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

October 13, 2014

Policy issues plague advanced biofuel industry

During the 2014 National Advanced Biofuel Conference being held in Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 13-14, McAdams recapped the struggles the industry has faced throughout the year. READ MORE

October 09, 2014

EIA predicts higher natural gas, electricity prices this winter

The U.S. EIA has released its short-term energy and winter fuels outlook, which predicts that, albeit paying higher prices for natural gas and electricity, homeowners will enjoy overall lower heating expenditures this winter. READ MORE

October 07, 2014

Northeast Wood Products pellet capacity to near 350,000 tons

In a span of about eight months, Northeast Wood Products LLC will have gone from no presence in the industry to possessing nearly 350,000 tons of U.S. wood pellet production capacity. READ MORE

October 02, 2014

Velocys achieves commercialization milestones

In the span of one week, Velocys plc won a patent case, announced that it has raised GBP 52 ($85 million) million through an oversubscribed equity placing, and was awarded a $70 million construction grant from Red Rock Biofuels. READ MORE

September 30, 2014

The Earth Partners acquire South Dakota pellet plant

Land restoration and bioenergy development company The Earth Partners LP has acquired Deadwood Biofuels, a 71,000-ton wood pellet plant in Deadwood, South Dakota. The company plans to develop additional pellet projects in other regions of the U.S. READ MORE

September 24, 2014

Montana school moving from fuel oil to wood pellets

Eight years after its elementary became the one of the first schools in the state to use biomass as heating fuel, Troy Public Schools is in the process of converting its high school to wood pellets. READ MORE