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

September 09, 2019

Adding to Bottom Lines

Among the many benefits of the industry segments we cover in Biomass Magazine is that most often, the feedstock or fuel source would otherwise go unused—waste wood, food waste and other organics, municipal solid waste, biogas and the list goes on. READ MORE

September 06, 2019

Blending Passion with Flavor

The grilling pellet market has experienced exponential growth over the past few years, a trend likely to continue. READ MORE

August 01, 2019

All in the Same Boat

The theme of the July/August edition of Pellet Mill Magazine is focused on plant safety—fire and explosion protection, and dust management. READ MORE

July 22, 2019

A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

Consumer awareness, quality and collaboration were the buzzwords at the 2019 Pellet Fuels Institute Annual Conference. READ MORE

June 27, 2019

Workhorses of the Power Industry

The July/August issue of Biomass Magazine includes articles on utilization of wasted heat at a biomass power plant, an oil-to-biomass conversion at a tire manufacturing operation,conducting high-efficiency shutdowns, and more. READ MORE

June 25, 2019

Capturing the Value of Waste Heat

Burgess Biopower is securing unique partners to help the 75-MW plant capitalize on all it has to offer. READ MORE

May 31, 2019

Market Forces of Fiber

Sharing information, ideas and, in this particular case, challenges and precautionary words, is important to the success of the wood pellet industry as a whole. READ MORE

May 21, 2019

Fiber Factors

Wet weather, the China trade war and new commercial trucking laws could soon impact fiber supply and prices for some producers, if not already. READ MORE

April 30, 2019

Pushing for Projects That Make Sense

In her editor's note from the May/June 2019 print issue of Biomass Magazine, editor Anna Simet discusses the contents of the issue, recognizing that after oversaturation in the pellet market 10 years ago, the industry has finally found a balance. READ MORE

April 24, 2019

Biomass in the Hostess City

The 12th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo drew nearly 900 attendees to Savannah, Georgia. READ MORE