Tyczka CO2 liquefaction plant now in operation in Zeitz, Germany


Approximately nine months after the official spade was taken to its new CO2 liquefaction plant at the site of CT Biocarbonic GmbH in Zeitz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, the Tyczka Group has announced that the plant is now in operation.

CropEnergies AG and Tyczka Energie GmbH first revealed plans for the plant in May 2009, intended for the liquefaction of food quality CO2.

Drawing on biogenic CO2 (carbon dioxide) from bioethanol production, the produced CO2 will go some way to catering for ever-growing food & beverage demand, while also ensuring that the Tyczka Group has secured both a long-term and sustainable source of CO2.

Now that it is operational, the new plant in Zeitz boasts a liquefaction capacity of 100,000 tonnes of biogenous CO2 per year.

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