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

February 22, 2018

EPA: More than 1 million cellulosic RINs generated in January

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for January, reporting that approximately 1.52 billion RINs were generated during the month, including more than 1 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

February 21, 2018

Former Ineos Bio site purchased for conversion into eco-district

A consortium of investors and project developers led by Texas-based Frankens Energy recently purchased the former Ineos Bio Indian River Biorefinery in Vero Beach, Florida, and has announced plans to convert the site to an eco-district. READ MORE

February 21, 2018

Ethanol industry speaks out against PES anti-RFS rally

On Feb. 21, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, spoke at a rally against the Renewable Fuel Standard hosted by Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc., a refiner that recently blamed the RFS and renewable identification number (RIN) prices for its bankruptcy. READ MORE

February 21, 2018

FS Bioenergia to develop second corn ethanol plant in Brazil

FS Bioenergia has announced plans to develop a second corn ethanol plant in Brazil. The proposed project is currently in the licensing stage. Once constructed, the facility is expected to have a nameplate capacity of 680 MMly (179.64 MMgy). READ MORE

February 20, 2018

EU begins expiry review of anti-dumping measures for US ethanol

On Feb. 20, the European Union announced it is initiating an expiry review of anti-dumping measures on imports of U.S. ethanol. Current duties will remain in place during the European Commission’s investigation, which is expected to take 15 months. READ MORE

February 19, 2018

USDA releases 10-year forecasts for ethanol, biodiesel production

The USDA Economic Research Service has released updated 10-year agricultural projections through 2027. The report predicts ethanol production will increase for several years, before declining to 2016 levels toward the end of the projection period. READ MORE

February 16, 2018

The Andersons reports increased E85 sales

The Andersons Inc. has released fourth quarter financial results, reporting net income of $68.4 million, or $2.42 per diluted share, for the three-month period, up from $10.1 million, or 36 cents per share, during the fourth quarter of 2016. READ MORE

February 15, 2018

Letter asks EPA to take a fresh look at corn kernel fiber ethanol

Representatives of the cellulosic biofuels industry are asking the U.S. EPA to take a renewed look at commercial-ready cellulosic biofuels as the agency begins its work to develop proposed 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard RVOs. READ MORE

February 14, 2018

Expected drop in farm income highlights need for biofuels, RFS

The USDA’s February 2018 Farm Income Forecast predicts net farm income will decline by 6.7 percent this year. According to Growth Energy, the expected drop underscores the need for a strong Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

February 13, 2018

UNICA: January sales of hydrous ethanol set record

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced that sales of hydrous ethanol set a new record in January, reaching a total of 1.36 billion liters (359.27 million gallons), up 51.77 percent when compared to January 2017. READ MORE