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

May 24, 2018

The “S” Word, Points and Counterpoints

Biomass’ carbon neutrality and forest sustainability have been two topics of heated debate, especially over the past decade, as the global wood pellet industry has flourished. READ MORE

May 23, 2018

Pressing for Wider Profit Margins

Swedish company Drinor has developed a machine it believes could be a game-changer for pellet production. READ MORE

April 26, 2018

The Varying Global Energy Landscape

The May/June issue of Biomass Magazine includes stories from around the globe, including a major effort to increase renewable electricity access Africa, and Australian bioenergy production, use and export. READ MORE

April 26, 2018

Business Briefs

March 29, 2018

Spreading the Word, Being Heard

While the export industry and demand outside North America is out of our stakeholders’ control—as are external market forces such as the weather, and the price of fossil fuels—there are things that we can and must do to influence domestic growth. READ MORE

March 29, 2018

Business Briefs

March 18, 2018

Pellet Stove Prowess

Scott Williamson, the "Pellet Guy," shares insight based on his extensive knowledge and experience in pellet stove installation, service and repair. READ MORE

March 07, 2018

It All Adds Up

Every year, Biomass Magazine dedicates an issue to project development and plant construction. What I find most compelling when writing on this broad topic are all the moving parts that need to come together for a proposed plan to become a reality. READ MORE

March 06, 2018

A Wood Heat State of Mind

Wood heat is common in New York homes, but there's a need for higher-efficiency, lower-emitting devices, and ongoing support for new residential and commercial installations. READ MORE

January 31, 2018

The Original Major Market Driver

The past couple of heating seasons have been a rocky for many U.S. manufacturers because of warmer temperatures and cheap oil and natural gas, but the brutal cold this winter has brought so far has finally turned the tide, READ MORE