Governor Koike participated in COP27, which kicked off on November 4th in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
On the morning of November 8th, the Governor participated in a high-level round table, jointly led by Egyptian President El-Sisi and German Chancellor Scholz and moderated by the president of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Børge Brende. The participating country leaders, representatives of international organizations, and private company CEOs focus their discussions on green hydrogen, talking about the current status of hydrogen and its future potential. Governor Koike gave a speech about “Investing in the Future of Energy: Green Hydrogen” where she detailed the TMG’s decarbonization measures.
In addition to introducing initiatives aimed at making renewable energy the backbone of society’s energy system, like the TMG mandating that solar power generation equipment be installed on new residential homes, the Governor touched on other green hydrogen-related topics, such as making it a pillar of a decarbonized society, the pipeline that supplied hydrogen to the Tokyo 2020 Games athletes’ village, and expanding hydrogen energy use within Tokyo.
You can view her speech by following the link below (starts at approximately 1:03:21).