Notice to suppliers—Information session on the Public-Private Partnership contracting opportunities for the Energy Services Acquisition Program

September 14, 2017, Gatineau — Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) will host an information session on an upcoming business opportunity to modernize and operate the district energy system that provides heating and cooling services to over 80 buildings in the National Capital Region, including the Parliament Buildings.

This modernization is being managed through the Energy Services Acquisition Program (ESAP) and it will be delivered through a Public-Private Partnership. The Request for Qualifications was published on August 31, 2017, inviting interested parties to present their qualifications to carry out the extensive modernization. The information session will cover the scope of project, the procurement process, the structure of the partnership, commercial and legal considerations and the main permits and security requirements.

Date and time

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

Presentations and questions from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon


In person participation: Algonquin Room, Diefenbaker Building, 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Remote participation: Webcast

How to participate

To attend this meeting in person, please send an email to Manu Malik at For more details, please refer to section 2.6. Information Session of the Request for Qualifications published on

To attend this meeting by webcast, register using this registration form.

For more information

For more information about the information session or registration, please contact Manu Malik, Canada Contact Person, at

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