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

November 17, 2017

Weltec to expand biogas project in Uruguay

Weltec Biopower recently signed a contract to expand a biogas facility in Uruguay for Estancias del Lago, a producer of powered milk. Weltec set up an initial biogas plant for EDL in 2013 and will complete the expansion project in late 2018. READ MORE

November 16, 2017

Canadian pellet exports up 46 percent from 2015 to 2016

Canada’s National Energy Board has announced Canadian wood pellet exports increased by 46 percent between 2015 and 2016. The growth is attributed to growing global demand for biomass-fired electricity generation to replace coal-fired generation. READ MORE

November 15, 2017

EIA: 610,000 tons of densified biomass fuel produced in August

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the November edition of its Monthly Densified Biomass Fuel Report, which includes data for August. The report estimates total U.S. production capacity is nearly 12.71 million tons per year. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

Rentech releases third quarter financial results

Rentech Inc. released third quarter financial results on Nov. 9. The results were released roughly one month after announcing its shares would be removed listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market and be moved the OTCQB market, effective Oct. 16. READ MORE

November 13, 2017

EIA updates short-term bioenergy, wood heating forecasts

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released its Short-Term Energy Outlook for November, providing updated bioenergy forecasts for 2017 and 2018, and updated wood heating forecasts for the 2017-’18 heating season. READ MORE

November 10, 2017

BPA, ABC ask for parity in tax reform package

The Biomass Power Association and American Biogas Council recently partnered with the Energy Recovery Council and National Hydropower Association to ask Congress for tax parity for all renewable technologies in tax reform. READ MORE

November 10, 2017

Lawmakers ask FTC to investigate manipulation of RIN markets

A bipartisan group of six members of Congress wrote to the Federal Trade Commission on Nov. 7 asking the agency to investigate possible market manipulation in the renewable identification number (RIN) market. READ MORE

November 09, 2017

California funds 18 dairy digester projects

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has awarded $35.2 million to 18 dairy digester projects. The projects are part of the Dairy Digester Research and Development program and aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from dairy manure. READ MORE

November 09, 2017

Advanced biofuel companies thank Trump for commitment to RFS

A group of 19 advanced biofuel companies sent a letter to President Trump on Nov. 8 thanking him for his commitment to the Renewable Fuel Standard and outlining the need to set strong advanced and cellulosic targets in the 2018 RFS rule. READ MORE

November 08, 2017

New BioAmber CEO outlines near-term priorities to enable growth

BioAmber appointed Richard Eno as its new CEO in September. During an earnings call, Eno described his near-term priorities for the company. First, he said the company will be focused on selling out the capacity of its Sarnia facility. READ MORE