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

October 12, 2018

DOT rescinds ECP brake system requirements for HHFUT rail cars

Recent action taken by the PHMSA and DOT has repealed a portion of a 2015 rulemaking that would have required certain trains carrying flammable liquids, including ethanol, to be equipped with electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brake systems. READ MORE

October 11, 2018

WASDE revises corn forecast down, maintains corn use for ethanol

On Oct. 11, the USDA released the October edition of its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, reducing its 2018-’19 production forecast for corn, but maintaining its forecast for the volume of corn going to ethanol production. READ MORE

October 10, 2018

EIA maintains 2018, 2019 ethanol production forecasts

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the October edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, maintaining its September forecast for overall 2018 and 2019 ethanol production, but making slight changes to its 2019 quarterly forecast. READ MORE

October 09, 2018

EPA expected to begin rulemaking process to allow year-round E15

Supporters of the ethanol industry are speaking out to commend President Trump for his support of E15 and applaud news that the U.S. EPA is beginning a formal rulemaking process to allow year-round sales of E15. READ MORE

October 08, 2018

IEA predicts growth in global ethanol production through 2023

The International Energy Agency released its Renewables 2018 market analysis on Oct. 8, predicting that fuel ethanol will account for two-thirds of the worldwide growth in conventional biofuels between 2018 and 2023. READ MORE

October 08, 2018

New Hampshire delegation asks EPA to include biomass power in RFS

New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is speaking out to urge the U.S. EPA to move forward with a proposed rule that would allow renewable electricity made from biomass that is used to fuel vehicles to quality for the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

October 05, 2018

UNICA: Increased sales of hydrous ethanol continue into September

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced mills in the south-central region of the country sold 962.32 million liters (254.22 million gallons) of hydrous ethanol during the first half of September. READ MORE

October 04, 2018

RFA completes leadership transition, elects new chairman

Geoff Cooper has formally taken over as president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, with Bob Dinneen transitioning to the role of senior strategic advisor. The RFA has also elected Pacific Ethanol CEO Neil Koehler as chairman of the board. READ MORE

October 03, 2018

Pink at the Pump campaign kicks off in Iowa

More than 50 fuel retailers in Iowa are participating in the third annual Pink at the Pump campaign this October, according to the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association. The program aims to support breast cancer research through the purchase of E15. READ MORE

October 03, 2018

UK consumption of liquid biofuels up during second quarter

New data released by the U.K. government shows the country increased its overall consumption of liquid biofuels during the second quarter of 2018. Consumption of ethanol, however, was down slightly. READ MORE