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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 Encourages Innovation and Talent of Students

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 successfully commissioned Berekum, GRIDCo Substation & Transmission line Project

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

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

​Dangote Cement Plant Congo Brazzaville-Commissioned

Dangote Cement Plant has a production capacity of 1.5 million metric tonnes per annum and is expected to be the biggest such facility in the Central African country. The scope of Skipper’s order was to Design, Engineering, Procurement, Supervision of installation of Equipment, Testing, Commissioning of 110/11kV Substation and associated infrastructure at site.

Skipper is committed to providing its customers with the leading-edge technology, Products, services and know-how needed to make their operations automated.​
​Skipper is committed to providing its customers with the leading-edge technology, Products, services and know-how needed to make their operations automated.
Skipper is  Substation Equiipment manufacturing company also successfully forward-integrated into EPC for EHV Substations, Transmission lines upto 400kV &​ ​Power​ ​​Plant construction in gas, thermal and hydro generation with a strong focus on timely delivery and quality. The SkipperSeil Group of companies operates in around 50 countries especially Africa, Middle East, India and SAARC.

​West African Governments trust Skipper for Electrical Solutions

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.

Skipper celebrates 31st Annual Day

Skipper celebrated its 31st Annual day on May 27 at Le Foyer Banquets, Gurgaon. All Skipperites and their families enjoyed socializing, entertainment and relaxed.

This year the event theme was ‘Mela’, and hence was named as ‘Skipper Carnival’ to suit the theme. The entire event was planned and organized by Skipper team itself. The venue was converted to Indian carnival with lots of games like Hoopla, Break the Pyramid; Balloon shooting’, Bowling, Tambola and Mehandi along with Rides like Giant wheel, Columbus and Bouncy were there for everyone.

The Guests, Skipperites and many of Skipper alumni along with their families, indulged in several games and sporting events, before the onset of the main program, which began with funny performance by Skipperites followed by a dance performance by their children. ​

Group President- Mr. Jitender Sachdeva in his welcome address mentioned the major milestones achieved in last 31 years and expressed thanks to all the employees & stakeholders for being part of Skipper’s successful story.

Skipper successfully commissioned its First 220kv GIS Substation of JICA HVPNL

Skipper successfully commissioned its First 220kv GIS Substation of JICA HVPNL Project

SkipperSeil Limited was awarded greenfield EPC project of 220/66kV, 2x160MVA GIS substation by HVPNL in Sector 33, Gurugram, Haryana. Substation has been successfully commissioned right on 27th May 2017 Coinciding with Skipper’s annual day celebrations. It has 5 bays of 220kV and 9 bays of 66kV along with 2X160MVA, 220/66kV Power Transformers. The newly built 220kv Grid substation will increase the transmission capacity in Gurgaon city and will ensure uninterrupted power supply to the consumers.

Gas Insulated Substation (GIS) compared to the Air Insulated one’s gives the advantage of housing the entire substation equipment indoor, which eases the task of regular inspection, repair and maintenance. Another big advantage is space saving & its easy compatibility with the Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) for monitoring, control and data communication.


We heartily congratulate Mr. Praveen Gupta (President EPC- India) the project leader Mr. Ankit Kaushik and entire project team from Skipper for their dedication and hard work round the clock to ensure successful & timely commissioning.


Our Special and sincere thanks to Officials of HVPNL for their guidance and mentoring, especially Mr. Ajmer Gill (Director), Mr. S.K. Bansal (CE-MM), Mr. H.C. Gupta(CF-TS), Mr. R.N. Mishra (Ex-Engr-M&P), Mr. N.K. Sharma (SE-M&P), Mr. Anil Yadav (SE-TS), Mr. R.P. Sharma (Ex-Engr-TS) and other officials, Erection/Testing contractor and Sieyuan team for their sincere efforts to make it happen on time.