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

May 02, 2016

USDA: Corn use for fuel alcohol at 431 million bushels in March

The USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service has released the May edition of its Grain Crushing and Co-Products Production report, which shows corn consumed for fuel alcohol production was down slightly in March when compared to March 2015. READ MORE

April 29, 2016

Biomass Research and Development Board to hold webinar May 5

On May 5, Biomass Research and Development Board operations committee is expected to hold a listening session, titled “Building a Billion Ton Bioeconomy in the United States.” The two-hour webinar is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. EDT. READ MORE

April 28, 2016

RFA publishes analysis of California LCFS data

The Renewable Fuels Association has released an analysis of recently published data on California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, noting grain ethanol provided nearly half of the greenhouse gas reductions achieved through 2015. READ MORE

April 27, 2016

Iowa DOT publishes study on ethanol, crude oil rail transport

Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management have released a study that reveals insights into the transportation of biofuels and crude oil by rail around and through the state. READ MORE

April 26, 2016

Indiana funding supports deployment of 45 blender pumps

On April 25, the Indiana Office of Development and the Indiana Corn Marketing Council awarded more than $789,000 to fuel retailer Family Express under the Hoosier Homegrown Fuels Blender Pump Program, supporting the deployment of 45 blender pumps. READ MORE

April 26, 2016

Iowa House passes bill extending biofuel tax incentives

On April 21, the Iowa House of Representatives passed legislation that aims to extend state tax incentives for renewable fuels. The measure passed the state Senate in mid-April and will now go to Gov. Terry Branstad for consideration. READ MORE

April 25, 2016

Ethanol groups criticize US climate plan for excluding biofuels

On April 22 a ceremony was held at United Nations headquarters in New York to coincide with Earth Day during which several nations signed the COP21 agreement. The ethanol industry has criticized the U.S. plan for not including biofuels. READ MORE

April 22, 2016

EPA: 1.52 billion RINs generated in March

The U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) data for March, reporting nearly 1.52 billion RINs were generated during the month, bringing the total for the first three months of the year to more than 4.37 billion. READ MORE

April 22, 2016

DOE to offer funding for biorefinery projects

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced plans to issue a funding opportunity to support technology development plans for the manufacture of drop-in biofuels, bioproducts, or biopower in a pilot- or demonstration-scale integrated biorefinery. READ MORE

April 21, 2016

Iowa Senate passes resolution calling for federal support of RFS

On April 20, the Iowa Senate adopted a resolution calling on the U.S. Congress, U.S. EPA, President Obama and the next president of the United States to continue to support the renewable fuels standard (RFS) through 2022. READ MORE