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

July 22, 2016

DOE to fund projects combining biofuel and engine research

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced its intent to issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled “Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines.” The initiative’s approach combines the previously independent areas of biofuels and combustion. READ MORE

July 21, 2016

Report features data on EU ethanol market

A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides an overview of the European Union’s biofuel market, including data on ethanol. READ MORE

July 20, 2016

US ethanol production sets new weekly record

The U.S. ethanol industry set a new weekly ethanol production record the week ending July 15, with production reaching an average of 1.029 million barrels per day, according to information published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. READ MORE

July 19, 2016

Government to launch app to aid renewable energy exports

The U.S. Departments of State, Commerce and Energy are inviting suppliers and providers of clean energy, smart grid and energy efficiency solutions to participate in an interactive directory of renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions. READ MORE

July 18, 2016

Ocean Park Advisors to market Abengoa’s cellulosic ethanol plant

On July 18, Ocean Park Advisors announced it has been retained by Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC to market its cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas, under Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. READ MORE

July 15, 2016

House members issue letter in support of the RFS

On July 14, 17 members of the House Biofuels Caucus sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy urging the agency to compete its 2017 renewable fuel standard (RFS) rulemaking “in a manner consistent with the Congressional intent." READ MORE

July 13, 2016

EIA maintains ethanol production, consumption forecasts

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the July edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting ethanol production will average 980,000 barrels per day in 2016 and 2017, up from nearly 970,000 barrels per day last year. READ MORE

July 13, 2016

USDA: No third quarter sugar purchases expected under FFP

The USDA Commodity Credit Corp. recently announced it does not expect to purchase sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program during the third quarter of this year. The program encourages the domestic production of biofuels from surplus sugar. READ MORE

July 12, 2016

Nearly 42,500 comments filed on 2017 RFS proposal

The comment period on the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule to set 2017 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), along with 2018 RVOs for biomass-based diesel, has officially closed. READ MORE

July 12, 2016

WASDE: Projected corn use for ethanol lowered slightly

The USDA has released the July edition of its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, noting corn beginning stocks for 2016-’17 are lowered 7 million bushels. Corn ending stocks for 2016-’17 are projected 73 million bushels higher. READ MORE