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

June 30, 2022

Canada publishes final Clean Fuel Regulations

The Canadian government on June 29 published final Clean Fuel Regulations, which will require fuel producers and suppliers to meet increasingly stringent carbon reduction goals for gasoline and diesel. READ MORE

June 30, 2022

USDA: US planted soybean acreage up 1%

U.S. farmers have planted an estimated 88.3 million acres of soybeans in 2022, up 1 percent when compared to last year, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Acreage report, released June 30. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

EU’s Transport and Tourism Committee agrees on SAF goals

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on the Transport and Tourism Committee on June 27 voted 25 to six in favor of adopting a draft negotiating mandate on the ReFuelEU aviation rules, which sets a goal for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) use. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

Hawaii PUC denies Hu Honua Bioenergy motions for reconsideration

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission on June 24 denied motions for reconsideration filed by Hawaii Electric Light Co. Inc. (HELCO) and Hu Honua Bioenergy LLC asking the agency to reconsider its May 23 rejection of an amended PPA. READ MORE

June 28, 2022

ITA seeks nominations for REEEAC

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration on June 16 published a notice renewing its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee and soliciting nominations for membership. READ MORE

June 27, 2022

FutureMetrics calls roundwood restrictions for pellets misguided

Some European Union policymakers are calling for a restriction on the use of roundwood as feedstock for wood pellet production. FutureMetrics LLC on June 25 published a white paper explaining why those efforts are misguided. READ MORE

June 23, 2022

Vilsack’s Forest Service memorandum addresses wood-based SAF

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on June 23 issued a memorandum to the U.S. Forest Service directing the agency to take bold actions to restore forests, improve resilience, and address the climate crisis. READ MORE

June 23, 2022

Biofuel, ag groups comment on SEC climate disclosures rulemaking

Growth Energy, RNG Coalition, NCGA, and ASA are among the ag and biofuel groups that have weighed in on a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rule that focuses on climate-related disclosures. READ MORE

June 22, 2022

BNDES finances 4 biomass power plants in Brazil

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) on June 21 announced financing for four biomass thermoelectrical plants and associated transmission systems. The four facilities have a combined capacity of 40 megawatts (MW). READ MORE

June 22, 2022

Fuels Institute paper explores the carbon benefits of biofuels

The Fuels Institute in June published a new white paper that discusses the carbon benefits of various biofuels. The paper also addresses matters related to policy, feedstocks availability, and vehicle and infrastructure constraints. READ MORE