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

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

Enviva announces new contracts, discusses plans to add capacity

Enviva Partners LP has released second quarter financial results, discussing increased demand for pellets from the Japanese market and providing an update on the development of pellet production projects. 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

USDA solicits applications for loan guarantee program

The USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service has announced it is soliciting applications for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program. READ MORE

August 07, 2018

Pinnacle discusses plans for future capacity increases

Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. recently released second quarter financial results, reporting progress with the development of new two pellet plants and discussing future plans to expand the company’s production capacity. READ MORE

August 07, 2018

EIA: Bioenergy capacity, generation to increase next year

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the August edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that nonhydropower renewables will provide more than 10 percent of electricity generation in 2018. READ MORE

August 06, 2018

OMB reviews rule to amend 2015 residential wood heater regulation

The White House OMB is reviewing a proposal that aims to amend a 2015 rule that set performance standards for new residential wood heaters, hydronic heaters and forced-air furnaces that would allow retailers additional time to sell older appliances. READ MORE

August 06, 2018

DOE seeks input on needs related to biomass catalyst scale-up

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office has opened a request for information (RFI) that aims to help it understand current needs related to catalyst development for the conversion of biomass and waste streams. READ MORE

August 03, 2018

EIA: 630,000 tons of densified biomass fuel produced in April

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing that U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 630,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in April, with sales reaching 600,000 tons. READ MORE