Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 20 - Page 26

PROJECT UPDATE LATEST REGIONAL PROJECT UPDATE MAURITANIA Sheikha Fatima Maternity & Childhood Hospital consists of a two-storey building located in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The facility will have 20 beds, an operation theatre, a unit to sterilise aesthetic equipment, emergency care units and a range of multipurpose wards. SOUTH AFRICA Redstone Solar Thermal Power (RSTP) is a planned solar power tower solar thermal power plant, located in Postmasburg, near Kimberley, in the Northern Cape Region of South Africa. Redstone Solar Thermal Power is 100-megawatts (MW) and will be the first solar tower plant with molten salt energy storage in Africa. The 100-megawatt (MW) project with 12 hours of full-load energy storage will be able to reliably deliver a stable electricity supply to more than 210,000 South African homes during peak demand periods, even well after the sun has set. 26 INTELLIGENTCIO www.intelligentcio.com