.


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