Workers clean the bay of the furnace at the steel plant of Salzgitter AG in Salzgitter, Germany, on March 2, 2020.
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A major green hydrogen facility in Germany has started operations, with those behind the project hoping it will help to decarbonize the energy-intensive steel industry in the years ahead.
Hydrogen can be produced in a number of ways. One method includes using electrolysis, with an electric current splitting water into oxygen and hydrogen.
If the electricity used in the process comes from a…