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 over eight years of journalistic experience.

Latest Posts by Anna Simet

January 09, 2015

All That Glitters

While domestic demand soars and export challenges remain daunting, small and midsized North American producers may choose to leave bustling foreign markets to the big guys. READ MORE

November 25, 2014

A Dot on the Map

Ontario Power Generation’s Atikokan and Thunder Bay generating station conversions mark a turning point in Canadian power generation. READ MORE

November 19, 2014

Biomass industry triumphs in EPA's biogenic emissions framework

The U.S. EPA has never before made such a clear and emphatic endorsement of biomass, commented Biomass Power Association President Bob Cleaves on release of the agency's updated biogenic emissions framework. READ MORE

November 14, 2014

In Carbon Cahoots

November 13, 2014

Gevo reports progress at ethanol, isobutanol plant

Exciting progress is being made at Gevo Inc.'s Luverne, Minnesota, renewable fuel plant, and also within the company's recent commercial activities, Gevo CEO Pat Gruber reported during the company's third quarter conference call. READ MORE

November 12, 2014

Rentech reports pellet plants' progress, earnings

Rentech Inc. is seeing robust activity in its fiber business, particularly in Canada, CEO Hunt Ramsbottom reported in a Nov. 6 quarterly earnings conference call. The company's Atikokan and Wawa, Ontario, pellet plants are nearly complete. READ MORE

November 07, 2014

Drax mulls fourth unit conversion, evaluates U.S. East Coast

Drax has released management statements consistent with its interim report from July 1 to Nov. 3, which includes details on the company's continued conversion of its U.K.-based power station and potential expansion of operations in the U.S. READ MORE

November 05, 2014

Webinar explores biogas considerations, challenges and financing

Caterpillar Inc. installed its first biogas systems in the early 1980s beginning with landfill sites, and since then, the company has seen business soar with installation of over 1.5 gigawatts of capacity worldwide. READ MORE

October 31, 2014

Sweetening Wood Heat

Using wood to heat homes and businesses offers plenty of perks, but spreading state incentives are further enticing installations. READ MORE