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

October 23, 2014

EPA funds student bioenergy projects under P3 program

The U.S. EPA recently awarded funding to 42 student teams to pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative approaches to address environmental problems as part of its People, Prosperity and Plant program. READ MORE

October 22, 2014

CREW sues EPA for release of RFS-related documents

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a nonprofit legal watchdog group, has announced it is suing the U.S. EPA for failing to release documents related to oil industry efforts to influence the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

October 22, 2014

DOE opens funding opportunity for feedstock research

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced plans to award up to $14 million to support the development of landscape design approaches for cellulosic feedstocks that enhance environmental and socio-economic sustainability. READ MORE

October 21, 2014

German Pellets provides update of La. plant in financial report

German Pellets has released financial results for the first half of the year, reporting increased net income. The company also indicated its Urania, Louisiana, facility is on track to begin production by the end of the year. READ MORE

October 20, 2014

Enviva to acquire Green Circle, Miss. project expected to proceed

Enviva Development Holdings LLC, an affiliate of Enviva LP, recently announced an agreement to acquire Green Circle Energy Inc. The transaction is not currently expected to impact the development of a proposed pellet plant in Mississippi. READ MORE

October 17, 2014

Abengoa celebrates grand opening of cellulosic ethanol plant

On Oct. 17, Abengoa celebrated the grand opening of its cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas. Construction on the 25 MMgy facility was completed in mid-August and ethanol production commenced in late September. READ MORE

October 17, 2014

Chempolis signs agreement for bamboo ethanol project in India

On Oct. 15, Finland-based Chempolis Ltd. announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Numaligarh Refinery Ltd., an enterprise of the Indian government, to build a cellulosic ethanol and chemical production facility in Assam, India. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

Virginia releases new energy plan

On Oct. 14, Gov. Terry McAuliffe officially unveiled the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan, which aims to provide a strategic vision for energy policy within the state. READ MORE

October 15, 2014

Public comments on low carbon fuel availability due Oct. 16

The recently established Low Carbon Fuels Coalition is encouraging low carbon fuel producers and other industry stakeholders to weigh in on the availability of low carbon fuels by submitting comments to the California Air Resources Board. READ MORE

October 15, 2014

Fire reported at British Columbia pellet plant

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc.'s pellet plant in Burns Lake, British Columbia, experienced a fire on Oct. 9. The incident occurred in one of the facility's large drying units. READ MORE