Plans unveiled to fuel 2020 Olympic flame with hydrogen

Plans unveiled to fuel 2020 Olympic flame with hydrogen

Hydrogen could be used to fuel the Olympic flame cauldron at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – marking the first time in the international sporting event’s history that hydrogen would be used for this purpose.

The plans were unveiled at a meeting of the International Olympic Committee general session today.

According to the Japan Times, organisers are considering using hydrogen fuel produced at a factory in Namie, Fukushima Prefecture.

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