World’s first carbonless steel was produced with a great collaboration of companies based in Sweden. steel company SSAB, power company Vattenfalland mining and mineral cluster LKAB, Hybrid was a partner for the project. In the Hybrid project, the researchers are involved in steel production. coal and coke instead 100 percent fossil-free hydrogen used.
The first customer of the carbonless steel project Volvo
Steel company SSAB released a statement. The company is “the world’s first fossilless steel announced that they “produced” and started to deliver. The first customer of the hybrid project is a familiar name: Volvo. In the statement, they stated that they have started to deliver to Sweden-based Volvo.
In the statement, SSAB announced the trial delivery as “ completely fossil-free in iron and steel production” as the steps of the path to a process. SSAB Leader and CEO Martin Lindqvist, first carbonless steel is not just a breakthrough for SSAB.
Because it represents a new transition at the same time. CEO, “The steel industry global carbon footprinta proof that substantial reduction is possible. ” said.
According to the International Power Agency, the iron and steel branch is 2.6 gigatons of direct carbon dioxide from emissionresponsible. In 2019, this number was higher than direct emissions from branches such as cement and chemicals.
Therefore, carbonless steel production is a major breakthrough. In addition, the agency states that the steel segment is “the largest, providing about 75 percent of energy demand. industrial coal consumer”.