Net Zero: carbon capture and green steel


The journey towards the fabled Net Zero can only be achieved by developing and advancing technologies that will help reduce Scope 1 emissions – a task being undertaken by Andreas Drescher – Programme Manager for Carbon Reduction at RHI Magnesita, who spoke at gasworld’s ’Europe CO2 Summit 2020’ virtual event.

Sharing insights into decarbonisation of the steel industry and circular economies, Drescher explained that most of the company’s CO2 emissions come from the production of carbonate based raw material in rotary kilns. 

RHI Magnesita has reduced its global carbon footprint through various options such as carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS), the use of renewable fuels such as hydrogen and biofuels, green electricity, and changing its supply mix. 

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