Ovako to inaugurate first plant to produce fossil-free hydrogen for heating steel before rolling
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2023
Ovako, a European manufacturer of steel and one of the largest steel recyclers in the Nordic countries, is inaugurating the hydrogen plant at its Hofors mill. ( Earlier post.) Ovako’s hydrogen plant is the world’s first facility for producing fossil-free hydrogen to heat steel before rolling. This reduces emissions from this production step to nearly zero.