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2016-2017 Pilot studies
A prefeasibility study was initiated in 2016 to draw up base data for a continuing research project. The study was completed and presented in the beginning of 2018.
2018-2024 Feasibility study and Pilot plant trial
There are plans to turn the first turf for the pilot plant in May 2018. Pilot plant trials will be completed in 2024.
2025-2035 Tests in a demonstration plant
According to the plan, tests will be made in the demonstration plant during a ten year period. Then, in 2035, fossil-free steel production will be commercially viable.