Erin Voegele

Erin Voegele currently serves as an Associate Editor for Ethanol Producer Magazine, Biomass Magazineand Pellet Mill Magazine, and has written for several other BBI International publications in the past. She aims to provide members of the biorefining industry with accurate, timely, and relevant information that is vital to operating their businesses. Voegele has been with BBI International since 2008. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from North Dakota State University.

Latest Posts by Erin Voegele

December 07, 2018

UNICA: Increased sales of hydrous ethanol continue into November

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced ethanol sales by production units in the south-central region of the country were up during the first half of November. The volume of sugarcane milled, however, was down. READ MORE

December 06, 2018

Surplus assets of former Ineos Bio plant to be sold at auction

Some of the land and equipment associated with the former Ineos Bio Energy 8 MMgy cellulosic ethanol plant and associated 6 MW bioenergy plant in Vero Beach, Florida, is being offered for sale via an auction with Maas Companies. READ MORE

December 04, 2018

Hearing scheduled on bill to sunset RFS, enact octane standard

A house subcommittee is scheduled to hold a hearing Dec. 11 on the recently released discussion draft of the 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act. The bill aims to sunset the Renewable Fuels Standard and enact a national octane specification. READ MORE

December 03, 2018

Ontario could require E15 as soon as 2025

A new proposal released by the Ontario government indicates the province could require gasoline to be blended with 15 percent ethanol as soon as 2025. The U.S. ethanol industry has applauded news of the proposal. READ MORE

December 03, 2018

Progress on trade deals could be good news for ethanol industry

Over the past few days, the Trump Administration has announced progress on trade deals with Canada, Mexico and China that could have a positive impact on export markets for U.S. ethanol and distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). READ MORE

November 30, 2018

EPA finalizes 2019 RFS RVOs, fails to address waiver, eRIN issues

On Nov. 30, the U.S. EPA released a final rule to set 2019 RVOs under the RFS. When compared to the proposed rule, the final rule increases the RVOs for cellulosic biofuel, advanced biofuel and total renewable fuel. READ MORE

November 29, 2018

USDA rule to help speed development of infrastructure projects

The USDA is taking action to allow agency administrators additional flexibility to obligate federal funds associated with certain infrastructure projects, including those associated with several of its rural development programs. READ MORE

November 29, 2018

September corn use for ethanol production up year-over-year

Corn consumed for fuel alcohol production reached 449 million bushels in September, down 7 percent from August, but up 1 percent from September 2017, according to the November edition of USDA's Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report. READ MORE

November 28, 2018

Rex reports increased net sales, revenue

On Nov. 28, Rex American Resources Inc. released financial results for its fiscal third quarter, which ended Oct. 31. The company reported a year-over-year increase in net sales and revenue. Rex holds ownership in six ethanol plants. READ MORE

November 27, 2018

New tax, oversight bill aims to extend biofuel tax credits

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, has released a tax and oversight legislative package that includes extensions for several biofuel-related tax credits, including those for renewable diesel and second-generation biofuels. READ MORE