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

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

January 31, 2018

Coming out Hot

After several consecutive soft winters, signs point to a rebound for most U.S. pellet manufacturers. READ MORE

January 31, 2018

A Shifting Market

The EU pellet industry may have more growing to do, but just how much, only time and policy will tell. READ MORE

January 04, 2018

Every Last Drop

One of the most common deterrents to investment in equipment and technology that will ultimately save bioenergy plants money is exactly that—money. READ MORE

December 30, 2017

A First of Their Kind

This quarter’s Biomass Construction Update profiles a novel pipeline dairy digester cluster in central California, and a biomass thermal plant upgrade in Halifax, Nova Scotia. READ MORE