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

July 27, 2016

EPA: More than 1.7 billion RINs generated in June

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for June, reporting that more than 1.7 billion RINs were generated during the month, bringing the total for the first half of the year to nearly 9.21 billion. READ MORE

July 27, 2016

Syngenta provides update of Enogen activity in financial results

Syngenta has released financial results for the first half of 2016, reporting sales of $7.1 billion, down 2 percent at constant exchange rates and 7 percent at actual rates. Net income was $1.06 billion, down 13 percent. EBITA was $1.77 billion. READ MORE

July 26, 2016

USDA announces application periods for loan guarantee program

The USDA is accepting applications for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program, which provides loan guarantees of up to $250 million to develop, construct and retrofit commercial-scale biorefineries. READ MORE

July 26, 2016

Business Briefs

July 25, 2016

EPA approves efficient producer pathways for 6 Poet plants

In late June, the U.S. EPA approved efficient producer pathways for six Poet ethanol plants, bringing the total number of plants to receive pathways approvals under the efficient producer program to approximately 60. READ MORE

July 22, 2016

DOE to fund projects combining biofuel and engine research

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced its intent to issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled “Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines.” The initiative’s approach combines the previously independent areas of biofuels and combustion. READ MORE

July 21, 2016

Report features data on EU ethanol market

A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides an overview of the European Union’s biofuel market, including data on ethanol. READ MORE

July 20, 2016

US ethanol production sets new weekly record

The U.S. ethanol industry set a new weekly ethanol production record the week ending July 15, with production reaching an average of 1.029 million barrels per day, according to information published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. READ MORE

July 19, 2016

Government to launch app to aid renewable energy exports

The U.S. Departments of State, Commerce and Energy are inviting suppliers and providers of clean energy, smart grid and energy efficiency solutions to participate in an interactive directory of renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions. READ MORE

July 18, 2016

Ocean Park Advisors to market Abengoa’s cellulosic ethanol plant

On July 18, Ocean Park Advisors announced it has been retained by Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC to market its cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas, under Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. READ MORE