Canadian Biomass Magazine

Winter 2020 Youth Olympic Games cauldron to burn wood pellets

July 8, 2019
By Maria Church

Next year’s Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland, will feature the first-ever Olympic cauldron fuelled by wood pellets.

The wood pellet design is a “sustainable solution and an opportunity to promote local knowledge and know-how,” according to an article on

The cauldron will be fuelled by 100 per cent Swiss made pellets – a first in the history of the Olympic games.

Read the full article here.



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