Tag: CropEnergies

CropEnergies hires Johnson Matthey to design bio-ethyl acetate plant

CropEnergies hires Johnson Matthey to design bio-ethyl acetate plant

January 13, 2022 |

In Germany, CropEnergies AG and Johnson Matthey have entered into an engineering, license and technical services agreement for a plant to allow CropEnergies AG to produce renewable ethyl acetate from sustainable ethanol near its production site in Zeitz, Germany. Using Johnson Matthey technology, the renewable ethyl acetate produced by CropEnergies will reduce the fossil carbon […]

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CropEnergies testing E20 at Stuttgart Airport

CropEnergies testing E20 at Stuttgart Airport

October 19, 2021 |

In Germany, in a joint project, CropEnergies AG together with Stuttgart Airport and the mineral oil company Mabanaft Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG are testing a fuel with 20 percent renewable ethanol. The petrol fuel provided by CropEnergies and Mabanaft for test purposes is intended to help save CO2 and reduce particulate emissions. The 100 […]

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SOL and CropEnergies to invest $17.7M in biogenic CO2 recovery at BioWanze

SOL and CropEnergies to invest $17.7M in biogenic CO2 recovery at BioWanze

October 12, 2020 |

In Italy, SOL Group has signed an agreement with CropEnergies to jointly invest in production facilities for the recovery of biogenic CO2 by alcoholic fermentation at the Belgian subsidiary of CropEnergies in Wanze. The investment of the two partners, amounting to €15 million, will be carried out at the site of BioWanze SA, where is […]

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CropEnergies sees ethanol demand improving as COVID-19 quarantines ease

CropEnergies sees ethanol demand improving as COVID-19 quarantines ease

July 8, 2020 |

In Germany, Reuters reports that CropEnergies says it expects that as countries ease COVID-19 quarantines ethanol demand will rise again. Its Q1 ethanol production remained steady on the year at 208,000 cubic meters but falling prices related to the sudden drop in demand due to the pandemic forced down its Q1 operating profit by 46% […]

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CropEnergies sees record ethanol revenue but warns over COVID-19 impacts

CropEnergies sees record ethanol revenue but warns over COVID-19 impacts

May 13, 2020 |

In Germany, Platts reports that CropEnergies’ 2019/20 ethanol production in the year ending in February rose above 1 million cu m, up 3.6% on the year. Higher ethanol prices mixed with increased demand for ethanol as European countries look to achieve the 10% renewable energy mandate under the Renewable Energy Directive in 2020 saw revenue […]

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Clariant and CropEnergies team on disinfectant production in Germany

Clariant and CropEnergies team on disinfectant production in Germany

April 8, 2020 |

In Germany, Clariant together with CropEnergies has started monthly production of 2 million liters of disinfectant at Clariant’s facilities in Gendorf, Germany. This disinfectant is then directly or via repacking partners provided to regional hospitals and other vital institutions in Bavaria, who are currently facing limited availability of this critical product during the COVID-19 outbreak. […]

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CropEnergies sees Q1-Q3 profits triple thanks to 22% higher ethanol prices

CropEnergies sees Q1-Q3 profits triple thanks to 22% higher ethanol prices

January 13, 2020 |

In Germany, Platts reports that CropEnergies saw its ethanol production fall 6% to 729,000 cu m during the March-November 2019 period, but despite the fall in production, profits tripled during the same period to $78.2 million thanks in increased margins when prices were an average of 22% higher on the year. Part of the drop […]

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Higher European ethanol prices help CropEnergies boost operating results

Higher European ethanol prices help CropEnergies boost operating results

July 11, 2019 |

In Germany, Suedzucker said a strong recovery in ethanol sales revenues from the prior year’s low level was a major contributor to increased revenues for CropEnergies during Q1 with revenues moderately higher than last year at EUR185 million compared to EUR176 million last year. Lower sales volumes were more than offset by higher sales revenues. […]

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CropEnergies decides to resume ethanol production in the UK

CropEnergies decides to resume ethanol production in the UK

February 27, 2019 |

In Germany, the executive board of CropEnergies AG, Mannheim, has decided to resume ethanol production in its UK plant in Wilton at the beginning of March 2019. It is planned to initially run the factory at reduced capacity to supply orders from British customers. The company says that for a continuous operation of the plant […]

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CropEnergies to mothball UK ethanol plant from December due to poor market conditions

CropEnergies to mothball UK ethanol plant from December due to poor market conditions

October 23, 2018 |

In Germany, CropEnergies announced that due to the difficult market conditions, the company will pause ethanol production at its Ensus plant in Wilton, UK, from the end of November 2018 onwards. The notice came as part of an adjustment on its outlook for the current financial year 2018/19 due to ethanol prices – both spot […]

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