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Red Sea Wind Energy (RSWE) 500 MW Wind Power Project (Gulf of Suez II)



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ESIA disclosed:

07 Aug 2020


Passed Final Review, Pending Approval

Approval date:

11 Jan 2023

Project description

The EBRD is considering providing a loan for the construction, commissioning and operation of a 500 MW wind power project operating 84 wind turbines and located in the Gulf of Suez.

ESIA disclosure package

1. Non-Technical Summary (NTS)
2. Stakeholder Engagement Plan
3. Draft Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP)
4. ESIA for the BOO Wind Power Plant 500MW at the Gulf of Suez
5. ESIA for the 220kV Overhead Transmission Line (OHTL) for the RSWE 500 MW Wind Farm Project
6. Red Sea Wind Energy 500 MW Project: Critical Habitat Assessment
7. Red Sea Wind Energy 500 MW Project: Cumulative Effects Analysis
8. Red Sea Wind Energy 500 MW Project: Environmental and Social Management System Manual

Download package in in Zip format: Arabic | English

CEA: English | Arabic

Updated Layout November 2022

Updated ESIA for the BOO Wind Power Plant 500MW at the Gulf of Suez (Nov 2022): English | Arabic
Final ESAP: English | Arabic
Updated Non-Technical Summary (NTS): English | Arabic
Updated Environmental and Social Management System Manual: English | Arabic

The Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) conducted by Lahmeyer/Ecoda on behalf of RCREEE

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:

  • Ras Ghareb Local Governmental Unit
    Ras Ghareb City Council Offices
    Al-Mina Street, 11432 Ras Ghareb – Red Sea, Egypt

    Tel: 01001318480 or 01201958777
  • EBRD Resident Office in Cairo
    EGID Building, First Floor, Block 72, off Ninety Axis, 5th Settlement, New Cairo, Cairo, Egypt


Environmental or social enquiries

Contact Name:  Gawhara  Abdelrahman

General enquiries

Contact Name:  Jeroen Vergote

This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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