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 27, 2015

DOE announces biomass advisory committee meeting

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee will be held March 5-6 in Washington, D.C. Members of the public are welcome to observe the business of the committee. READ MORE

February 26, 2015

Biofuel industry criticizes Toomey, Feinstein RFS bill

On Feb. 26, Sens. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., introduced the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2015. The bill, which is cosponsored by Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., aims to alter the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

February 25, 2015

Report provides overview of European biobased economy

A report published by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Information Network provides an overview of the EU biobased economy and estimated biomass requirements for the production of biofuels, bioplastics, biochemicals and other products. READ MORE

February 24, 2015

EU committee votes to cap first-generation biofuels

On Feb. 24, the Environment Committee of the European Parliament approved a draft law to cap the production of traditional biofuels and accelerate the shift to alternative feedstocks, such as seaweed and waste. READ MORE

February 24, 2015

Raizen reports increased net revenue in quarterly report

Brazil-based Raozen has released financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015,reporting net revenue of R$16.98 billion ($5.9 billion), up from R$14.88 billion during the same period of the prior year. READ MORE

February 23, 2015

EPA: More than 4 million cellulosic RINs generated in January

The U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for January, reporting that nearly 1.38 billion RINs were generated during the month, including more than 4.07 million D3 cellulosic biofuel RINs. READ MORE

February 20, 2015

Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

The Surface Transportation Board has announced the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee will hold a meeting March 5 in Washington, D.C. The meeting is open to the public. Written comments can be submitted at any time. READ MORE

February 19, 2015

NREL 2013 Renewable Energy Data Book includes biofuel statistics

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has released its 2013 Renewable Energy Data Book, which features statistics on U.S. and global renewable energy generation, renewable energy development, clean energy investments, and technology-specific data. READ MORE

February 18, 2015

Bunge reports improved 2014 results for sugar, bioenergy segment

Bunge has released fourth quarter and 2014 financial results, reporting improved quarterly performance for its sugarcane milling and biofuels segment. The segment reported an adjusted EBIT $9 million loss, an improvement over the same period of 2013. READ MORE

February 17, 2015

Golden Grain Energy produces 1 billionth gallon of ethanol

Golden Grain Energy LLC has reached a new milestone, with 1 billion gallons of ethanol produced. The 120 MMgy plant, located in Mason City, Iowa, broke ground in 2003. Members of the ethanol industry have spoken out to applaud the achievement. READ MORE