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 16, 2018

Grassley: EPA not pursuing plan to attach RINs to biofuel exports

The U.S. EPA is no longer considering a plan would allow renewable identification numbers (RINs) to be applied to exported volumes of biofuels, according to remarks made by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, during an Aug. 15 press call. READ MORE

August 15, 2018

Report discusses Columbia’s recent move to an E10 mandate

A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network discusses Columbia’s recent decision to increase its biofuel blend mandate to 10 percent. READ MORE

August 15, 2018

Ag groups urge Congress to quickly complete work on Farm Bill

More than 150 ag groups and businesses sent a letter to leaders of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and House Committee on Agriculture urging them to complete work on the 2018 Farm Bill before the Agricultural Act of 2014 expires on Sept. 30. READ MORE

August 14, 2018

Novozymes reports significant sales growth for bioenergy segment

On Aug. 10, Novozymes released financial results for the first half of 2018, reporting 14 percent organic sales growth for its bioenergy segment. Overall, the company experienced organic sales growth of 4 percent. READ MORE

August 14, 2018

Aemetis reports progress with cellulosic ethanol project

Aemetis Inc. released second quarter financial results on Aug. 9, reporting increased revenues and gross margins. The company also reported process being made with its Riverbank cellulosic ethanol plant. READ MORE

August 13, 2018

Pacific Ethanol discusses impact of trade barriers, EPA actions

Pacific Ethanol Inc. released second quarter financial results on Aug. 9, reporting a slight increase in net sales. The company also discussed how current trade barriers and the U.S. EPA’s administration of the RFS are impacting ethanol demand. READ MORE

August 13, 2018

Comment period on 2019 RFS proposal closes this week

The public comment period on the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule to set 2019 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard, along with the 2020 RVO for biomass-based diesel, closes Aug. 17. READ MORE

August 09, 2018

Gevo discusses future expansion plans for Luverne plant site

Gevo Inc. released second quarter financial results on Aug. 8, reporting a 28.9 percent increase in product sales when compared to the same period of last year, and discussing the company’s future plans. READ MORE

August 09, 2018

DOE schedules meeting of biomass R&D advisory committee

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced it will hold an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee on Aug. 22-23 in Arlington Virginia. READ MORE

August 08, 2018

The Andersons reports strong performance for ethanol group

The Andersons Inc. released second quarter 2018 financial results on Aug. 7, reporting improved performance for the company’s ethanol group and the company as a whole. The ethanol group reported a 30 percent year-over-year increase in pretax income. READ MORE