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Salzgitter secures hydrogen supply for green steelmaking ambitions
Salzgitter secures hydrogen supply for green steelmaking ambitions

Salzgitter secures hydrogen supply for green steelmaking ambitions

Salzgitter is one step closer to achieving its low carbon steel ambitions, with the firm confirming a new deal that will see Uniper supply the manufacturer with green hydrogen from its Wilhelmshaven plant in Germany.

A landmark project for Uniper, its Green Wilhelmshaven project will boast two hydrogen plants developed in parallel. The first facility will convert green ammonia back into hydrogen and the second will feature an electrolysis plant with a capacity of up to 1,000MW.

Under plans of the newly inked deal, Uniper will soon supply Salzgitter with the produced energy carrier through the evolving German hydrogen pipeline network as it showcases the many use cases of hydrogen.

Klaus-Dieter Maubach, CEO of Uniper, said, “We need ‘green electrons’ and ‘green molecules’, if we want to achieve the proclaimed climate protection objectives, while preserving our industry in Germany.

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