"All the messages of the Grenelle will be brought into play," said French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Confirming Corsica's 2005 Energy Plan, he said priority will be given to renewables, particularly wind power, photovoltaic and biomass, with a target of 34% of energy from renewables by 2020.
Of this, wind will supply 300 GWh, according to Florence Walker of the Corsican development agency, ADEC. Meantime, the short term target is 80 MW of wind by 2013, compared to 18 MW today. The government also intends to fund research and development of renewables on the island through the university and Capenergies, a centre for the development of clean energy.