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

September 29, 2014

GE launches AnMBR technology, announces collaboration

On Sept. 29, GE made two announcements regarding the introduction of its anaerobic membrane bioreactor technology, a membrane-based wastewater treatment technology that combines anaerobic digestion technology with GE's ZeeWeed 500 membranes. READ MORE

September 26, 2014

EPA: 3.5 million cellulosic biogas RINs generated in August

The U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) data for August, reporting that nearly 3.5 million cellulosic RINs were generated during the month. More than 1.44 billion RINs were produced across all five biofuel categories. READ MORE

September 26, 2014

EIA: Bioenergy capacity continues to increase

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the September issue of its Electric Power Monthly report, indicating total in-service bioenergy capacity equaled 13,431.4 MW as of the close of July, up from 13,368.4 MW at the close of June. READ MORE

September 25, 2014

BIO: EPA inaction on RFS proposal has increased GHG emissions

A new report published by the Biotechnology Industry Organization indicates U.S. EPA inaction on finalizing the 2014 renewable fuel standard has resulted in a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

September 24, 2014

Neste Oil adds biopropane production to Rotterdam biorefinery

Finland-based Neste Oil has announced plans to add biopropane production capabilities to its biorefinery in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Construction of the project is expected to begin immediately, with biopropane sales commencing in 2016. READ MORE

September 23, 2014

Legislation would extend biofuel, bioenergy tax credits

Legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 19 aims to enact two-year extensions for several clean energy tax incentives. The bill is titled the Bridge to a Clean Energy Future Act of 2014. READ MORE

September 22, 2014

USDA announces REAP funding for bioenergy projects

On Sept. 18, the USDA announced it is investing $68 million in 540 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects under the Rural Energy for America Program. Bioenergy projects were among those selected to receive funding. READ MORE

September 19, 2014

Community aims to develop district heating project in Minnesota

A proposed biomass-fueled district heating project in Grand Marais, Minnesota, is one step closer to reality with the recent publication of a Step II study. Construction could begin as soon as 2016. READ MORE

September 19, 2014

IRENA report features bioenergy supply, demand projections

The International Renewable Energy Agency has published a new report predicting a major role for modern, sustainable biomass technologies in the world's energy mix. It includes forecasts for power, thermal and liquid fuels production. READ MORE

September 17, 2014

Enviva to develop 3 new pellet plants

Enviva LP is pursuing the development of three new wood pellet plants, including two in North Carolina, which were recently announced by state officials. A location for the third project has not been finalized. READ MORE