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 22, 2017

EPA: 1.79 billion RINs generated in April

The U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for April, reporting that nearly 1.79 billion RINs were generated during the month, including more than 17.29 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

May 19, 2017

UK biomass power sets new quarterly record

In the U.K., the latest Electrical Insights Report, produced by researchers at Imperial College London in collaboration with Drax, shows biomass generation hit a new high of 4.4 TWh during the first quarter of this year. READ MORE

May 18, 2017

New York announces plan to reduce methane emissions

On May 17, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a methane reduction plan that, in part, supports energy production from biogas at farms and landfills across the state. It targets three sectors: oil and gas, landfills and agriculture. READ MORE

May 17, 2017

Washington law expands generation of biomass RECs

On May 16, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation that allows certain older biomass power facilities to generate and sell renewable energy credits. READ MORE

May 16, 2017

EPA approves fuel pathway for REG Geismar

The U.S. EPA recently approving a fuel pathway for Renewable Energy Group Inc.’s Geismar, Louisiana, biorefinery. The plant can now generate D5 advanced biofuel RINs for naphtha and LPG made from nonfood-grade corn oil. READ MORE

May 15, 2017

OMB reviews 2018 RFS rule

On May 11, the U.S. EPA delivered its proposed rule for the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standards to the White House Office of Management and Budget. OMB review marks a final step before the proposal is released for public comment. READ MORE

May 15, 2017

BioAmber increases sales, discusses development of second plant

BioAmber Inc. recently released first quarter financial results, reporting sales of bio-succinic acid increased 46 percent when compared to the same quarter of 2016, reaching $2.1 million. READ MORE

May 12, 2017

Rentech releases first quarter financial results

Rentech Inc. has released first quarter financial results, reporting consolidated revenues from continuing operations of $32.2 million, down from $39.9 million during the same period of the previous year. Gross loss was $700,000. READ MORE

May 11, 2017

Perdue unveils plan to reorganize USDA

On May 11, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue released a plan to reorganize the USDA that creates an undersecretary for trade and agricultural affairs and eliminates the undersecretary for rural development. READ MORE

May 11, 2017

Enviva reports solid operating performance

Enviva Partners LP has released first quarter financial results, reporting net revenue of $122.1 million, up 13.9 percent from the same quarter of last year. Net income was $2.5 million, down from $5.5 million. READ MORE