Fossil-free steel project ready for operation

The world’s first fossil-free hydrogen-powered steel plant located in northern Sweden will begin operations on Monday 31st August.

HYBRIT (Hydrogen Breakthrough Ironmaking Technology) is a groundbreaking effort to reduce CO2 emissions in the steel industry by replacing coal with hydrogen in the steelmaking process.

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall will begin the test operations of the pilot plant at an opening on Monday that will be attended by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.


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