EirGrid have caused to be published on the e-tenders page (not something your average citizen reads on a daily basis) the following call for tenders:
‘ENQEIR406 – Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMF) Consultancy Services
EirGrid receives a wide range of queries from the general public regarding electric and magnetic fields, commonly referred to as EMF, which are associated with, but not unique to, transmission lines and underground cables. EirGrid requires the services of a specialist consultant to help with the management of these queries and provide specialist support on this topic.
The procurement of this contract is being carried out using the negotiated procedure. All of the information required to submit a valid tender response is provided in the RFP. The closing date for receipt of completed tenders is 26/03/2014.”
The tendering for, and subsequent awarding of, goods and services paid for with taxpayer’s money is an…
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