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

May 04, 2015

Velocys reports a successful 2014

Velocys plc has released financial results for 2014, reporting that last year was one of the most successful in the company's history. Velocys' first commercial plant is under construction in Oklahoma and scheduled to begin operations in 2016. READ MORE

May 01, 2015

Army opens comment period on Hawaiian bioenergy plant

The U.S. Army has opened a 45-day public comment period on its draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the construction and operation of the proposed Schofield Generating Station Project, a 50 MW biofuel-capable power plant planned in Hawaii. READ MORE

April 30, 2015

DOE publishes Quadrennial Energy Review

In April, the U.S. Department of Energy released its Quadrennial Energy Review. The report focuses on energy infrastructure and identifies threats, risks, and opportunities for U.S. energy and climate security. READ MORE

April 30, 2015

U.K. households supportive of renewable energy, biomass

The U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change has released an updated edition of its public attitudes tracking survey, reporting that 78 percent of U.K. households said they support the use of renewable energy provide electricity, fuel and heat. READ MORE

April 29, 2015

Enviva begins trading on NYSE, provides update on pellet projects

On April 29, Enviva Partners LP launched trading of its common units on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "EVA." The initial public offering (IPO) of 10 million common units was priced at $20 per unit. READ MORE

April 29, 2015

Astec Industries highlights pellet plant order in investor call

Astec Industries Inc. has released first quarter financial results, reporting net sales of $288.7 million, up 21 percent from the $238.7 million reported for the same period of 2014. Earnings were $15.1 million, or 65 cents per diluted share. READ MORE

April 28, 2015

EPA opens comment period on carinata oil GHG analysis

The U.S. EPA is accepting comments on its analysis of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributed to the production and transport of Brassica carinata oil feedstock for the use in making biofuels, such as biodiesel, renewable diesel and jet fuel. READ MORE

April 27, 2015

Covanta reports strong first quarter despite challenging weather

Covanta Holding Corp. has released first quarter financial results, reporting plant operations and waste volumes were in line with expectations despite challenging weather conditions in the Northeast. READ MORE

April 24, 2015

Sustane Technologies to produce MSW-derived pellets in Canada

Sustane Technologies Inc. is developing a facility in Chester, Nova Scotia, that will produce waste-derived biomass pellets. The project is expected to break ground this summer and begin operations in mid-2016. READ MORE

April 24, 2015

37 senators issue letter in support of a strong RFS

A bipartisan group of 37 senators have send a letter to the U.S. EPA urging the agency to reverse course from the 2014 proposed rule and maintain a strong renewable fuel standard (RFS) to drive innovation and growth in America’s economy. READ MORE