Fortum, Outokumpu to investigate clean steel production with nuclear

March 31, 2023, 12:00PMNuclear News
Outokumpu’s steel mill in Tornio, Finland. (Photo: Outokumpu)

Fortum—operator of Finland’s two-unit Loviisa nuclear power plant—has signed a memorandum of understanding with Finnish stainless steel producer Outokumpu to explore decarbonizing the latter’s manufacturing operations with the help of emerging nuclear technologies, the companies announced on March 23.