Coinciding with the ‘300 days to go’ countdown, new work on a “green” hydrogen energy project for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics has begun.
Construction got underway for hydrogen’s focal installation, as part of the “green” Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
This is the second phase of the ‘Hydrogen Industrial Park’ at Yanqing, one of the Beijing 2022 clusters. It will be a platform for the production, storage and transportation of hydrogen energy for the Games.
Once completed, the hub will have the capacity to power 150 zero-emission hydrogen-fuelled buses during the Games.
Phase two of the Park project includes construction of research and development platform for hydrogen related technology, alongside a hydrogen test lab.
Phase one, the Yanqing Hydrogen Refuelling Station, was completed and put into use last year.
Construction of the hydrogen park is a joint venture by China Power International Development Limited and the Yanqing Government.
China, like most nations, have recently increased their investments in hydrogen to tackle the emissions crisis, whilst creating skilled green jobs.
When work on phase two began on April 10, it marked 300 days to go, until the Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony on February 4, 2022.