Bioreducer use in blast furnace ironmaking in Finland:techno-economic assessment and CO₂ emission reduction potential

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Suopajärvi, H. (Hannu);
(2015)
  • Publisher: Oulun yliopisto
  • Journal: eissn: 1796-2226
  • Subject: CO₂ mitigation | CO₂ mitigation cost | biomass | bioreducer | blast furnace | carbon footprint | energy return on investment | industrial ecology | ironmaking | modeling | production cost | reducing agent | CO₂ vähennys | CO₂ vähennyskustannus | biomassa | biopelkistin | hiilijalanjälki | mallinnus | masuuni | pelkistin | raudanvalmistus | sijoitetun fossiilienergian tuottosuhde | teollinen ekologia | tuotantokustannus

Abstract Most of the steel produced in the world is based on the integrated blast furnace-converter route, which is based on the use of virgin raw materials. Large amounts of fossil-based, carbon containing reductants are used in blast furnaces, which results in car... View more
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