Video: World’s largest wind farm in Egypt’s Gabal El Zeit

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The world’s largest wind farm, Gabal Al Zeit having a capacity of 500 MW and 390 turbines - Egypt Today

The world’s largest wind farm, Gabal Al Zeit having a capacity of 500 MW and 390 turbines - Egypt Today

CAIRO - 8 December 2019: Egypt Today shot photos and a video of the world’s largest wind farm, Gabal Al Zeit having a capacity of 580 MW and 390 turbines.



The farm was built in a budget worth LE12 billion and is equipped with a bird control radar system to stop the turbines when migrant birds are passing.

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Gabal El Zeit wind farm is located southern Ras Ghareb city in the Red Sea governorate, and was inaugurated in July 2018 by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi via video conference.

Renewables’ contribution in Egypt’s energy mix is planned to become 20 percent and 42 percent by 2022 and 2035, respectively.

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