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.

H2 View understands the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is hoping to leave a hydrogen society as its legacy for the 2020 Olympic Summer Games.

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