thyssenkrupp: Hydrogen is the missing piece in the energy transition
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thyssenkrupp: Hydrogen is the missing piece in the energy transition

thyssenkrupp: a company which is active in many different sectors but holds a distinctive position in the evolving hydrogen economy, whether that be for its green steel production processes, hydrogen production technology or plant developments.

Undoubtably a leader in the hydrogen space, having led the sector with world first achievements and close to world first achievements, thyssenkrupp is dedicated to the successful industrial-scale deployment of hydrogen to help decarbonise industry.

At the heart of this major hydrogen effort is the German multinational firm’s green steel efforts, an important contributing factor for the company to become climate neutral and for its emissions from production and processes, as well as emissions from the purchase of energy to be reduced by 30% by 2030.

The company’s steel-focused subsidiary leads such efforts, and in November 2019 thyssenkrupp Steel celebrated a world first, with the launch of a series of tests that injected hydrogen into its steel making process – a move that was carried out in the presence of Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart, State Minister for Economic Affairs, Digitalisation, Innovation and Energy for North Rhine-Westphalia.

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