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Tokyo Announces Plan To Install Solar Roads In Time For 2020 Olympics

By Aimee Lutkin

Solar panels we be installed underneath the surface of some roads in Tokyo, according to the Independent. The metropolitan government announced their plans for "solar roads" as part of a campaign to make Tokyo a more eco-friendly city.

The change is in part motivated by the fact that the city will imminently be hosting both the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. 

1426 days until the 2020 Olympics kick of in Tokyo! #tokyo2020 #olympicgames

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