Guide: Challenges in integrated steelmaking decarbonisation and a green steel future

Iron- and steelmaking decarbonisation is primarily ironmaking decarbonisation. Replacing the blast furnace with a fossil-free direct reduction unit while maintaining a minimum of business and technology risks requires primary considerations on a strategic level. A smooth transition is possible with a well-designed plan in place.

Ironmaking decarbonisation is the key to CO2 mitigation

The integrated steelmaking operations using the blast furnace (BF) ironmaking process considerably contribute to the world’s CO2 emissions, corresponding to 6-7% of the global total. Finding alternative methods for converting iron ore to iron is crucial for the industry’s survival in a fossil-free world.

The hydrogen direct reduction based upon renewable electricity supply is one of the most promising options for fossil-free operation and a likely end-goal to most integrated producers. The pathway towards a complete transformation comes in many different shapes, highly dependent on local conditions such as feedstock and energy availability.

This content will help you to design a transition that is tiered in several steps with lengthy periods operating in an intermediate set-up.

Download the guide by filling in the form below.

Guide: Challenges in integrated steelmaking decarbonisation and a green steel future

Iron- and steelmaking decarbonisation is primarily ironmaking decarbonisation. Replacing the blast furnace with a fossil-free direct reduction unit while maintaining a minimum of business and technology risks requires primary considerations on a strategic level. A smooth transition is possible with a well-designed plan in place.

Ironmaking decarbonisation is the key to CO2 mitigation

The integrated steelmaking operations using the blast furnace (BF) ironmaking process considerably contribute to the world’s CO2 emissions, corresponding to 6-7% of the global total. Finding alternative methods for converting iron ore to iron is crucial for the industry’s survival in a fossil-free world.

The hydrogen direct reduction based upon renewable electricity supply is one of the most promising options for fossil-free operation and a likely end-goal to most integrated producers. The pathway towards a complete transformation comes in many different shapes, highly dependent on local conditions such as feedstock and energy availability.

This content will help you to design a transition that is tiered in several steps with lengthy periods operating in an intermediate set-up.

Download the guide by filling in the form below.

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