Carbon capture and utilization in the steel industry: challenges and opportunities for chemical engineering

  title={Carbon capture and utilization in the steel industry: challenges and opportunities for chemical engineering},
  author={Kevin De Ras and Ruben Van de Vijver and Vladimir V. Galvita and Guy B. Marin and Kevin M. Van Geem},
  journal={Current opinion in chemical engineering},
The availability of green electricity, changes to the Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) system and technological breakthroughs will determine how the steel industry will evolve in the coming decades. The blast furnace (BF) technology will continue to dominate steel production in the coming decade and the only way to substantially reduce the associated CO2 emissions is to combine it with Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) and/or Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). CCU options that do not require a… 
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