Renewable energy

Stainless steel for renewable energy

As communities around the world set ambitious goals to increase the role of renewable energy in power generation, it makes sense to partner with an organization committed to sustainability. Outokumpu is the most sustainable supplier of stainless steel for the most sustainable solutions.

Benefits of using stainless steel in renewable energy


  • Solar, geothermal, hydro and wind power systems
  • Insulated thermal storage tanks
  • Heat exchangers; water handling system and fittings and flanges
  • Helistat anchoring bolts


  • Superior corrosion, abrasion and heat resistance
  • Long-term creep resistance 
  • Long service life; low life-cycle costs

Recommended reading


How switching to duplex stainless steel saves weight on offshore platforms


Building sustainable marine structures with duplex stainless steel


Sustainability is driving the adoption of duplex steel

Case solar energy plant

Sunlight in a tank

Case Merkur offshore wind farm

When renewable meets unbreakable

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Materials for waste and biomass combustion