Hydro Havrand is a leading aluminium and energy company focused on transforming natural resources into innovative products and solutions with the aim of fostering a sustainable society. The Norwegian company has a large workforce of 32,000 employees, operating across more than 140 locations and maintaining a global presence in approximately 40 countries.
Hydro Havrand plays a key role, with a primary objective of verifying the transferability of H2GLASS solutions to the Aluminium Industry through the following sub-objectives:
Qualify a burner assembly of 3-5 MW to safely melt aluminium
Demonstrate large-scale melting of aluminium for at least 30 days continuously
Demonstrate that dross loss will not increase significantly for 1+ alloy
Quantify the furnace thermal efficiency and emission performance
Demonstrate that with proper degassing and filtration, H2-based melting does not lead to increased hydrogen and inclusion content in final products.