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

August 18, 2017

EPA: 20.36 million cellulosic RINs generated in July

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for July, reporting more than 1.67 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 20.36 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

August 17, 2017

STB seeks nominations for biofuel candidate to fill RETAC vacancy

The Surface Transportation Board is seeking candidates to fill two vacancies on its Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, including one representing the biofuels industry. Suggestions for candidates are due Aug. 30. READ MORE

August 16, 2017

Tharaldson Ethanol wins USDA REAP funding to support expansion

The Tharaldson Ethanol LLC plant in Casselton, North Dakota, is being awarded $341,000 in federal funding under USDA Rural Development's Rural Energy for America Program to support the addition of a new fermenter and cooling tower cell. READ MORE

August 15, 2017

Novozymes reports sales growth for bioenergy division

Novozymes has released second quarter financial results, reporting increased sales for its bioenergy division. The company also briefly discussed its new initiative to supply yeast for ethanol production. READ MORE

August 14, 2017

UK releases 2016 ethanol data, REA calls for enforcement of E10

The U.K. Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has released updated energy data, reporting that that ethanol accounted for 4.4 percent of gasoline and biodiesel accounted for 2.4 percent of diesel in 2016. READ MORE

August 11, 2017

Aemetis discusses cellulosic ethanol plans during investor call

Aemetis Inc. has released second quarter financial results, providing an update on its efforts to acquire Edeniq and discussing plans to construct a 10 MMgy cellulosic ethanol plant near its existing corn ethanol facility in Keyes, California. READ MORE

August 10, 2017

USDA reduces corn production forecast in August WASDE

The USDA has released the August edition of its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, predicting corn production will reach 14.2 billion bushels, down 102 million bushels from the July projection. READ MORE

August 10, 2017

Legislation aims to repeal Energy Title of 2014 Farm Bill

In late July, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., introduced legislation that aims to repeal bioenergy programs contained under Title IX of the 2014 Farm Bill. A total of 10 programs, including the Rural Energy for America Program, would be eliminated. READ MORE

August 09, 2017

EIA maintains 2017, 2018 ethanol production forecasts

The U.S. Energy Information Administration maintains its 2017 and 2018 ethanol production forecasts in its August Short-Term Energy Outlook. Ethanol production is expected average 1.02 million barrels per day in 2017, falling slightly in 2018. READ MORE

August 08, 2017

USDA: June corn use for ethanol production up over last year

The USDA recently released the August edition of its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report, announcing fuel ethanol production in June was up when compared to the same month of last year. READ MORE