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Steel Times International - Reducing Energy Waste in Electric Arc Furnaces (EAFs)

Friday, May 27, 2022

Steel Times InternationalRead our latest article in Steel Times International where our experts discuss how to reduce energy waste in an Electric Arc Furnace.

"On average, every tonne of steel produced in 2020 led to the emission of 1.851 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. In that year, 1.86 billion tonnes of steel were produced, and total direct emissions from the sector were approximately 2.6 billion tonnes, representing between 7% and 9% of global man-made CO2 emissions.

These astounding figures from the World Steel Association reveal that the global steel industry currently faces a huge decarbonisation challenge, driven by more stringent carbon emission regulations, growing customer demand for carbon friendly steel products, and increasing investor interest in sustainability."

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