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 15, 2021

Wood pellets offer pragmatic solution to need for on-demand power

A new FutureMetrics white paper explains why repurposing existing pulverized coal power plants to run on industrial wood pellets is a rational and pragmatic solution to generate on-demand electricity as we decarbonize the power sector. READ MORE

April 15, 2021

Canadian government invests in RNG-fueled buses

The Canadian government and the government of British Columbia will each invest more than $3.1 million to support a project that will replace diesel-fueled buses at the end of their useful life with busses fueled by CNG or RNG. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

DOE to hold webinar on $61.4 million FOA for biofuels on April 16

The DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office has announced it will host a webinar on April 16 that will be of interest to those who may apply to topic area one of the agency’s recently announced $61.4 million FOA for biofuel and bioenergy projects. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

Axne: House infrastructure package should support biofuels

Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, on April 14 sent a letter to leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives and chairs of four House committees urging them to provide support for biofuels in the upcoming infrastructure package. READ MORE

April 13, 2021

Drax completes acquisition of Pinnacle

Drax Group plc announced on April 13 that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. The transaction increases Drax’s annual wood pellet production capacity to 4.9 million metric tons from 2022. READ MORE

April 13, 2021

Bioenergy companies urge Biden to set GHG reduction goal

Drax Group plc, Enviva and Vanguard Renewables are among 310 businesses and investors that have signed an open letter to President Biden urging his administration to reduce GHG emissions by at least 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. READ MORE

April 12, 2021

Drax: BECCS offers less expensive way to meet UK climate goals

Drax Group plc released the results of a new study on April 12 that shows its planned BECSS projects will save the U.K. more than £4.5 billion ($6.18 billion) over the next decade as the country works to meet its climate goals. READ MORE

April 12, 2021

Washington Senate passes Clean Fuel Standard bill

The Washington Senate on April 8 voted 27 to 20 in favor of H.B. 1091, a bill that aims to establish a state-wide CFS. The amended legislation will now be considered by the House, which passed an earlier version of the bill on Feb. 27. READ MORE

April 08, 2021

DOE offers $61.4 million for biofuel, bioenergy projects

The DOE on April 8 announced it will award $61.4 million to support the development and demonstration of bioenergy projects, including those focused on marine and aviation fuels, cellulosic sugars, separations technologies, wood heating, and RNG. READ MORE

April 08, 2021

EPA awards $2.5 million to 24 environmental projects

The U.S. EPA on April 6 announced nearly $2.5 million in awards to 24 small businesses to support the development of environmental technologies. A portion of that funding is supporting bioenergy and biomaterials projects. READ MORE