Sajjan Jindal of JSW Group on Investments for Steel Decarbonization - CEO Speak - India Renewable Energy Consulting – Solar, Biomass, Wind, Cleantech
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In 2013, Jindal commissioned India’s largest electric arc furnace (EAF) in Angul, Odisha. The furnace has a production capacity of 2.5 million mt/year and is one of the largest in Asia. It was reported that the company plans to use renewable energy for this furnace, making its steel quite green.

Well, JSW is fairly unique in this because most of the older steel plants in India work on blast furnaces, and this doesn’t easily lend to lowering carbon footprint, as the fuel for these is not electricity but coal! And changing over a blast furnace route to EAF is very expensive, which is why Jindal’s green steel success story will likely remain unique in the Indian context for a years to come.

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