News Digest Item
11 May 2017

“Berlin advances coal phase-out”

City of Berlin

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?

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