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HYBRIT technology delivers the world’s first fossil-free steel to Volvo Group

HYBRIT technology delivers the world’s first fossil-free steel to Volvo Group

SSAB Oxelösund has delivered the world’s first 100% fossil-free steel using HYBRIT technology that uses hydrogen instead of coal and coke to Volvo Group, the company has said today (August 18).

HYBRIT, established by SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, is producing carbon-free steel to decarbonise the steelmaking industry whilst also providing green steel to manufacturers.

In June 2021, the three companies were able to showcase the world’s first hydrogen-reduced sponge iron produced at HYBRIT’s pilot plant in Luleå.

This first sponge iron has since been used to produce the first steel made with this breakthrough technology.

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