“Berlin advances coal phase-out”
Berlin will end coal-fired energy generation by 2030, the city's government, the Senat, said in a press release. The city will stop using lignite by the end of 2017. A corresponding draft law will now be introduced in the city’s parliament. Berlin currently has six plants using coal as a main or secondary fuel for power and heat generation.
Read the press release in German here.
For background read the CLEW factsheet When will Germany finally ditch coal?