Anna Simet

A North Dakota native and Twin Cities resident, 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 nearly a decade of journalistic experience, the majority of which has been in bioenergy and biofuels.

Latest Posts by Anna Simet

July 22, 2016

Regs and Bacon

North Carolina’s renewable energy mandate is advantageous to pork producers, if conditions are right. READ MORE

July 21, 2016

Billion-Ton Update authors discuss report findings

On July 19, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute held a briefing to discuss the U.S. Department of Energy's 2016 Billion-Ton Update, its methodology and data collection strategies, findings and goals. READ MORE

July 21, 2016

Mobile Incinerator Blues

That biomass power industry has been struggling to compete with low natural gas, but it’s an industry that is needed—the end point for an ever-accumulating ag waste stream that farmers are struggling to find a means of disposal for. READ MORE

July 19, 2016

Solving the Equipment Equation

An experienced OEM offers the experience, advice and capabilities project developers need to maximize project efficiency. READ MORE

July 19, 2016

New research finds likely cause, solution for pellet-derived CO

Clarkson University researchers believe they have figured out the cause of wood pellet-derived carbon monoxide, and a potential solution involving the treatment of wood fiber with ozone. The researchers expect to scale-up the study later this year. READ MORE

July 14, 2016

(Just a Little On) Ag Pellet Potential

Cofiring is one of the themes for the December issue of Biomass Magazine, along with conversions and integrations. READ MORE

July 08, 2016

More On Brexit

With the United Kingdom’s recent vote to exit the European Union, it has left many in the renewables sector—over here in the U.S., largely global pellet market stakeholders—what might happen to the country’s biomass sector. READ MORE

July 06, 2016

PHG Energy Tennesee waste gasification project progressing

Work is progressing at the city of Lebanon, Tennessee, waste-to-energy plant, and Field Rep. Evann Freeman from Sen. Lamar Alexander’s office recently visited the site to check in on progress. READ MORE

June 23, 2016

Project Potential in the Land of More Pigs Than People

One state with a really unique RPS component is North Carolina. Several years ago, the state decided to require utilities to purchase 0.2 percent of their power from swine-based energy projects by 2020. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

Proposed bill expands tax credit to biogas-based RNG

A bill recently introduced to the House Ways and Means Committee on Space, Science and Technology would add more biogas applications to the list of technologies that qualify for the federal Section 45 investment tax credit. READ MORE