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

January 21, 2022

EPA: 19.86 billion RINs generated under the RFS in 2021

Nearly 19.86 billion RINs were generated under the RFS in 2021, up when compared to both the 18.32 billion generated in 2020 and the 19.81 billion generated in 2019, according to data released by the U.S. EPA on Jan. 20. READ MORE

January 20, 2022

Vilsack says the future for biofuels remains bright

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the important role biofuels and biobased manufacturing play in the rural economy and highlighted the agency’s efforts to support those industries during a Jan. 20 hearing held by the House Ag Committee. READ MORE

January 20, 2022

EPA: 2 additional SRE petitions filed, 69 now pending

The U.S. EPA released updated SRE data on Jan. 20, reporting that two additional SRE petitions have been filed under the RFS for compliance year 2020. A total of 69 SRE petitions are now pending, up from 67 that were pending as of mid-December. READ MORE

January 19, 2022

USDA launches Rural Energy Pilot Program

The USDA on Jan. 19 announced it will make up to $10 million in grants available through the new Rural Energy Pilot Program, which aims to help rural communities develop renewable energy. Biomass and bioenergy are among the eligible technologies. READ MORE

January 19, 2022

$15M grant supports development of proposed Louisiana biorefinery

Strategic Biofuels and the Port of Columbia in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, on Jan. 19 announced the port has received a $15 million infrastructure and improvement grant that will benefit Strategic Biofuels’ proposed Louisiana Green Fuels project. READ MORE

January 18, 2022

Report predicts growth in Canadian renewable diesel production

Canada could have 3.27 billion liters (863.84 million gallons) of renewable diesel production capacity in place within the next four years, according to a report recently filed with the USDA FAS's Global Agricultural Information Network. READ MORE

January 17, 2022

Haldor Topsoe technology to be installed at 2 SAF biorefineries

Haldor Topsoe on Jan. 14 announced its HydroFlex technology will be used to produce renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at two proposed greenfield biorefineries under development in California and Missouri by Indaba Renewable Fuels. READ MORE

January 13, 2022

EIA: Densified biomass fuel sales reach 930,000 tons in September

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 750,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in September, with sales reaching 930,000 tons. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

UK government launches Hydrogen BECCS Innovation Program

The U.K. government on Jan. 12 announced the launch of the new Hydrogen BECCS Innovation Program, which aims to support the development of innovative technologies that will generate hydrogen from biomass and waste feedstocks via BECCS. READ MORE

January 11, 2022

EPA delivers proposed rule on canola oil RFS fuel pathways to OMB

The U.S. EPA on Jan. 10 delivered a proposed rule that aims to create canola oil fuel pathways under the RFS for renewable diesel, jet fuel, naphtha and liquid propane gas (LPG) to the White House Office of Management and Budget. READ MORE