Gabal al-Zeit

  • Hurghada Oil Spill Spreads Across 6 KM in The Red Sea

    Hurghada Oil Spill Spreads Across 6 KM in The Red Sea

    Thursday, 30th June 2016
    Egypt's Environment Ministry's committee reported that crude oil slicks in the Red Sea region of Gabal al-Zeit, were already floating over 6 km in the seas off northeastern Hurghada. In cooperation with the nature-reserve officials, the committee has conducted a survey to determine the path and the movement of the spills in order to contain the situation.
  • Egypt Opens MENA’s Largest Wind Farm

    Egypt Opens MENA’s Largest Wind Farm

    Tuesday, 1st December 2015
    Egypt announced on November 30th the opening of the region’s largest wind farm in the Gabal al-Zeit area near the Red Sea. The wind farm is estimated to bring between 150 and 200 megawatts to the Egyptian electricity grid.