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 18, 2017

Comment period on EPA’s NODA to reduce RFS RVOs closes Oct. 19

Those who wish to weigh in on the U.S. EPA’s recent notice of data availability (NODA) that proposes reductions in 2018 and 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard renewable volume obligations (RVOs) must submit comments by 11:59 p.m. ET Oct. 19. READ MORE

October 17, 2017

Senators, governors advocate for strong biomass-based diesel RVOs

Several senators and governors are taking action to urge the Trump administration to ensure strong 2018 and 2019 renewable blending obligations (RVOs) are set under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

October 16, 2017

ABFA members oppose proposed cuts to RFS RVOs in letter to Trump

On Oct. 13, members of the Advanced Biofuels Association sent a letter to President Trump expressing their opposition to a recent proposal issued by the U.S. EPA that could result in lower blending obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

October 13, 2017

Maryland offers funding for animal waste-to-energy projects

The Maryland Energy Administration recently announced the opening of its fiscal year (FY) 2018 Animal Waste-to-Energy Grant Program, which is making $3.5 million available to support selected projects. READ MORE

October 13, 2017

Veolia opens biomass heating project in Spain

Veolia recently inaugurated a 12.5 MW biomass district heating system in Spain with Móstoles Ecoenergía that will provide heat to 3,000 homes. An expansion project planned for next summer will allow the system to heat an additional 4,000 homes. READ MORE

October 12, 2017

UK releases Clean Growth Strategy, plans next CfD auction

The U.K. government has released its Clean Growth Strategy, which aims to cut carbon emissions while driving economic growth. As part of the announcement, the government confirmed up to £557 million for the next Contracts for Difference auction. READ MORE

October 11, 2017

EIA predicts a rise in heating costs this winter

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the October edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook and Winter Fuels Outlook, predicting average household expenditures for all major home heating fuels will rise this winter. READ MORE

October 09, 2017

NYC proposes to expand food waste separation requirements

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) recent published a proposed rule that aims to expand organic waste source separation requirements for large commercial food retailers and food service establishments. READ MORE

October 09, 2017

Gevo collaborates with national labs on fuel, ETO projects

On Oct. 9, Gevo Inc. announced two collaborations with the U.S. Department of Energy’s national labs. One collaboration aims develop missile fuel while the other aims to optimize Gevo's ethanol-to-olefins catalyst performance. READ MORE

October 06, 2017

Share of renewables in electricity generation sets record in UK

The U.K. Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has released energy statistics for the second quarter, reporting that the renewables’ share of electricity generation reached a record high 29.8 percent during the three-month period. READ MORE