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 20, 2016

White House OMB reviews 2017 RFS rule

On Oct. 19, the U.S. EPA delivered its proposed rule to set renewable fuel standard (RFS) volume standards for 2017 and biobased diesel standards for 2018 to the White House Office of Management and Budget. READ MORE

October 20, 2016

Business Briefs

October 19, 2016

USDA solicits REAP applications

On Oct. 18, the USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service announced it is accepting applications for the Rural Energy for America Program, which can help agricultural producers and rural small businesses install renewable energy systems. READ MORE

October 18, 2016

CropEnergies reports increased ethanol production volumes

CropEnergies AG has announced ethanol production increased during the first half of the 2016-’17 financial year, reaching 450,000 cubic meters (118.88 million gallons), up from 422,000 cubic meters during the same period of prior year. READ MORE

October 17, 2016

USGC: Ethanol, DDGS exports up during the 2015-’16 marketing year

The U.S. Grains Council has announced U.S. feed grains in all forms during the 2015-’16 marketing year –‘reached 100.5 million metric tons (3.96 billion bushels), up more than 300,000 metric tons from the previous marketing year. READ MORE

October 14, 2016

Shell files bid to purchase Abengoa’s cellulosic ethanol plant

Shell Oil Co. has offered a stalking horse bid of more than $26 million to purchase Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC’s 25 MMgy cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas, under Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. READ MORE

October 14, 2016

EIA maintains ethanol production forecast for 2016, 2017

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the October edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting fuel ethanol production will average 990,000 barrels per day this year and next year, up from 970,000 barrels per day in 2015. READ MORE

October 13, 2016

UNICA releases updated ethanol production data

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association recently announced mills in the country’s south-central region produced 18.06 billion liters (4.77 billion gallons) of ethanol from the beginning of the current season through mid-September. READ MORE

October 13, 2016

USDA revises corn outlook in October WASDE report

The USDA Office of Chief Economist has released the October edition of its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report, predicting lower production for corn, with increased exports, reduced stocks and higher prices. READ MORE

October 11, 2016

Deinove shelves Deinol program, refocuses efforts

France-based Deinove recently released financial results for the first half of 2016, announcing plans to shelve its advanced biofuel business and refocus its efforts on antibiotics and carotenoids in nutrition and cosmetics. READ MORE