CleanTechies Podcast

Cleaning up Steel Production with Boston Metal's Adam Rauwerdink

September 22, 2022 Silas Mähner - Renewables, ClimateTech, & ESG Headhunter Season 1 Episode 60
CleanTechies Podcast
Cleaning up Steel Production with Boston Metal's Adam Rauwerdink
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Show Notes

#60 - Cleaning up Steel Production with Boston Metal's Adam Rauwerdink

Hello everyone and welcome back to CleanTechies the Podcast. This is episode 60.

If you are a climate tech founder with specific questions you'd like us to ask -- OR -- looking for capital and strategic partner introductions, please reach out to me via the Slack Channel or LinkedIn and we are glad to help in any way we can.  

Today we are speaking with Adam Rauwerdink the Sr VP of Business Development at Boston Metals, a Breakthrough Energy Ventures-backed company. BEV is a fund founded by Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos along with other Philanthropists. 

In today's episode, we go through the conventional way of making steel and then walk through how Boston Metal is cleaning it up along with all the other benefits of their modular production model. 

It's a fascinating show so we are excited to bring this to you. 

The Main talking points of today's discussion are:

  • Intro to Adam
  • The impetus for joining Boston Metals
  • Intro to Boston Metal
  • Materials
  • No Coal = Easier 
  • Plan for Growth 
  • Location of production facilities
  • Supply Chain, changing it 
  • Speed of Permitting Facilities
  • Regulatory Landscape
  • Demand for Green Steel
  • Other Benefits of Green Steel
  • Workforce Concerns 
  • Partnerships 
  • Talent in the Space
  • Next Steps / Problems to Solve
  • Wrap Up

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