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

August 27, 2021

A Good Time to Buy Heating Fuel (and More BBQ Pellets)

Pellet producers are hoping customers have started buying the heating fuel they will need this winter. READ MORE

August 22, 2021

The Pandemic and Industrial Pellet Supply Chain

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed vulnerabilities in many global supply chains, but the U.S. Southeast wood pellet industry proved fairly resilient. READ MORE

July 27, 2021

On Fire

Seven years after California’s emergency proclamation to expedite the use of high-hazard forest material at bioenergy facilities, some progress is imminent—but why has it taken so long? READ MORE

July 26, 2021

Help Wanted

The domestic wood pellet industry met with optimism in Louisville, Kentucky, in early June. Many bright spots are bolstering business, but a nagging issue seems to be plaguing all supply chain segments: employees. READ MORE

May 20, 2021

Good Housekeeping is Priceless

There are many companies working in this space to provide wood pellet producers with the knowledge, tools and equipment necessary to best prevent, monitor and manage the hazards associated with wood dust. READ MORE

May 17, 2021

A Resilient Year

Pellet Mill Magazine reviews U.S. EIA Monthly Densified Biomass Fuel Report data for 2020. READ MORE

April 28, 2021

Changing (Improving) with the Times

Anna Simet, editor of Biomass Magazine, discusses innovation and the recent International Biomass Conference & Expo. READ MORE

April 20, 2021

Improving Plant Performance with Technological Innovation

From software to boiler cleaning, evolving technologies and associated expertise are enabling new and aging plants to improve reliability and optimize plant operations. READ MORE

April 18, 2021

From EPC to O&M

February 27, 2021

Staying The Course

A milestone for achieving the historically elusive parity of biomass heat with other renewables, the BTU Act has finally passed. Now, industry stakeholders must strategize and collaborate to capitalize on momentum. READ MORE