Erin Voegele

Erin Voegele currently serves as an Associate Editor for Ethanol Producer Magazine, Biomass Magazineand 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 25, 2016

Valero reports improved operating income for ethanol segment

On Oct. 25, Valero Energy Corp. released third quarter financial results, noting the company’s ethanol segment reported $106 million of operating income for the three-month period, up from $35 million reported for the same quarter of 2015. READ MORE

October 25, 2016

USDA awards $327 million in REAP funding

The USDA is investing more than $300 million to help hundreds of small businesses adopt renewable energy sources or implement more efficient energy options. The investment includes $327 million in Rural Energy for America Program funding. READ MORE

October 24, 2016

Petrobras negotiates to sell interest in sugarcane company

On Oct. 21, Brazil-based Petrobras announced it is beginning negotiations with Tereos International S.A. regarding the sale of 45.9 percent interest of Petrobras Biocombustivel in the sugarcane company Guarani. S.A. READ MORE

October 21, 2016

BIO asks Congress to extend biofuel tax incentives

On Oct. 18, the Biotechnology Industry Organization sent a letter to several congressional leaders calling for the extension of renewable energy tax credits that are currently set to expire at the end of the year. READ MORE

October 20, 2016

White House OMB reviews 2017 RFS rule

On Oct. 19, the U.S. EPA delivered its proposed rule to set renewable fuel standard (RFS) volume standards for 2017 and biobased diesel standards for 2018 to the White House Office of Management and Budget. READ MORE

October 20, 2016

Business Briefs

October 19, 2016

USDA solicits REAP applications

On Oct. 18, the USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service announced it is accepting applications for the Rural Energy for America Program, which can help agricultural producers and rural small businesses install renewable energy systems. READ MORE

October 18, 2016

CropEnergies reports increased ethanol production volumes

CropEnergies AG has announced ethanol production increased during the first half of the 2016-’17 financial year, reaching 450,000 cubic meters (118.88 million gallons), up from 422,000 cubic meters during the same period of prior year. READ MORE

October 17, 2016

USGC: Ethanol, DDGS exports up during the 2015-’16 marketing year

The U.S. Grains Council has announced U.S. feed grains in all forms during the 2015-’16 marketing year reached 100.5 million metric tons (3.96 billion bushels), up more than 300,000 metric tons from the previous marketing year. READ MORE

October 14, 2016

Shell files bid to purchase Abengoa’s cellulosic ethanol plant

Shell Oil Co. has offered a stalking horse bid of more than $26 million to purchase Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC’s 25 MMgy cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas, under Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. READ MORE