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

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

April 10, 2019

Heart of the Process

Feedstock can make or break an operation—whether it is too far a distance to be economical, insufficient quality, too wet or dirty, or inconsistently fed into the system. READ MORE

April 02, 2019

The Value of Experience

Design and operation of a successful wood pellet plant boils down to experience and attention to detail, with a heavy focus on fiber. READ MORE

March 07, 2019

The Many Dynamics of Feedstock Supply

When it comes to feedstock, there are many variables that can affect the outcome of a project or operation. READ MORE

February 11, 2019

The Big Picture

As our team at Pellet Mill Magazine works to send this issue to print, we’re also in the throes of gathering and organizing data for our annual North American Pellet Producer Map READ MORE