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thyssenkrupp signs a contract to connect its plant to the GET H2 hydrogen network

thyssenkrupp Steel’s steelworks in Duisburg is to be connected to the GET H2 network, which is to become part of the planned German hydrogen network, as early as 2028, the the GET H2 announced. The transmission system operators Nowega, OGE and Thyssengas have signed an implementation contract with the steel manufacturer. thyssenkrupp plans to convert steel production in Duisburg to green hydrogen in the future and thus reduce CO2 emissions by up to 3.5 million tonnes per year with the construction of a first direct reduction plant with smelters. The pipelines link the site in Duisburg-Walsum with the GET H2 network and the Dutch import routes via the Vlieghuis border crossing point.

The GET H2 pipeline coming from Lingen will be extended via a new 40-kilometre pipeline from Dorsten to Duisburg-Walsum, where it will connect to the steelworks.

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Press release

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