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

August 12, 2022

House passes Inflation Reduction Act

The House on Aug. 12 voted 220 to 207 to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, a legislative package that includes a wide range of provisions that benefit the biofuel and bioenergy industries. President Biden is expected to sign the bill next week. READ MORE

August 12, 2022

USDA maintains forecast for 2022-’23 soybean oil use in biofuels

The USDA reduced its estimate for 2021-’22 soybean oil use in biofuel by 200 million pounds in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released Aug. 12. The forecast for 2020-’23 soybean oil use in biofuel was maintained. READ MORE

August 12, 2022

USDA: US soybean production up 2% from last year

U.S. soybean production for 2022 is expected to reach 4.53 billion bushels, up 2 percent when compared to 2021, according to the USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service’s latest Crop Production report, issued Aug. 12. READ MORE

August 11, 2022

UK government opens public consultation on BECSS strategy

The U.K. government on Aug. 11 launched a consultation on how to support the development of bioenergy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) projects in the U.K. over the next decade. The consulation is open through Oct. 7. READ MORE

August 10, 2022

EIA: Densified biomass fuel sales at 680,000 tons in April

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 850,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in April, with sales reaching 680,000 tons. READ MORE

August 10, 2022

BIC wins $1.8M to support development of biomass standards

The Canadian government on Aug. 3 awarded $1.8 million under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriAssurance Program to Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, a nonprofit group that supports the commercialization of sustainable technologies. READ MORE

August 09, 2022

Gevo to celebrate Net Zero 1 groundbreaking in September

Gevo Inc. plans to host a groundbreaking ceremony in September to kick off the initial site work phase at its proposed Net Zero 1 facility under development in Lake Preston, South Dakota, according to comments made by CEO Patrick Gruber on Aug. 8. READ MORE

August 09, 2022

EIA updates bioenergy capacity, production forecasts

Renewable electricity is expected to account for 22 percent of U.S. generation this year, increasing to 24 percent in 2023, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released Aug. 9. READ MORE

August 08, 2022

Calumet to begin renewable diesel production this fall

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. expects to begin producing renewable diesel at its facility in Great Fall, Montana, within the next 60 to 70 days, according to comments made by CEO Todd Borgmann during a Q2 earnings call on Aug. 5. READ MORE

August 08, 2022

EPA seeks comments on 2 candidates for peer review of RFS report

The EPA on Aug. 1 opened a 15-day comment period on two additional peer review candidates that are under consideration to serve on an external expert panel to peer review the EPA’s third triennial report to Congress on biofuels and the environment. READ MORE