EU GREEN STEELMAKING: Tata Steel Netherlands opts for hydrogen route, but govt support vital

Tata Steel will adopt hydrogen technology at its steelworks at IJmuiden in the Netherlands as part of its sustainability process, the company announced on Wednesday September 15.

The company already has a goal for the works to reduce its CO2 emissions by 5 million tonnes per year by 2030, and it has been exploring technological options to achieve this, including the capture and storage of CO2 or a hydrogen-based route. A joint study by Tata Steel and Dutch trade union FNV found that both options were technically feasible, with the company choosing the hydrogen route at IJmuiden. It will now undertake a...


Carrie Bone

September 16, 2021

15:08 GMT