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Inauguration of “SKIPPER HOUSE” in Lagos, Nigeria

Skipper House is the Exclusive Exhibition/ Display centre cum Office for Skipper and its Associates. Skipper Nigeria uses state-of-the-art assembly plant and warehousing of IPGen (Asset Management arm of SkipperSeil DMCC) in Ikorodu Industrial Area, Lagos, thus assuring ready/early delivery for equipment (Transformers & Skipper panels) manufactured by Skipper.
Skipper commissioned its Regional Headquarters “Skipper House” at E1, Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Soft opening of “Skipper house” was done on 25th September, 2018 by The Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, HE Barnabas Bala Bantex.

The inauguration was graced by guests of honour i.e. The President of the Lagos State Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Babatunde Paul Ruwase, Group-ED, Dangote Group, Mr. DVG Edwin, and Group MD- Dangote Cement, Mr. Joseph O. Makoju. Now after the commissioning of “Skipper House” SkipperSeil group has upgraded Nigeria to African headquarters of the group. Skipper House is also a permanent exhibition cum training center for Solar and Smart Home/City Models to train the youth and Power Sector professionals.

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Skipper Participation in Power Nigeria 2018

After the inauguration of Skipper headquarters, the delegation visited the Power Nigeria exhibition for opening ceremony where Skipper participated as main sponsor of the event.
Skipper displayed its medium voltage products like Distribution transformer, Metering Panel, Outdoor CT/VT and PSS.

The key customers of Skipper in Africa include Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Lafarge, GRIDCO (Ghana), NIGELEC (Niger), NIPP (Nigeria), ECG (Ghana), CEB (Togo), Dangote Cement, Dangote Oil Refinery and almost all DISCOMs in Nigeria. In addition, many Copper & Gold Mines, Limestone & Uranium Mines, Process & Steel Industries etc. are on Skipper Transformers & Substation.

Successful completion of Team 9 Project, Burkina Faso

​​Skipper EPC team has successfully handed over the Team 9 project- (value USD 12.8M) in May 2018 for construction of MV & LV network at 43 communities in Burkina Faso. The Project was funded by Exim bank and the complete scope of work included achievement of rural electrification works, detailed studies, studies of execution, provision of equipment and facilities, construction lines, trial and commissioning of electrical networks in Burkina Faso under Lot-1 & 4.
Residents of these communities have had to endure without electricity. The objective of this project was to provied electricity to villagers and now it is expected that this project will help address the power challenges.
#RuralElectrification #BurkinaFaso #Skipper #EPCProjects

Skipper sponsors the conference on Solar and Other Renewable Energy sources

Skipper Nigeria sponsored the conference on Solar and renewable energy in Abuja, Nigeria on 21st June, 2018. The event was organized by Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)’s Nigeria Chapter on 21st June, 2018 in Abuja to follow up on the outcomes of Founding conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) held in New Delhi on 11th March, 2018. Governor of Cross River state HE Ben Ayade & High Commissioner of India to Nigeria HE BN Reddy addressed the audience and applauded skipper’s contribution in Nigeria on renewable energy projects. Skipper is presently executing various SOLAR projects in Northern States of Nigeria in rooftop with storage power, home solutions, mini grids with storage power and on grid MW Projects valuing over 35M USD.
#SolarEnergy #RenewableEnergy #ISA #ASSOCHAM

Inauguration of 220kV GIS Substation at Sector-69, Gurugram

SkipperSeil Limited has won a greenfield EPC project of 220/33kV, 2x100MVA GIS substation by HVPNL in Sector 69, Gurugram, Haryana. The project entails complete EPC—from survey, design and engineering to supply, construction and project management of 7 bays of 220kV and 26 bays of 33kV with 2X100MVA, 220/33kV Power Transformers. The project is scheduled to be completed in September 2019.
The inauguration of project was attended by Ms. Poonam Sachdeva, Director, SkipperSeil Ltd., Mr. Anil Yadav, Superintendent Engineer(TS), Mr. R.P. Sharma, Executive Engineer (TS), Mr. K.K.Sharma, Executive Engineer (Civil), Mr. Ranveer Chuahan, Executive Engineer(TS), Manesar, Mr. Mohit Agarwal, SDO (Construction), Mr. Nasir Khan, Junior Engineer (Design), Mr. Mukesh Gupta, SDO (Civil), Mr. Ankit Kaushik, Project Manager, SkipperSeil Ltd. and EPC Design team of Skipper.


The EPC team of Skipper has an extensive experience in managaing large contracts and ensure accuracy and timeliness of Projects. The team successfully commissionned its 1st 220kV GIS Substation of JICA HVPNL Project in May, 2017. Among the key new projects under executions are 1×26 MW, 11/33kV Gas Fire Power Plant with Associated 7KM Gas Pipeline and Distribution Network Interface in Calabar, 2X60MVA, 132/33kV Sub-station, 50kVA Solar Powered Mini Grids in 23 LGAs & Solar Powered Stand-alone Street Lights in Kaduna and 6MW Hydro Power Plant in Challawa, Kano.

Skipper CXO Retreat H-1(2018-19)

A 3 days (12-14th May) Half Yearly Event at Hilton Jumairah Beach Resort at JBR Walk Dubai. Highly motivated Skipperites presented their innovative techniques along with focus on Consolidation-Automation- Controls. Event was concluded with declaration (based upon excelling in their KRA assessment) of Best Managers of the year (Ms. Bharti Chandhok, Mr. Vijay Aggarwal & Mr. Suresh Matta).
Four Managers were also declared selected into MDP from Indian subsidiary (Management Development Programme). These MDP participants (Ms. Bharti Chandhok, Mr. Vijay Aggarwal, Mr. Suresh Matta & Mr. Rajan Keshri ) will go in for extensive trainings at best of the institutes with the aim for excelling ones to finally take lead positions in SkipperSeil down the line in upcoming years.

Skipper awarded order for Rural Electrification work in Togo

SkipperSeil India has received order for up-gradation of Electricity Distribution Capacity Project in Togo. The EPC project has undertaken under the GOI LOC Electrification works to develop the distribution network for rural electrification of localities & sub localities in Kara and Savana regions of Togo and involves construction of Medium Voltage (MV) and Low Voltage (BT/LV) network.

The contract was signed in the presence of Mr. Ahmed BOUKARI, Director Projects, CEET and Mr. Boda S.WAGUENA, Project coordinator, CEET on 05th may 2018. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Kalyan Sunder, Sr. Vice President and Mr. Pankaj Bahar, Manager-Business Development from Skipper Ghana Ltd. and Mr. Vijay Agarwal, Manager tendering from SkipperSeil Ltd., India. ​The project is slated to play a key role in effectively distributing electricity to subscribers and increasing electrification rate of project localities.
#Togo #RuralElectrification

MD – CEB (Power utility of Togo & Benin) visits 161/20kV Substation Project at Lome Port

Skipper’s EPC team commissioned 3 nos- 161/63kV Substation at Lome port ,Mome-Hagou and Cimao in Togo​ in July 2017. The managing Director of the Communauté Electrique du Bénin (CEB), Togo, Mr. Karimou Chabi Sika, on 27th January 2018, visited the Lome Port site to review the Project before commercial closure.
During the visit, the CEB MD congratulated the Skipper Team for high quality of work & timely completion of Project which ensures adequate and stable power supply for local citizens & Industries alike.
CEB is exclusively responsible for providing transmission services, importation of power for sister electricity utilities and generation of electricity for both countries. This project is expected to reduce losses in the electricity distribution business, provide improved electricity service in rehabilitated network areas and improve the performance of the utility.