To Energy Bloom : ” Chancellor Angela Merkel is planning to spend 200 billion euros ($263 billion) developing an energy program that will create a series of offshore wind farms that will cover an area six times the size of New York City. “
” (…) Germany has a plan to boost its renewable energy production to 35% of the country’s energy consumption by 2020; and 80% by 2050. The administration has a set a target of producing 25 GW of offshore wind energy by 2020 “
But as the article notes, all this leaves a serious question regarding its energy supply as the country will stop using nuclear by 2022.