ENGINEERING INFRASTRUCTURE POLYMER SECTOR

Featured Projects

At Skipper Limited, Transmission Towers are viewed not just as a Product, but as a Service. From designing and assembling each component to the delivery of a customized product, Skipper is present along the entire value chain.

Some of our showcase projects include:-

Tower Package -TW 09 for 800kV HVDC Raigarh- Pugalur Transmission Line

Name of the company for which work was executed Details of works executed on Turn key basis Approx. route length of Transmission Line Voltage kV Location of work executed Name of Funding Agency (if any) Date of work completion No of months taken for work completion
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. Saudamini "Plot No-2, Sector-29,Gurgoan-122 Haryana Tower Package -TW 09 for 800kV HVDC Raigarh- Pugalur Transmission Line, Part- IX 85.45 KM 800 Tamil Nadu - 07.06.2020 36
Remarks:-

The package was part of a 1800km line originating from Raigarh in the State of Chattisgarh and terminating at Pugalur in the State of Tamil Nadu, transmitting 6000MW power. The line was the 1st HVDC transmission project executed by Skipper under POWERGRID.

Supply, Erection, Civil, Testing and commissioning of equipment for construction of 765kV HEXA ZEBRA Conductor Transmission Line from Fatehgarh (II)- Bhadla (II) for PGCIL under TBCB package

Name of the company for which work was executed Details of works executed on Turn key basis Approx. route length of Transmission Line Voltage kV Location of work executed Name of Funding Agency (if any) Date of work completion No of months taken for work completion
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. Saudamini "Plot No-2, Sector-29,Gurgoan-122 Haryana Supply, Erection, Civil, Testing and commissioning of equipment for construction of 765kV HEXA ZEBRA Conductor Transmission Line from Fatehgarh (II)- Bhadla (II) for PGCIL under TBCB package 189.00 KM 765 Rajasthan - Schedule in April 2021 21
Remarks:-

First TBCB (Tariff Based Competitive Bidding) project for the organization. Also the first 765kV D/C (H) transmission line order received by Skipper under POWERGRID of value 525cr. Overcoming strict lockdowns and severe COVID crisis during most part of year 2020, Skipper successfully completed the job well in time, credit to the superior management and site team during the entire duration of 19 months.

400 kV D/C (QUAD) JIGMELING - ALIPURDUAR Transmission Line (ASSAM PORTION)

Name of the company for which work was executed Details of works executed on Turn key basis Approx. route length of Transmission Line Voltage kV Location of work executed Name of Funding Agency (if any) Date of work completion No of months taken for work completion
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. Saudamini "Plot No-2, Sector-29,Gurgoan-122 Haryana 400 kV D/C (QUAD) JIGMELING - ALIPURDUAR Transmission Line (ASSAM PORTION) 110.00 KM 400 Assam-West Bengal - 27.03.2021 60
Remarks:-

Due to prolonged monsoon period, working season remained minimum (5-6 months only) every year. Also underground water table being high, almost every location needed dewatering before and during the concreting work. In addition, local issues incl. extortion calls remained prominent during the entire course of the project resulting in major interruptions in daily work flow. Also Skipper, although being the other partner of the JV, took to execution of portion left by the lead partner after the later went bankrupt. The entire line was passing through forest corridor covering 43% of line length.

Construction of LlLO, one circuit of 400kV D/C Akal- Jodhpur (New) (Quad Moose) Line at Jaisalmer-2

Name of the company for which work was executed Details of works executed on Turn key basis Approx. route length of Transmission Line Voltage kV Location of work executed Name of Funding Agency (if any) Date of work completion No of months taken for work completion
Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited Vidyut Bhawan Janpath Jyoti Nagar Jaipur-302005 Construction of LlLO of one circuit of 400kV D/C Akal- Jodhpur (New) (Quad Moose) Line at Jaisalmer-2 10.00 KM 400 Rajasthan KFW Funding 29.10.2020 15
Remarks:-

The transmission line was passing through remote areas of Jaisalmer district prone to severe sand-dunes and high intensity winds all along the day. Also during construction activities, severe obstructions from local people with the issue of different compensation policy in between Private TL lines and State Government Lines and frequent incidents of theft, hampered site activities on regular basis. The line was essential to feed the newly built Jaisalmer (2) S/S and utilize the power travelling from Akal S/S to Jodhpur.

Re-Alignment work of 400kV D/C Multi Circuit Transmission Line in Yelahanka Presidency University for PGCIL

Name of the company for which work was executed Details of works executed on Turn key basis Approx. route length of Transmission Line Voltage kV Location of work executed Name of Funding Agency (if any) Date of work completion No of months taken for work completion
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. SR 2- Bangalore RHQ Re-Alignment work of 400kV D/C Multi Circuit Transmission Line in Yelahanka Presidency University for PGCIL 1.20 KM 400 Karnataka - Schedule in June 2021 24
Remarks:-

The diverted line was passing through The Presidency University boundary in Bangalore city. In order to avoid any future congestion due to continuous expansion of the University and to ensure uninterrupted power supply, POWERGRID a Govt. of India enterprise took to the diversion work outside the University boundary.

Construction of 132kV Chhatargarh-Loonkaransar D/C Transmission Line

Name of the company for which work was executed Details of works executed on Turn key basis Approx. route length of Transmission Line Voltage kV Location of work executed Name of Funding Agency (if any) Date of work completion No of months taken for work completion
Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited Vidyut Bhawan Janpath Jyoti Nagar Jaipur-302005 Construction of 13kKV Chhatargarh-Loonkaransar D/C Transmission Line on Turnkey Basis 70.85 KM 132 Rajasthan KFW funding 27.07.2020 25
Remarks:-

The area was prone to frequent sand dunes and strong winds causing loosening of soil resulting in total collapse of excavated pits. Also to include the extreme climatic conditions during the summer days causing serious trouble to working manpower.

220 kV D/C AKAL - Jaisalmer 2 Transmission Line

Name of the company for which work was executed Details of works executed on Turn key basis Approx. route length of Transmission Line Voltage kV Location of work executed Name of Funding Agency (if any) Date of work completion No of months taken for work completion
Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited Vidyut Bhawan Janpath Jyoti Nagar Jaipur-302005 220 kV D/C AKAL - JAISALMER 2 TRANSMISSION LINE 56.00 KM 220 Rajasthan KFW funding 01.03.2020 31
Remarks:-

The transmission line was passing through areas of Jaisalmer district prone to severe sand-dunes and high intensity winds all along the day. Also during construction activities, severe obstructions from local people with the issue of different compensation policy in between Private TL lines and State Government Lines and frequent incidents of theft, hampered site activities on regular basis.

220 kV & 132 kV Transmission Lines in Kaithal area

Name of the company for which work was executed Details of works executed on Turn key basis Approx. route length of Transmission Line Voltage kV Location of work executed Name of Funding Agency (if any) Date of work completion No of months taken for work completion
Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited Sakti Bhawan Panchkula 220 kV & 132 kV TRANSMISSION LINES IN KAITHAL AREA 80.20 KM 132 Haryana - 16.01.2021 32
Remarks:-

This project marked our first presence in the State of Haryana. Main challenges include land being costly and highly productive, resistance from local people became prominent resulting in frequent work stoppage and continious involvement of local administration for day to day activities to complete the lines. Maximum of the land occupied round the year for agriculture works.

220 kV D/C Palampur - Hamirpur Transmission Line

Name of the company for which work was executed Details of works executed on Turn key basis Approx. route length of Transmission Line Voltage kV Location of work executed Name of Funding Agency (if any) Date of work completion No of months taken for work completion
Himachal Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Limited Shimla 220 kV D/C PALAMPUR - HAMIRPUR TRANSMISSION LINE 57.00 KM 220 Himachal KFW funding Schedule in May 2021 37
Remarks:-

More Than 75% of the entire line passes through the hilly terrains including steep slopes and deep valleys. All the construction materials head-loaded to every site by manually and with the help of Mules. Encountering of hard rock strata in almost 80% locations during excavation, Unseasonal rain fall throughout the year and extreme cold weather situation during winters was a big challenge in the construction of line.

Name of the company for which the work was executed Project Name Voltage Rating Qty. Supplied (MT) Supply Completion Month
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL) Tower Package TW04 for Pugalur HVDC Station - Thiruvalam 400 kV (Quad) D/C line (PART-II) associated with HVDC Bipole link between Western Region (Raigarh, hhattisgarh) and Southern Region (Pugalur, Tamil Nadu- North Trichur (Kerala) & AC System Strengthening at Pugalur end 400 kV 18707.883 Jan'21
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL) TW 03 Package of 400 kV (Quad) D/C Line (Part-I) associated with HVDC Bipole link between Western region (Raigarh, Chattisgarh) and Southern region (Pugalur, Tamilnadu) - North Trichur (Kerala) & AC System Strengthening at Pugulur end. 400 kV 13389.302 Nov'20
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL) Manufacturing, Inspection, Testing, Packing and Forwarding, Supply of Galvanized MS & HT Tower for Sterlite (Package-1) 400 kV D/C Silchar-Missa Transmission Line 132 & 400 kV 16662.124 Oct'20
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL) Transmission Line Package TL01 for Transmission Lines (a) Sitamarhi (New) Motihari 400 kV D/C (Triple Snowbird), (b) Darbhanga-Sitamarhi (new) 400 Kv D/C (Triple Snowbird) (c) LILO of Kishanganj-Patna 400 kV D/C (Quad Moose) line of PGCIL at Saharsa (New), (d) LILO of Both Circuits of Nabhinagar-II Gaya 400 kV D/C (Quad Moose) line of PGCIL at Chandauti (New) associated with Transmission Project System namely "ERSS-XXI" under Tariff Base Competitive Bidding (TBCB) Route 400 kV 15867.103 Sep'20

Name of the company for which the work was was executed Type Details Heightin Mtr Highlight
Power Grid Corporation Of India Limited (PGCIL) 400kV - Monopole DC Quad Moose 38.63 Designed, Manufactured and Tested - Only company in India to do so
Power Grid Corporation Of India Limited (PGCIL) 765kV - Monopole PD/PE+0M Ext (0-60d)/DE 42.19 Designed, Manufactured and Tested - Only company in India to do so
Modern Rail Coach Factory in Rae Bareilly, UP - Pole - Flag Mast - Tallest in the country

Client Testimonials

    "Skipper is one of our most dependable tower partners and we look forward to our association growing from strength to strength."

    S.C. Jha
    SBU Head & VP, Tata Projects Ltd.

    "Over the past six years, Skipper has supplied 400 KV and 765 KV Transmission Towers to 7 of EMC's transmission projects. Their quality and commitment is quite good and we wish to take them as our preferred supplier in future also."

    RK Shah
    President, EMC Ltd.

    "We are happy to have Skipper as a JV partner in 4 major Transmission Projects. Their product quality is excellent and their approach is highly professional and ethical."

    BS Gill
    Managing Partner, Ranjit Singh & Co.

    "Skipper has been a Ramboll Manufacturing parther for more than 6 years and we have found them to be a fair and transparent Organization. We wish them all the best in their future endeavours."

    Trond M. Bredesen
    COO - Ramboll Towers India & Global Production Director

    "Congratulations Skipper for successfully executing supplies for the difficult Multi-Circuit Towers (average tower weight more than 60 MT) to our Gaya-Kodarma T/L Project. We've found Skipper to be a reliable and quality-conscious manufacturer and look forward to working with them again."

    Santosh Thakur
    Director Shyama Power India Ltd.