Conclusion of Agreement with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to become a Tokyo 2020 Official Contributor
July 12, 2021
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (hereinafter referred to as, "TEPCO") has concluded an agreement with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to become a Tokyo 2020 Official Contributor.
Tomoaki Kobayakawa, TEPCO President says,"TEPCO is honoured and humbled to be able to support the Tokyo 2020 Games as an Official Contributor. Looking back, we also supported the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 1964. Leveraging our know-how, experience and networks, we will do our utmost to ensure a stable power supply for the venues and other facilities of the Tokyo 2020 Games, and contribute to a safe and secure event."
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto welcomed the announcement, commenting "Facing the challenge of the first ever postponement of the Games in Olympic and Paralympic history, we are delighted to welcome TEPCO as an Official Contributor. We are very encouraged and grateful to TEPCO for their full support in ensuring the stable operation of power supply facilities at Games venues, including any emergency response required. We will continue to make steady preparations for a safe and secure Games together with TEPCO and our other Official Contributors and partners."
About the Official contributor of the Tokyo 2020
This programme differs from the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme, as it is intended to recognise Non-Profit Organisations (including certain special cases) that are contributing to the delivery of the Tokyo 2020 Games. Official Contributors can refer to their involvement through the use of designations that explain their contribution within the territory of Japan.
·Reinforcement of contact and recovery structure regarding the electric power supply equipment during the operation period of the Tokyo 2020 Games
·Emergency response for failure of electric power supply equipment to the venues, etc.
·Support for construction and operation of electrical equipment of the venues, etc.
·Reinforcement of inspection of electric power supply equipment to the venues, etc. during the operation period of the Tokyo 2020 Games.