In Germany fracking is in the planning too. The discussion about it has already started.
Originally Posted by StoneNYC
We not only have a lot of solar cells on roofs (and small dedicated solar fields, I have not come across yet), but also a lot of huge wind-mills all around here in the in-land. The latter are growing as mushrooms.
The problem Germany is facing is as well getting the produced electricity from the most effective off-shore and coastal wind-mill sites to the customers inland, as well as lacking effective means to store electric energy beyond the current hydraulic stores.