LKAB, Vattenfall and SSAB wants to solve the issue of carbon dioxide in the steel industry

”The steel industry is one of the industries that emit the most carbon dioxide. We are willing to take considerable responsibility for finding a lasting solution to the question of carbon steel industry and contribute to a fossil-free Sweden” says LKAB’s CEO Jan Moström, SSAB’s CEO Martin Lindqvist and Vattenfall’s CEO Magnus Hall in a recent joint debate article in Dagens Industri.

In the articel you can read that the three large public companys in Sweden has now together started a  feasibility study to see if they can take a major leap in technology to solve the issue of carbon steel production in a radical and sustainable way in Sweden. They all want to take a leading role in the translation to a full carbon-free steel-industry. They are now courting the Swedish government and parliament to achieving a national unity around this issue. Although if they talks about the possibilities of hydrogen technology as a possible solution, it is an overall important guideline of the most influential companies in Sweden to move to fully sustainable energy sources for the industry. Bioendev welcomes the initiative.

 

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