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

February 10, 2016

EIA revises 2016, 2017 ethanol production forecasts

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the February edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting ethanol production will average approximately 965,000 barrels per day this year and next year. READ MORE

February 08, 2016

RFA: US ethanol exports reached 836 million gallons in 2015

The Renewable Fuels Association has released a new summary of ethanol trade statistics, reporting the U.S. ethanol industry exported 836 million gallons of ethanol last year valued at approximately $18 billion. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

EPA rulemaking aims to update GHG reporting requirements

The U.S. EPA has published a proposed rule that aims to amend specific provisions in the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule, including some provisions related to biogas and ethanol. Comments are due Feb. 29. READ MORE

February 04, 2016

Indiana bill would extend misfueling immunity to mid-level blends

In mid-January, a congressman in the Indiana General Assembly introduced a bill that aims to increase use of ethanol-blended fuels by expanding immunity for the misuse of blended fuel. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

Energy Bill amendments aim to impede biofuels, benefit bioenergy

The U.S. Senate is currently considering the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. To date, lawmakers have introduced more than 275 amendments to the bill, including several that would impact biofuels and bioenergy. READ MORE

February 02, 2016

Biofuels industry speaks out following results of Iowa caucus

On Feb. 1, the Iowa caucus officially kicked off the primary election season. Twelve of the 14 candidates who participated in the Iowa caucus are supportive of the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

February 01, 2016

Corn use for ethanol reached 444.5 million bushels in December

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service has published the February edition of its Grain Crushing and Coproducts Production report, showing total corn consumed for fuel alcohol was 444.5 million bushels. READ MORE

January 28, 2016

Valero reports increased ethanol production volumes

Valero Energy Corp. has released 2015 financial results, reporting the company’s ethanol segment achieved increased production volumes, but decreased operating income. Overall, Valero reported increased adjusted net income. READ MORE

January 28, 2016

FSA seeks comments on revision of information collection for NAP

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency has published a notice in the Federal Register seeking comments on a revision of a currently approved information collection in support of the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP). READ MORE

January 27, 2016

EPA: RIN generation reached 17.89 billion in 2015

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) data for December, reporting that more than 1.21 billion RINs were generated during the month, bringing the full-year 2015 total to nearly 17.89 billion. READ MORE