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(2) The cost or price analysis accomplished, including a
cost element analysis by the offeror as to the allo
cability, allowability, and reasonableness of the
(3) Names and addresses of the subcontractors tentatively
selected and basis of selection, i.e., low bidder,
delivery schedule, technical competence, etc.
(4) Type of contract contemplated.
(5) Affiliations with the proposer (prime contractor), if
(2) Details of what cost elements are included in the
rate, and what costs will be charged in addition to
(3) Five (5) invoices submitted to private industry that
support the proposed rate, and confirmation of payment;
Employment history for the previous three (3) years,
including salary and rate history, covering only
those times when the consultant worked 20 days or
(4) A proposed consulting agreement between the offeror
and the consultant.
(5) A signed statement from the consultant that the pro
posed rate is a "Most Favored Customer Rate," or the
reason it was not offered.
(6) A rate comparison from the offeror which indicates that
the rate proposed is comparable to the rates of other
consultants doing similar types of work.
may be asked to provide the names of the other
consultants used in the comparison,
(c) SECTION 3:
SUMMARY OF EXCEPTIONS, DEVIATIONS AND ASSUMPTIONS
The proposer shall identify and explain any exceptions,
deviations, or conditional assumptions taken with respect
to the requirements of this Cost Proposal. Any exceptions,
etc., taken must contain sufficient explanation and justi
fication to permit evaluation. All benefits to the
Government shall be explained for each exception taken.
Such exceptions will not, of themselves, automatically
cause a proposal to be termed unacceptable, however, a
large number of exceptions, or one or more significant
exceptions not providing benefit to the Government may
result in rejection of the proposal as unacceptable.
SECTION V - QUALIFICATION AND EVALUATION CRITERIA, AND PROGRAM POLICY FACTORS
The prime consideration in the evaluation of proposals for financial
(a) Preliminary Evaluation.
(b) Comprehensive Evaluation.
(c) consideration of Program Policy Factors.
The source selection official will select proposal(s) for award taking into account the evaluation criteria and relevant program policy factors in order to determine the mix of projects which will best further the objectives and goals of this PON.
In order to be considered in the Comprehensive Evaluation phase, a
proposal must successfully pass Preliminary Evaluation. Failure to
result in rejection of the proposal and, therefore, will preclude
proceeding to Comprehensive Evaluation. In the event that a proposal
is rejected, a notice will be sent to the proposer stating the reason(s) that the proposal will not be considered for financial assistance under this solicitation. The requirements to pass preliminary evaluation are as follows:
The proposal must meet the following Qualification Criteria:
The offeror must show that the proposed project or facility will be located in the United States of America.
The offeror must show that the proposed project or facility will be designed for and operated with coal(s) from United States mines.
iii. The proposer must certify that the request for Government
cost-sharing does not exceed 50 percent of the total estimated cost, and that the proposer will cost-share to
the extent of at least 50 percent in each of the three
phases, Design and Permitting, Construction and Startup