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

February 12, 2016

AFPM challenges RFS rule, court consolidates 3 RFS challenges

On Feb. 10, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers filed a petition for review with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging the U.S. EPA’s recent renewable fuel standard (RFS) rulemaking. READ MORE

February 12, 2016

Army to lease land to Hawaiian Electric for bioenergy project

The Army has announced the availability of the record of decision (ROD) to lease land and grant easements on Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield to Hawaii Electric Co. for the development of a 50 MW biofuel-fueled power plant. READ MORE

February 11, 2016

German Pellets files for insolvency

On Feb. 11, German Pellets GmbH announced a German court has appointed a provisional insolvency administrator with regard to insolvency proceedings that have been initiated against the assets of the company. READ MORE

February 11, 2016

Active Energy Group announces launch of AEG CoalSwitch

U.K.-based Active Energy Group Plc recently announced the launch of its AEG CoalSwitch division. According to the company, its AEG CoalSwitch technology creates a biomass-based drop-in replacement for coal. READ MORE

February 10, 2016

Supreme Court delays enforcement of Clean Power Plan

On Feb. 9, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a request to delay enforcement of the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan until legal challenges are resolved. READ MORE

February 10, 2016

EIA increases short-term forecast for power production from wood

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the February edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting total renewables used in the electric power sector will increase by 8.1 percent this year. READ MORE

February 09, 2016

Report: Biomass, biogas, waste-to-energy added 224 MW last year

Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy have released the fourth annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, which shows renewable energy comprised 20 percent of the U.S. power fleet last year, reaching 222 GW. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

FERC: US added 305 MW of biomass capacity in 2015

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Office of Energy Projects has released its energy infrastructure update for December, reporting the U.S. added 305 MW of biomass capacity last year, up from 270 MW in 2014. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

EPA rulemaking aims to update GHG reporting requirements

The U.S. EPA has published a proposed rule that aims to amend specific provisions in the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule, including some provisions related to biogas and ethanol. Comments are due Feb. 29. READ MORE

February 04, 2016

Drax: Further details of EU investigation now available

The EU recently published additional details pertaining to its in-depth investigation to assess whether the U.K.’s plans to support the conversion of an additional unit of the Drax power plant to operate on biomass are in line with state aid rules. READ MORE