Category Archives: Exhibitions & Industry Events

Skipper participation in India Africa Conclave

SkipperSeil Ltd. participated in the 14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India Africa Project Partnership as Gold Sponsor during March 17-19, 2019 at the Taj Palace, New Delhi.
CII organized conclave brought together participants from Africa and India and this event was supported by Government of India. Inaugurated on March 17, 2019, the 14th edition of the conclave aimed to strengthen bilateral relations between India and Africa.

Being a lead participant at the Round Table on “Securing Long-Term Energy Security, Creating a Green Tomorrow”, Ms Poonam Sachdeva, Jt. Group President, SkipperSeil emphasized the importance of CII conclave for providing a platform for understanding the aspirations of people of India and Africa. She also suggested the Indian investors to understand the actual need of African countries and propose the long term Energy Solutions. Skipper since entering the African region way back in 2000, has done many projects of Solar, Rural Electrification and Power improvement as per the need of land. For creating a green tomorrow, African countries can rely on vast experience and expertise of India.

Mr. Surinder Kumar Negi, President & CEO, SkipperSeil Ltd. was member of Panel on “Country Session on Republic of Ghana”. He highlighted on Power Infrastructure development, which is lifeline of human living. Looking at the strategic location in Ghana in world map, Renewable Energy potential is huge and it could be very well planned with 49% Hydro generation already existing in Ghana. He also explained the active role of SkipperSeil in Ghana through 161kV Berekum substation and line in GRIDCo and 33kV Substations at Kisseman and Konongo in ECG.

Skipper also had an exhibition stall showcasing the product range and EPC projects executed/undertaken in recent years.

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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.

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.
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SkipperSeil Limited participation in Elecrama 2018

SkipperSeil Limited participated in Elecrama 2018 at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida from March 10-14, 2018. ​Skipper showcased its wide array of electrical products and solutions in large stall space. Speaking about Skipper’s participation in the event, President Corporate EPC, Mr. S. K. Negi, said, Elecrama provides an outstanding platform for equipment manufacturers to showcase their latest product offerings to relevant audience.Skipper was honored to have many dignitaries visit at its stand. From Nigeria Hon. Mustapha B. Shehuri, Minister of State for Power & many directors from ministry of power, from Ghana Hon. William Owuraku Aidoo-Deputy Minister & many directors from ministry of Energy, from Nepal Mr. Kul Man Ghising, MD-Nepal Electricity Authority & his team were few to count. Moreover Leading power sector entrepreneurs ie Mr. Anil Gupta (CMD-KEI), Mr. Rishi Khanna (MD-CS Electric), Mr. T.P Kabra (MD-RR Kabel), Mr. A.K. Gupta (Group President- Gupta Power Infrastructure). All the Visitors got a chance to view Skipper’s world-class products at Display including Solar Transformer, Package Substation, Current Transformer, Metering Panel and Miniature model of 500 MVA, 400/220/33 kV, 3 Phase Auto transformer under supply to GETCO. Skipper also hosted a Gala Dinner on 11th March in Hotel Crowne Plaza, Greater Noida. The dinner was attended by Skipper’s Directors arrived across boarders, and many prestigious customers from Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Kenya, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Europe & Americas. It was a fantastic event enjoyed by all and a great networking opportunity for all participants.
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Skipper Sponsors WAPP AGM, Ghana

Skipper Ghana participated in 12 General Assembly meeting of West Africa Power Pool (WAPP) from 30th Oct-3rd Nov., 2017. 14 countries DG, Procurement heads, director’s engineering and other key decision makers attended the meeting. Conference was a good opportunity to revamp the Skipper brand in the mind of all the Utilities of West African countries and to connect with many decision makers of West African Utilities of Energy sector and propose our Products and services (EPC) for solving the power outrage problem prevalent across the continent. Skipper Ghana was also awarded for its participation as a Major Sponsor for the event.

Skipper wins “Best Stall” Award at Future Energy Nigeria Exhibition 2017

Skipper participated in the Future Energy Exhibition at Eko Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria between November 07-08, 2017 as platinum sponsors. Skipper Stall was inaugurated by  HE Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Governor of Gombe state. Many other dignitaries and Govt officials also visited the stall including HE Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, Governor of Jigawa State, HE BN Reddy, the Indian High Commissioner. Hon. (Chief) Daniel Effiong Asuquo, Chairman, House Committee on Power, Senator Enyinnaya H. Abaribe, Chairman , Senate Committee on Power.

​Skipper displayed its medium voltage products like Distribution transformer, Metering Panel, Outdoor CT and PT Skipper showed its complete range of MV & EHV Products, EPC projects undertaken in Africa & Asia and Services through graphics.  It was an ideal platform, where distinctive gathering of stakeholders within the power value chain which includes governments, power generation companies, transmission and distribution companies, Investors, Equipment manufacturers and providers, technology providers, EPCs, legal and consulting firms.
Skipper’s MV Metering Panels have become a name to reckon with in industry because of its quality and excellent technical support provided by Skipper. We are continuously innovating and upgrading our products and solutions.

• Skipper’s medium voltage offerings like Metering panels, Distribution Transformers and Instrument Transformers were on show.
• The Skipper stall was appreciated for products offering and responsiveness towards its visitors.
• The stall won the best custom stall award at Gala Dinner which brought together  Nigeria’s most renowned power professionals.

Skipper at Power Nigeria 2017

Skipper participated as main sponsor in 6th Power Nigeria Exhibition at Landmark centre, Lagos, between September 5-7, 2017. It is an ideal platform for the entire Power market value chain, from key decision makers to solutions, equipment and services providers. Skipper was honored to have many dignitaries visit its stand, including Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed, Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Power, His Excellency BN Reddy, the Indian High Commissioner. ​All the Visitors got a chance to view Skipper’s world-class product range including Metering Panel, Distribution Transformer and Package Substation. Skipper showcased its complete product range as well as its latest ongoing and completed power sector projects in TCN, MOP, Federal Government & various Nigerian states through graphics. 


Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, hosted a special dinner on 5th September in Spice Route, Lagos. The Dinner was attended by Chairman (Senate Committee on Power), Chairman (House Committee on Power), Chairman (Eko Bank), Chairman (Fidelity Bank), Chairman (Eko Distribution Company), MD (Siemens Nigeria Ltd) many other dignitaries, exhibitors of Power Nigeria and Skipper team. It was a perfect opportunity for guests to network and forge new business relationships. In his welcome address, the Group President spoke about Nigeria and its high demand for power and Infrastructure development. He highlighted the increasing importance of bringing manufacturing excellence to Nigeria.

Skipper strengthens the voice of Brand India in Nigeria

Over the last 16 years, Skipper has emerged as a powerhouse in the energy and infrastructure sectors in Nigeria and West Africa at large. As one of the earliest investors in Nigeria’s Power Sector, Skipper has shown continued resilience and commitment to helping Nigeria close the critical infrastructure gap and achieve its developmental goals faster.

As a participant at the recently held India Show, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Lagos, Nigeria on 25-27 August 2015, Skipper showcased its latest product range as well as its latest projects in various Nigerian states. Skipper was honored to have many dignitaries visit its stand and discuss infrastructure projects in Power, Education, Healthcare and Agriculture, including the Governor of Ebonyi State, His Excellency, Engr Dave Umahi, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Her Excellency, Dr (Mrs) Idiat Oluranti Adebul, and, Deputy Governor of Benue State, His Excellency, Engr. Benson Abounu.

Group President, Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, with Deputy Governor of Benue State, His Excellency , Engr. Benson Abounu
Group President, Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, with Deputy Governor of Benue State, His Excellency , Engr. Benson Abounu
Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, speaking the seminar entitled “Nigeria and India: Leveraging on the Economies”, highlighted the increasing importance of the India-Nigeria trade relationship in bringing manufacturing excellence to Nigeria in the wake of declining oil prices globally. He also listed lack of maintenance and servicing as the bane of Nigeria’s power sector with a great number of power facilities lying idle. He noted that Skipper recognized this issue in Nigeria as an early-mover several years ago, when it established West Africa’s largest transformer repair and service facility in Ikorodu in Lagos, Nigeria. The state-of-the-art factory today services power equipment for Nigerian utilities as well as others from all over the African continent. He mentioned that the best solution for curbing immediate power crises in Nigeria involves bringing back such power equipment into smooth operations and Skipper is in a great position to help the country achieve the same.

Skipper Participates as Lead Exhibitor at Power Nigeria 2014

Skipper participated in Africa’s leading Exhibition for the Power Industry, Power Nigeria 2014, held at the Eko Hotel, Lagos from October 28-30 October, 2014.

Skipper is a household name in Nigeria and as the lead exhibitor of the show, the Company showcased its capabilities in Energy Management solutions, Package Substation and energy efficient transformers. The products displayed were state-of-the-art and upgraded through our continuous research and development exercises, with the objective of making them more dependable, energy efficient and environment friendly.

Hon. Minister of Power of Nigeria, Prof. Chinedu Osita Nebo visits Skipper's Stall at Power Nigeria, seen here with Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, Skipper's Group President
Hon. Minister of Power of Nigeria, Prof. Chinedu Osita Nebo visits Skipper’s Stall at Power Nigeria, seen here with Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, Skipper’s Group President

Skipper’s extensive stall was visited by a large number of visitors and they were enthused to see Skipper’s new products display. In a parallel session, Mr. Ketan Sehgal – VP Marketing, GTA Engineering Ltd., Nigeria, presented a technical seminar on “Efficiency Improvement Options for the Nigerian Distribution System” on October 28.

Power Nigeria provided a healthy and professional platform for Skipper to interact with its end users and decision makers and to offer them differentiated solutions to improve their operational efficiencies.