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

February 09, 2016

Report: Biomass, biogas, waste-to-energy added 224 MW last year

Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy have released the fourth annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, which shows renewable energy comprised 20 percent of the U.S. power fleet last year, reaching 222 GW. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

FERC: US added 305 MW of biomass capacity in 2015

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Office of Energy Projects has released its energy infrastructure update for December, reporting the U.S. added 305 MW of biomass capacity last year, up from 270 MW in 2014. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

EPA rulemaking aims to update GHG reporting requirements

The U.S. EPA has published a proposed rule that aims to amend specific provisions in the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule, including some provisions related to biogas and ethanol. Comments are due Feb. 29. READ MORE

February 04, 2016

Drax: Further details of EU investigation now available

The EU recently published additional details pertaining to its in-depth investigation to assess whether the U.K.’s plans to support the conversion of an additional unit of the Drax power plant to operate on biomass are in line with state aid rules. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

Energy Bill amendments aim to impede biofuels, benefit bioenergy

The U.S. Senate is currently considering the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. To date, lawmakers have introduced more than 275 amendments to the bill, including several that would impact biofuels and bioenergy. READ MORE

February 02, 2016

Biofuels industry speaks out following results of Iowa caucus

On Feb. 1, the Iowa caucus officially kicked off the primary election season. Twelve of the 14 candidates who participated in the Iowa caucus are supportive of the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

January 29, 2016

DOE funds 10 MW biomass project on military installation

On Jan. 27, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $2.85 million in funding to support four projects that aim to advanced development of renewable energy technologies facilities across the federal government. READ MORE

January 28, 2016

FSA seeks comments on revision of information collection for NAP

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency has published a notice in the Federal Register seeking comments on a revision of a currently approved information collection in support of the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP). READ MORE

January 28, 2016

Drax Biomass shelves plans Pike BioEnergy pellet plant

Drax Biomass has ceased development of a proposed pellet plant that was under development in Pike County, Mississippi. The project was being developed under the name Pike BioEnergy LLC. READ MORE

January 27, 2016

States ask Supreme Court to block Clean Power Plan

On Jan. 26, a group of 29 states, led by Texas and West Virginia, asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block implementation of the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan until a legal challenge filed in a lower appeals court is resolved. READ MORE