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Digital TWINs for Green Hydrogen transition in steel industry


#TWINGHY aims to introduce hydrogen as a fuel to replace natural gas in the reheating furnaces of the steel sector.
The project will develop a Digital Twin to control the behaviour of the furnaces and optimize the operations.

Period of time

Total budget 8575321€

EU contribution:

9 Partners

Compañía Española de Laminación (Celsa)

Funding from the European Union’s RFCS Big Ticket programme under Grant Agreement Nº 101099158. 12


The main objective of the TWINGHY project is the demonstration of an advanced heat transfer process in the reheating furnaces of the steel sector, by the utilization of hybrid burners in order to increase the introduction of hydrogen for direct combustion with oxygen, while controlling the process with a Digital Twin of the furnace.

News & Events

3d TWINGHY General Assembly

The partners of the TWINGHY project met on the 21st and 22nd of February 2024  at the premises of RWTH Aachen University (Germany) to exchange research results and to review
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Kick-off meeting for Twinghy project 

At Celsa’s headquarters in Barcelona, all the entities involved launched the Twinghy project to further advance the decarbonisation of the steel sector: the Digital TWINs for Green HYdrogen transition in
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