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

November 30, 2021

Thinking Inside the Box

Prodesa’s mobile pellet plant technology is aimed at minimizing investment risk. READ MORE

November 29, 2021

Assessing the Global Supply Landscape

Hawkins Wright weighs in on what might be in store for the broader wood pellet industry. READ MORE

November 24, 2021

Surveying Costs

Pellet Mill Magazine shares the results of a producer survey evaluating inflation and increased commodity prices in the wake of the pandemic. READ MORE

November 04, 2021

Winter is Coming (And for Many, Much Higher Heating Bills)

Many utilities across the country are warning customers that, due to several reasons including lower natural gas production and inventory, their bills could double from last year, translating to hundreds of dollars more. READ MORE

November 02, 2021

Biogas Now & Beyond

Market momentum, potential and policy were some of the main discussion topics at the virtual Biogas Americas conference. READ MORE

August 27, 2021

A Good Time to Buy Heating Fuel (and More BBQ Pellets)

Pellet producers are hoping customers have started buying the heating fuel they will need this winter. READ MORE

August 22, 2021

The Pandemic and Industrial Pellet Supply Chain

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed vulnerabilities in many global supply chains, but the U.S. Southeast wood pellet industry proved fairly resilient. READ MORE

July 27, 2021

On Fire

Seven years after California’s emergency proclamation to expedite the use of high-hazard forest material at bioenergy facilities, some progress is imminent—but why has it taken so long? READ MORE

July 26, 2021

Help Wanted

The domestic wood pellet industry met with optimism in Louisville, Kentucky, in early June. Many bright spots are bolstering business, but a nagging issue seems to be plaguing all supply chain segments: employees. READ MORE

May 20, 2021

Good Housekeeping is Priceless

There are many companies working in this space to provide wood pellet producers with the knowledge, tools and equipment necessary to best prevent, monitor and manage the hazards associated with wood dust. READ MORE