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

April 29, 2016

Astec points to pellet division as bright spot

Despite an off year overall for the global pellet market, Astec Industries reported that its pellet division continues to be a bright spot for the company. In its Q1 2016 financial earnings call, Astec reported net sales for Q1 as $278.7 million. READ MORE

April 29, 2016

Looking For Landfill Gas, Biogas Projects

For the next several months, Biomass Magazine plans to run a project spotlight series in the biogas/landfill gas section of the print edition. READ MORE

April 27, 2016

Winner announced in Pellet Stove Design Challenge

A German-designed Wittus pellet stove has been named winner of the third Pellet Stove Design Challenge, an event coordinated by the Alliance for Green Heat and this year hosted by the U.S. DOE’s Brookhaven National Lab. READ MORE

April 22, 2016

Biomass Boilerhopping in Burlington

Biomass heating installations in northern Vermont are far from sparse. READ MORE

April 20, 2016

Pellet producer Viridis Energy for sale

Publically traded Canadian pellet production company Viridis Energy Inc. is up for sale. The company is is working with FutureMetrics LLC to solicit interest for the potential sale of Viridis Energy and all of its assets. READ MORE

April 20, 2016

Rallying for a Rebound

All week, I have been working to catch up after the International Biomass Conference & Expo. READ MORE

April 19, 2016

Maine passes bill to boost biomass industry

Maine’s struggling biomass power industry can breathe a little easier with the passage of a bill that will inject a maximum of $13.4 million into the sector via renewed and new power purchase agreements. READ MORE

April 12, 2016

Industry talks lows, highs, opportunities at biomass conference

Low oil and power prices and a warm winter are the predominant reasons that it’s been a challenging year for every sector of the biomass industry. READ MORE

April 08, 2016

See You in Charlotte

The International Biomass Conference & Expo starts next week in Charlotte, North Carolina. READ MORE

April 01, 2016

Biomass Boilerhopping in Burlington

On Wednesday, I had the opportunity to get on a bus full of great folks and not only take in the beautiful scenery around those cities and Waterbury, but visit seven different biomass heating installations. READ MORE