UK steel industry fears lack of govt support could scupper benefits of drive to boost green energy infrastructure

Despite having sufficient capacity to provide the millions of tonnes of steel needed for the country's green energy infrastructure drive, UK steelmakers fear for the future if they are not protected against cheap imports and spiraling production costs in their journey to carbon neutrality.

Growing demand for steel

Tata Steel UK calculates that about 10 million tonnes of steel will be required for future “clean and affordable” energy projects as part of the government’s...


Holly Chant

January 11, 2023

14:49 GMT