EU GREEN STEELMAKING: Hybrit gets $2.4mln in government funding for fossil-free study

Hybrit, the fossil-free steel initiative joint venture by Swedish steelmaker SSAB, iron-ore producer LKAB and power company Vattenfall, has received 22 million Swedish Krona ($2.4m) from the Swedish Energy Agency for a comprehensive feasibility study, it said on Monday October 5.

The pilot plant for the hydrogen direct reduction of iron ore started operation in Luleå, Sweden, on 31 August.

Preparations will now start on scaling up the tests further on an industrial scale in a demonstration plant. The study will establish the requirements for...


Carrie Bone

October 05, 2020

11:51 GMT