Anna Simet

Anna Simet (Austin) is managing editor of Biomass Magazine at BBI International, where she has worked since June 2008. She is a graduate of the University of North Dakota and has over seven years of journalistic experience.

Latest Posts by Anna Simet

April 15, 2014

Washington DNR to hold mobile pyrolysis demo

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring a mobile pyrolysis technology demonstration featuring three vendors on May 8 that will include conversion of wood chips into bio-oil, bio-char and syngas. READ MORE

April 15, 2014

Ontario's Thunder Bay burns last coal, seeks biomass fuel supply

Officially earning the province a coal-free status several months prior to its goal of the end of 2014, Ontario Power Generation's Thunder Bay Generating Station has burned its last supply of coal, the utility and the Ontario government reported. READ MORE

April 10, 2014

Pellet industry must become 'common and ordinary; embrace oil'

Though the biomass thermal industry is known for its progressive and forward-thinking nature, Les Otten, president of Maine Energy Systems, insists that in order to achieve its goals, the sector needs to embrace "disruptive thinking and technology." READ MORE

April 09, 2014

Northeast Biomass Heating Expo hosts biomass boiler bus tour

The Northeast Biomass Heating Expo being held in Portland, Maine, April 9-11, kicked off by taking a bus full of tour goers on a biomass boiler bus tour. READ MORE

April 04, 2014

Associations release renewable energy outlook paper

Multiple renewable energy trade association have teamed up to produce a single report that contains current market reviews, outlooks and policy recommendations for each respective sector, including biomass power, biomass thermal, and waste-to-energy. READ MORE

March 28, 2014

Power Pundits

Steve Bossotti, Bob Cleaves and Mark Paisley are making a mark on the biomass power industry. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Global biomass development panel details Mexico, Nicaragua

There's a great deal of biomass power project potential in Mexico, which has abundant feedstocks and a desperate need for cheaper power. READ MORE

March 25, 2014

Biomass association leaders discuss triumphs, troubles

Leaders of seven bioenergy trade associations participated in the International Biomass Conference & Expo's State of the Industry general session on March 25 in Orlando, Fla. READ MORE