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

October 21, 2016

Biomass gasification project to break ground

North Fork Community Power, a 2-MW biomass gasification plant in North Fork, California, is set to break ground next month.The Yosemite Sequoia RC&D Council and Phoenix Energy will host a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 3. READ MORE

October 18, 2016

Oregon company opens torrefied briquette demo plant

HM3 has successfully completed a demonstration-scale torrefied biomass briquetting plant in Troutdale, Oregon, and is licensing its technology to a Japanese utility that intends to site a commercial-scale facility in the U.S. READ MORE

October 14, 2016

Bioenergy Conversions, Colocations and Integrations

The December issue of Biomass Magazine is already underway, themed conversions, colocations and integrations. READ MORE

October 13, 2016

National Bioenergy Day set for Oct. 19

The fourth annual National Bioenergy Day is set for Oct. 19, an event that aims to unite businesses, organizations, stakeholders and communities across the country that support bioenergy, as well as showcase its benefits and educate the public. READ MORE

September 29, 2016

Free NC Swine Waste Biogas Project Webinar

Register for a free webinar on swine waste-based energy production in North Carolina. READ MORE

September 26, 2016

299-MW UK biomass plant selects boiler supplier

MGT Teesside Ltd.’s Tees Renewable Energy Plant planned for Teesport near Middlesbrough in North East England will deploy the world's largest circulating fluidized boiler utilizing only biomass as fuel, once the facility is up and running in 2020. READ MORE

September 21, 2016

Energy, ag, business groups push for tax credit extensions

More than 50 groups in the energy, agriculture, transportation and other business sectors have banded together to pressure Congress for a multiyear extension of tax provisions set to expire at the end of the year. READ MORE

September 16, 2016

Boardman Power Station to perform 24-hour biomass test

Boardman Power Station’s decade-long investigation of whether torrefied biomass is a suitable replacement for coal is taking a major step forward with a planned 24-hour test burn, which is scheduled to take place sometime in November. READ MORE

September 16, 2016

Coproducts and Product Diversification

November is a unique topic for Biomass Magazine—Coproducts & Product Diversification. READ MORE

September 15, 2016

Report details biomass heat, power production in Japan

The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service recently released a Global Agricultural Information Network report on Japan’s renewable fuel industry, which reviews the country’s renewable fuel mandates/policy and progress toward meeting them. READ MORE