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 23, 2020

Report quantities GHG benefits of biofuel use in Canada

Advanced Biofuels Canada on Oct. 19 announced the release of its Biofuels in Canada 2020 report, which shows that biofuels accounted for 6.5 percent of Canada’s gasoline pool and 2.5 percent of the nation’s diesel pool in 2018. READ MORE

October 22, 2020

Oil state senators ask EPA to undermine the RFS

Several oil state senators are urging the EPA to set the 2021 RVO for renewable fuel below the E10 blend wall. They also called for cellulosic, advanced biofuel, and biomass-based diesel RVOs be set at the level of demonstrated domestic production. READ MORE

October 22, 2020

Grassley, IRFA, IBB speak out against zero-emission vehicles bill

Two Iowa biofuel groups and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on Oct. 22 spoke out against legislation introduced on Oct. 20 that aims to eliminate sales internal combustion engine vehicles that can be fueled with biofuels. READ MORE

October 22, 2020

Valero reports strong Q3 for renewable diesel, ethanol

Valero Energy Corp. released third quarter financial results on Oct. 22. The company reported an overall net loss. Results for the company’s ethanol and renewable diesel segments, however, were improved when compared to the same period of 2019. READ MORE

October 22, 2020

EPA delivers final rule on cost, benefits of CAA regs to OMB

The U.S. EPA on Oct. 21 delivered its final rule that is expected to change how the agency considers the costs and benefits of regulations promulgated under the Clean Air Act to the White House Office of Management and Budget. READ MORE

October 21, 2020

EIA: Ethanol production down 3%, stocks down 1%

U.S. fuel ethanol production fell by nearly 3 percent the week ending Oct. 16, while weekly ending stocks fell by more than 1 percent, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Oct. 21. READ MORE

October 21, 2020

Novozymes reports 5% decline in Q3 bioenergy sales

Novozymes released third quarter financial results on Oct. 21, reporting overall sales declined 3 percent organically. The company’s bioenergy segment reported a 5 percent decline in organic sales for the quarter. READ MORE

October 21, 2020

Bill aims to require sales of zero-emission vehicles by 2035

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Rep. Mike Levin, D-Calif., on Oct. 20 introduced the Zero-Emissions Vehicles Act of 2020, which aims to end U.S. sales of new gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035. Requirements would begin to phase in 2025. READ MORE

October 20, 2020

EPA: 1.63 billion RINs generated in September

The U.S. EPA released data in mid-October showing 1.63 billion RINs were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in September, up from 1.61 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

October 20, 2020

CropEnergies reports record quarterly operating profits

European ethanol producer CropEnergies on Oct. 7 reported ethanol production and revenues for its second fiscal quarter were down when compared to last year. Operating profit, however, was up significantly. READ MORE