The first large-scale application of hydrogen in the steelmaking industry.
Expected to produce 75,000 tonnes of hydrogen per year.
Will drive Tata's goal to produce steel with zero carbon emissions by 2045.
- With a goal to produce steel with zero carbon emissions by 2045, Tata Steel needed a partner to support its green steel hydrogen project at IJmuiden Works.
- Using hydrogen as a fuel in the steelmaking process creates a cleaner and more abundant resource with minimal waste, which is ideal for reducing carbon emissions.
- Tata Steel aims to convert its steelmaking facilities from coal-based to hydrogen-based by using direct reduced ironmaking (DRI) technology, starting with the construction of a new hydrogen plant at IJmuiden Works.
- Leveraged our expertise in large-scale hydrogen production and steelmaking to design and build a new hydrogen plant at Tata Steel's IJmuiden Works.
- Engaged to develop basic engineering for the DRI reduction smelting complex using our electric furnace technology, CRISP+, while also designing and supplying the process equipment needed within the complex.
- Provided engineering and technical support, including process design and optimization, project management, and construction supervision, as well as ongoing support to ensure the plant operated efficiently.
- The new IJmuiden Works plant is expected to be operational by 2025 and produce up to 75,000 tonnes of hydrogen per year. upon completion.
- This will be the first large-scale application of hydrogen in the steelmaking industry and marks the beginning of Tata Steel's transition to hydrogen fuel at other integrated steelmaking sites.
- By using renewable electricity and green hydrogen, CO2 emissions typically associated with steel production will be considerably lowered compared to steel made from the current blast furnace process.
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