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 12, 2018

Toyo awarded contract for 50 MW biomass plant in Japan

In early October, Japan-based Toyo Engineering Corp. announced it has been awarded a contract to construct a 50 MW biomass power plant for Equis Bioenergy that will be fueled with wood pellets. READ MORE

October 11, 2018

Sebigas contracted to build 17.5 MW biogas project in Brazil

Italy-based biogas developer Sebigas has announced its Brazilian division, Sebigas Do Brasil, has been awarded a contract to construct a 17.5 MW biogas plant in southern Brazil for Raízen-Geo, a joint venture of Shell and Cosan. READ MORE

October 10, 2018

EIA predicts higher winter heating costs for most energy sources

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the October edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook and 2018-2019 Winter Fuels Outlook, predicting that average household bills for most energy sources of home heating will rise this winter. READ MORE

October 09, 2018

Norway to implement biofuel mandate for aviation fuel in 2020

Norway is taking action to require the use of renewable aviation fuel. On Oct. 4, the country’s Ministry of Climate and Environment announced it will require aviation fuel to contain at least 0.5 percent advanced biofuel starting in 2020. READ MORE

October 08, 2018

IEA forecasts growth in bioenergy production through 2023

In its latest market forecast, the International Energy Agency predicts modern bioenergy will represent the biggest growth in renewable energy sources between 2018 and 2023, with bioenergy in the power sector alone increasing by 37 gigawatts (GW). READ MORE

October 08, 2018

New Hampshire delegation asks EPA to include biomass power in RFS

New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is speaking out to urge the U.S. EPA to move forward with a proposed rule that would allow renewable electricity made from biomass that is used to fuel vehicles to quality for the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

October 05, 2018

EIA: 700,000 tons of densified biomass fuel sold in June

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing that U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 700,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in June, with sales also reaching 700,000 tons. READ MORE

October 05, 2018

BPA webinar to address renewable electricity under the RFS

The Biomass Power Association and Greenberg Traurig have announced plans to co-host a webinar that focuses on the role of renewable electricity under the Renewable Fuel Standard. The webinar is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. ET on Oct. 10. READ MORE

October 04, 2018

Valmet to deliver biomass boilers to projects in Spain, Chile

On Oct. 3, Valmet announced plans to supply biomass boilers and other equipment to a power plant project under development by Greenalia in Spain and a pulp mill project being completed by Arauco in Chile. READ MORE

October 04, 2018

FutureMetrics paper discusses model for forecasting pellet prices

FutureMetics LLC has published a new white paper discussing the model it has developed for estimating the cost of producing and transporting wood pellets from major producing regions to the foreign ports of major industrial end users. READ MORE