GP Skipper called on The President of Nigeria HE Muhammadu Buhari at Hotel Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai on 8th of April 2019 to brief Mr. President on Skipper’s investment portfolio growing rapidly in Nigeria & by close of Y-2020, it will cross 300M USD.
Mr. President applauded Skipper investments initiative and assured full protection in its endeavours. Others present in the meeting were:
– Nigerian Ambassdor in UAE- HE Amb Mohammed Dansanta Rimi
– Ambassador of the UAE to the Federal Republic of Nigeria HE Fahad Obaid Mohammad Al Tifaq
– Governor of Jigawa State HE Mohammed Badaru Abubakar
– Nigeria’s Minister of foreign affairs Hon. Geoffrey Onyeama
SkipperSeil Ltd. participated in GRIDTECH 2019 which took place from 3rd-5th April 2019 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The 6th International Exhibition and conference GRIDTECH 2019 was organized by Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (POWERGRID) in association with CBIP and IEEMA supported by Ministry of Power.
The exhibition provided excellent business networking opportunity for National and International manufacturers, utilities, consultants, contractors, investors, visiotrs and delegates.
Skipper presence featured a stall displaying company’s prowess in world class substation equipment manufacturing including Power Transformers upto 500MVA/765kV, Special Transformers, Package Substations (PSS), Instrument Transformers and Scada & Automation Panels. Skipper also showcased recently completed EPC projects of EHV transmission lines and substations.
Skipper received excellent response and inquiries from numerous visitors. Visitors were deeply impressed with Skipper’s full range of best-in-class power products and services at competitive prices.
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.
SkipperSeil Ltd. participated in the third edition of the Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 2019, an initiative by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and All India Council for Technical Education.
The Grand Finale of the event was conducted on 2nd & 3rd March, 2019 at 48 nodal centers all across India simultaneously and involved over 2 Lakh plus technical students from 2000 educational institutions. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the participants through video conferencing. Several problems of various government and industrial organizations were solved by Students by developing new softwares.
Skipper had also given two problem statements on Power Transformer Health Index and Renewable Energy Prediction, which were solved by Students at Grand Finale round at Graphic Era University, Dehradun. Two evaluators from Skipper were present during the event to directly interact with students and assessed the work of teams.
At the end of Grand finale, Skipper awarded the winning teams with cash prizes and certificates.
Mr. Surinder Kumar Negi, President & CEO, SkipperSeil Ltd. said that this type of Government initiatives always encourage the innovation and creativity of students with their mentoring and training from industry specialists to help them become entrepreneurs. #SIH #Innovation #Talent#Award #SmartIndiaHackathon2019 #SmartIndiaHackathon
Skipper EPC team has successfully commissioned the construction of 161kV/34.5kV Substation and its associated 161kV Transmission Line Sunyani-Berekum (41 Kms) and 34.5kV Distribution Line to Berekum old S/S (4 Kms). The newly constructed project will improve the quality of supply to Berekum, Dormaa, Ahenkro, Sampa and all localities that were earlier served from the Berekum 34.5kV substation. This region was getting the poor power supply due to the severe voltage drops.
Together with stakeholders, Skipper designed & supplied all major equipment including 25/33MVA 161kV Power Transformer, AC/DC station auxiliary and Metering equipment, through its manufacturing unit in Bhiwadi, India & installed the balance of plant and constructed the above project.
The Project was inspected by Hon. William Owuraku Aidoo, Dy. Minister of Energy, Ghana on 22nd February, 2019 and on 26th Feb, 2019, Skipper in the presence of GRIDCo team test charged 161kV 41km transmission line along with161 kV Sub-stations at Brekum.
Skipper Ghana has injected over 400MW into PDS/ECG system as well through construction of 33/11kV substations, supply of many 20/26MVA Power Transformers & over 1000 Distribution Transformers etc. All these Substations along with various Equipment and Skipper Transformers are performing satisfactorily for almost a decade. We congratulate the project teams in SkipperSeil & Skipper Ghana for this success. #SkipperEPC#Berekum #GRIDCo
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 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
Mr. Rajan Keshri, AGM-IT and Mr. Ashok Sikka, AGM-Commercial receiving 49th EEPC National Award on 31st May, 2018 in Hyatt Regency, Delhi from Guest of Honour, Mr. C. R. Chaudhary, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Commerce and lndustry, Government of India
#Award #EEPCNationalAward #QualityExcellence
Skipper has been commended again by key stakeholders in West African Governments for the quality of electrical products as well as its strong EPC capabilities.
A team from Federal Minister of Power, Nigeria and Transmission company of Nigeria led by Mrs. Sapke Briskilla Ibrahim, Director (Distribution) visited Skipper factory in Bhiwadi, India on 5th & 6th July, 2017 for Factory Acceptance Test. It was a successful FAT on Skipper made Products.
Engr. Dahiru Isyaku, TCN during his visit said, ” Skipper is growing strength to strength. The new factory is very clean and provides conducive environment for dedicated personnel to operate.
With EHV Transformer manufacturing, Skipper is ready to compete other transformer manufacturers globally. The human resource is highly competent.” Skipper Nigeria has already completed its previous order of 2X60MVA, 132/33kV for the connection of Gurara Hydro Power Project to Kaduna State Industrial area and now is providing the balance material against the variation order. In domestic front, one of the most progressive utility Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Ltd. has awarded Skipperseil with vender development order for 500MVA, 400/220/33kV Transformer on the basis of State of art manufacturing facility at Bhiwadi factory. With this, Skipper has entered into the frontier of Extra High Voltage Power Transformers manufacturing.