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

February 05, 2016

A Call For Columnists

Have a great idea for content, or a message to share? I want to hear about it. READ MORE

February 01, 2016

Kingdom Pellet plans Vermont plant

Vermont-based Kingdom Pellet plans to build a 30,000-ton-per-year pellet plant at the site of a former paper mill in the state’s Northeast Kingdom. The project was awarded some tax incentives through the Vermont Employment Growth Incentive program. READ MORE

January 29, 2016

Calling On Pellet Producers

Pellet Mill Magazine is conducting a survey to find out how the warmer winter and low fuel oil prices are affecting the industry. READ MORE

January 28, 2016

EPA sets date for Clean Power Plan biomass workshop

The U.S. EPA has set a date for its previously announced biomass workshop regarding its role in the Clean Power Plan. The workshop will be held on April 7 at the EPA William J Clinton East building in Washington, D.C., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. READ MORE

January 26, 2016

New research addresses biomass supply variation risk

New research shows variations in the biomass supply chain could reduce potential for cellulosic biofuel production, but that feedstock diversification and portfolio strategies can effectively mitigate risk. READ MORE

January 26, 2016

Dusting Up on Risk & Regulation

A perfect storm of conditions can result in an explosion or fire at a biomass-using facility, events that are often preventable. READ MORE

January 22, 2016

Clean Power Plan Stays…For Now

Another attempt to quash the Clean Power Plan bites the dust—for the time being. READ MORE

January 21, 2016

Construction begins on England biomass plant

Construction has begun on a previously announced 40-MWe biomass cogeneration facility at Port Clarence. Eco2 partnered with Babcock Wilcox Lagan to construct the plant. Glennmont Partners is providing funding. READ MORE

January 15, 2016

The Fall Continues

Just over a month ago, I wrote a blog on how oil had dipped below $36 per barrel, and speculated a little on its implications to the wood pellet and wood-using energy industries. READ MORE

January 15, 2016

Scottish government funds biomass district heating project

The Scottish government has announced it will aid in the funding of a district heating biomass project in Broomhill, Glasglow. The Cube Housing Association District Heating Project will provide heat and hot water to 701 homes. READ MORE