HYBRIT: A piece of the future

The biggest challenge for the steel industry in over 1000 years. SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall started HYBRIT, an initiative to produce fossil-free steel by using electricity and hydrogen. The goal is to virtually eliminate the carbon dioxide emissions.

Learn about the HYBRIT-project and the journey towards fossil-free steel. Hear Hybrit and representatives for the owner companies on the challenges to get everything in place for the start up of the pilot plant for direct reduction, the need for a transition to a carbon dioxide free economy and on introducing fossil-free steel to the market.

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14 December 2023

Positive decision on support for LKAB and HYBRIT

The HYBRIT initiative receives support from Industriklivet, the Swedish Energy Agency’s program to support Swedish industry’s transition to fossil-free.

1 November 2023

HYBRIT: LKAB will be responsible for the construction of the demonstration plant in Gällivare

LKAB and Hybrit Development AB have submitted a supplementary application to the Swedish Energy Agency for support for the next step in the development of the HYBRIT initiative. The supplement clarifies that LKAB is responsible for the construction of the planned demonstration plant and will be the main recipient of any state aid. At the …

12 October 2022

HYBRIT: New research shows hydrogen-reduced iron has superior properties

New research within the HYBRIT project, driven by SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, shows superior results on the properties and quality of the hydrogen direct reduced sponge iron (H-DRI) made using HYBRIT technology.