Erin Voegele

Erin Voegele currently serves as an Associate Editor for Biomass Magazine, and 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

April 17, 2015

Bill aims to alter RVO process, definition for cellulosic biofuel

Sen. Jeff Flake, R, Ariz., has introduced legislation that aims to amend the renewable fuel standard to require the cellulosic requirement to be based on actual production and alter the statutory definition of cellulosic biofuels to exclude biogas. READ MORE

April 17, 2015

DOE to host webinar on biofuel sustainability April 22

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has announced plans to host a webinar on biofuel sustainability on April 22, titled "Biofuels for the Environment and Communities." READ MORE

April 16, 2015

Report outlines roadmap for industrial biotechnology

The National Research Council of the National Academies recently published a report outlining goals and recommendations to expand industrial biotechnology. The report was prepared at the request of the U.S. DOE and National Science Foundation. READ MORE

April 15, 2015

EIA annual outlook predicts bioenergy growth

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released its Annual Energy Outlook 2015, which presents updated projections for U.S. energy markets through 2040 based on six different scenarios. The outlook includes bioenergy forecasts. READ MORE

April 14, 2015

ASABE: 2 ISO standards approved for solid biofuels

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers has announced the international community has approved two International Organization for Standardization standards for solid biofuels, including ISO 16993 and ISO 16994. READ MORE

April 14, 2015

European Parliament committee votes to approve biofuel agreement

On April 14, the environment committee of the European Parliament voted 51-12 to endorse a deal struck by legislators earlier this year that aims to cap the use of first-generation biofuels and accelerate the shift to alternative sources. READ MORE

April 13, 2015

U.K. DECC releases 2014 bioenergy data

The U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change recently published provisional annual data for last year, reporting significant increases in bioenergy generation. The U.K. generated 22.9 TWh of energy from biomass resources in 2014. READ MORE

April 10, 2015

EPA to finalize 2014, 2015 and 2016 RFS rules by November

The U.S. EPA has posted a notice to its website announcing that the volume requirements for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 renewable fuel standard (RFS), along with the 2017 volume requirement for biomass-based diesel, will be finalized by Nov. 30. READ MORE

April 10, 2015

BCSE: FY 2016 climate funding aids U.S. clean energy companies

The Business Council for Sustainable Energy has sent letters to members of Congress on behalf of its membership expressing support for the U.S. contribution to two climate funds in the administration’s fiscal year (FY) 2016 federal budget request. READ MORE

April 09, 2015

New York opens $160 RFP for large-scale clean energy projects

New York has announced plans to make a $160 million investment under the state's Reforming the Energy Vision strategy to aid in the growth of clean energy projects. The funding is being made available to support public-private sector partnerships. READ MORE