Hydro Power Consulting and Development
Strategic Consulting Group (SCG) is a hydro power project consulting and development organization based in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.
SCG was founded in April 2009 by Nikhil Jaipurkar, and in the past five years has done high impact work in the field of hydro power in India, Kenya & Nigeria.
Our Mission: Hydro power development in a professional manner, with focus on financial bottom-line, eco-sustainability and social development
Our Vision: To be a well-respected and most sought after hydro power consultant in India by 2020
Our Values: Diligence, Integrity and Stakeholder Accountability
SCG has a dedicated technical team and is currently working on a number of hydro projects in India, as well as in Kenya & Nigeria in Africa.
-Raised USD 1.5 Million of development loans from NORFUND for three mini hydro projects in Kenya on limited recourse basis
-Sell side transaction advisor for 3 hydro projects in Himachal Pradesh, India; Projects sold to Investors for USD 1.0 Million in 2011
-More than 100 years of cumulative hydro power experience within the team
-Conducted feasibility studies for more than 100 projects in India and abroad; cumulative capacity assessed is more than 1000 MW
-Dedicated full service team in Shimla, India working on projects across India and Africa
-Prepared Detailed Project Report for more than ten projects with cumulative capacity of more than 100 MW
Services SCG provides comprehensive technical, financial and project development services for hydro power: - Feasibility Assessment for project sites - Detailed Project Report (DPR) preparation - Technical Due diligence of hydro projects including review of feasibility studies - Sell side advisory to hydro project promoters
- Arranging project debt and equity for promoters
- Detailed engineering and design of hydro projects
-Technical specifications and Tendering
- Project Finance advisory - Financial modeling & investment structures - Services for competitive bidding for hydro projects - PPA advisory
Nikhil Jaipurkar Founder Partner
Er. B K Dass Sharma
Retd. Chief Engineer, HPSEB
Er. R S Chauhan Executive Director (Retd), SJVNL
Nikhil Jaipurkar, Partner
Nikhil has more than ten years of consulting and project development experience in the infrastructure sector. Nikhil founded SCG in 2009 to provide consulting services to hydro power projects. Prior to SCG, Nikhil has worked on project finance deals for large power projects in India and abroad, including projects in Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and USA. His key areas of expertise include hydro power development, project finance & financial modeling. Nikhil is a Chemical Engineer from UICT, Mumbai and holds a PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad.
Nav Bhardwaj, Partner
Nav has close to six years of experience in financial analysis and project development. He has worked with UBS before joining SCG as a Partner in 2009. His areas of expertise include financial modeling, financing for hydro projects and project development. Nav is an Economics (hons.) graduate and has completed a training program for hydro projects from AHEC, IIT Roorkee.
Advisors Er. B. K. Dass Sharma, Retd. Chief Engineer, HPSEB Bachelor of Engineering from Allahabad University. Professional memberships: LM – IWRS, FIE (India), FICA. 46 years of experience in Hydro Power Projects, out of which 33 years of service in HPSEB, and 13 years of post retirement experience in private sector consulting. Associated with SCG since August 2010. Er. R. S. Chauhan, Retd. Executive Director (Civil Design), SJVN Limited Er. R S Chauhan retired as Executive Director (Civil design) from SJVN Limited in 2011, and has served as a consultant with SCG since March 2013. Er. Chauhan provides guidance to SCG team on planning and design of hydro power structures such as intakes, weirs, tunnels, powerhouse, forebay etc. Associates SCG works with contracted teams of surveyors, geologists, as required for a project. SCG also has business relationships with civil contractors, E&M equipment suppliers for execution of hydro projects.
Experience in Africa Kenya Feasibility assessment of Munyu Dam HEP (16 MW), Webuye Falls HEP (30 MW) Site identification, planning, feasibility assessment & Detailed Project Report (DPR) for five HEPs in on Gura & Sagana Rivers (Cumulative capacity 70 MW, largest project 20 MW) Project development & project finance assistance to developer for three HEPs of 5 MW each resulting in financial closure of US$ 1.5 Million of limited recourse debt financing; role included term sheet negotiations, financial modeling, drafting of finance documents Feasibility assessment, site identification for three HEPs of 3 MW each for client in Kenya Active involvement in negotiations with KPLC with respect to a PPA under the Feed in tariff (FIT) mechanism Negotiations for financial closure of debt from Stanbic Bank including term sheet negotiations, financial modeling, tariff modeling under the new FIT of December 2012 Nigeria Feasibility assessment, Financial Modelling, Cost estimation & PPP structuring for three mini hydro power projects in Nigeria
Projects in India
Detailed Project Reports
Ram Ganga (3.2 MW)
Madho I (3.75 MW)
Madho II (2.5 MW)
Dunda (3.5 MW)
Bandraun (14.0 MW)
Smallang (4.0 MW)
Detailed Engineering & Design
Gumma Top (3.0 MW) Peja Top (2.5 MW) Shatul Top (3.0 MW)
Malana Top (5.0 MW) Neri (5.0 MW)
Projects in Kenya
Munyu Multipurpose Dam & Power Project, 16 MW
Webuye falls dam power project, 30 MW
Othaya I Hydro Electric power project, 12 MW
Othaya II Hydro Electric power project, 12 MW
Sagana I Hydro Electric power project, 20 MW
Sagana II Hydro Electric power project, 16 MW
Sagana III Hydro Electric power project, 10 MW
Detailed Project Reports
Othaya I Hydro Electric Power project , 12 MW
Othaya II Hydro Electric Power project , 12 MW
Sagana I Hydro Electric Power project , 20 MW
Sagana II Hydro Electric Power project , 16 MW
Sagana III Hydro Electric Power project , 10 MW
Kagumoine Hydro Electric Power
project , 5.0 MW
New Kairo Hydro Electric Power
project , 5.0 MW
Njega Hydro Electric Power
project, 5.0 MW
Projects in Nigeria
Bakolori Dam and Hydro Power Project, 3 MW
-PCS Energy Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad
-Omnis Infra-Power Ltd, Mumbai
-Akshayini Oorja Pvt Ltd. (AOPL), Noida
-IVRCL Limited, Hyderabad
-Patel Infrastructure Pvt Ltd. (PIPL), Gujarat
-Mr. Jagdish Pavra, Gujarat
-SRIAN Hydro Projects Pvt Ltd., Hyderabad
-SAS Green Power Pvt Ltd., Hyderabad
-Beas Infrastructure, Kullu
-SP Infra, Mumbai Kenya
-Hydel Engineering & Construction Ltd (HECL), Mauritius
-Sunbeam Power Generation Ltd.
-Fleximax Power Generation Ltd.
-Nimble Power Generation Ltd.
-Illuminator Power Generation Ltd.
-Lucid Power Generation Ltd.
-Uni-power Ltd.; Pure Power Ltd. & Young Power Ltd. Nigeria
- Magnartis Finance & Investment Ltd., Lagos, Nigeria
Contact Persons Nikhil Jaipurkar, +91 980 550 4545 Nav Bhardwaj, +91 93 1800 8424 Office Strategic Consulting Group, D 449, Ground floor, Sector 4, Phase II, New Shimla, Near DAV School, Shimla 171 009 HP India Website: www.scg-india.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org