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 19, 2014

EPA: Nearly 6 million cellulosic RINs generated in November

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) data for November, reporting that more than 1.38 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 6 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

December 19, 2014

UNICA: Brazilian ethanol production up, exports down

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane energy association, has announced ethanol production from the start of the current season through the end of November is up 3.54 percent when compared to last year. Exports, however, are down 55 percent. READ MORE

December 18, 2014

BPC report highlights 40 RFS policy options

Growth Energy has responded to a report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center that describes several options for reforming the renewable fuel standard (RFS), noting it pushes some of same tired talking points Big Oil has relied on for years. READ MORE

December 17, 2014

Senate passes short-term tax extenders package

On Dec. 16, the U.S. Senate passed a short-term tax extenders package that aims to retroactively extend several tax incentives that expired at the end of 2013 and throughout this year through the end of 2014. READ MORE

December 16, 2014

U.K. opens competition to fund demonstration-scale biofuel plants

The U.K. Department for Transport has announced plans to award GBP 25 million ($39.37 million) to support the development of up to three advanced biofuel demonstration plants through a two-phase competition. READ MORE

December 15, 2014

Indiana ethanol plant resumes operations

Noble Americas South Bend Ethanol LLC is restarting operations at its 100 MMgy ethanol plant in South Bend, Indiana. The facility is currently undergoing testing activities and is expected to be producing ethanol by mid-December. READ MORE

December 12, 2014

EPA highlights expected RFS rulemaking schedule during hearing

On Dec. 10, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Energy Policy, HealthCare and Entitlements held a hearing focused on the U.S. EPA's implementation of the renewable fuels standard (RFS). READ MORE

December 11, 2014

Class I railroads file updated weekly status reports

BNSF Railway Co. reported it held only four ethanol unit trains and 105 grain unit trains short of designation or scheduled interchange for longer than six hours during the week ending Dec. 6. Canadian Pacific held six ethanol and six grain trains. READ MORE

December 09, 2014

EIA: New ethanol production records set, 2015 forecast increased

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the December issue of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, reporting new records for average weekly and monthly ethanol production. The EIA also increased its 2015 production forecast. READ MORE

December 08, 2014

Chicago finance committee passes E15 ordinance

On Dec. 8, the Chicago City Council Committee on Finance passed an ordinance that would require filling stations within the city to supply E15. The measure now moves to the full city council for a hearing on Dec. 10. READ MORE