Timken Providing Precision Drives for First-of-Its-Kind Solar Power Project in South Africa

Redstone facility in Northern Cape will use molten salt to store energy from the sun, deliver electricity to 200,000 homes during peak demand NORTH CANTON, Ohio , July 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE:TKR , www.timken.com )), a global industrial leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, has been selected as the exclusive provider of advanced precision drives for the Redstone Solar Thermal Power project in Northern Cape, South Africa . BrightSource Energy chose Timken's solar-tracking technology, developed by its Cone Drive business, to properly position Redstone's heliostat mirrors to reflect the sun's rays. The facility will store the thermal energy it collects in molten salt and convert it to electricity for delivery to South African consumers day and night. Full story available on Benzinga.com