Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 21 - Page 26

PROJECT UPDATE LATEST REGIONAL PROJECT UPDATE NIGERIA Eko Atlantic, officially Nigeria International Commerce city, also known as Eko Atlantic City, or the initials E.A.C. and E.A., is a planned city of Lagos State, Nigeria, being constructed on land reclaimed from the Atlantic Ocean. Upon completion, the new peninsula is anticipating at least 250,000 residents and a daily flow of 150,000 commuters. The development will also have a positive environmental impact, as it will help in stopping the erosion of Lagos State’s coastline. ZIMBABWE A 100-megawatt solar plant is being constructed in Chertsey Farm, Gweru, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe. The project will also include the construction of a 0.2 kilometre of a 132-kilovolts line from the Midlands solar plant to the existing Chertsey 132-kilovolt (KV) substation. 26 INTELLIGENTCIO www.intelligentcio.com