Katie Fletcher

Katie Fletcher is originally from Courtenay, N.D., and moved to Grand Forks to pursue a communication and political science degree at the University of North Dakota. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in May 2014, Fletcher began working for BBI International as a staff writer for Ethanol Producer Magazine, Biomass Magazine and Pellet Mill Magazine.

Latest Posts by Katie Fletcher

July 30, 2014

Waters' New Biotech solidifies proposed export facility location

Waters' New Biotech, a pellet manufacturer headquartered in Wisconsin, has received approval of a letter of intent from commissioners for the Mississippi State Port Authority for a possible lease of land at the Port of Gulfport in Mississippi. READ MORE

July 25, 2014

Biomass Secure Power secures location for Louisiana pellet mill

The board of directors of the Natchitoches Parish Port Commission approved a notice of intent to lease Biomass Secure Power Inc. 75 acres of land to build their proposed pellet plant within the confines of the Port of Natchitoches. READ MORE

July 23, 2014

Himark to construct 3 AD plants in U.S. focused on food waste

Himark BioGas International is expanding its presence in the U.S. through a signed agreement with NEO Energy LLC for the design, construction and start-up of three integrated anaerobic digestion (AD) and fertilizer facilities. READ MORE

July 23, 2014

Athens Energy new tax credit eligibility helps spur investments

A biomass power plant in Athens, Maine, received certification for Maine New Markets tax credits from directors of the Finance Authority of Maine. The facility is run by Athens Energy LLC, a sister company of Maine Woods Pellets Co. READ MORE

July 22, 2014

National Raisin Co. to use Omnitek generator for biogas project

Omnitek Engineering Corp. has received an order from National Raisin Co. Inc. based in Fowler, California, for a 250 kW power generator to produce heat and electricity from biogas derived from an anaerobic digester. READ MORE

July 18, 2014

E-Pellets acquires Georgia mill for wood pellet production

E-Pellets Group LLC recently acquired the formally boarded up Louisiana Pacific OSB mill in Athens, Georgia, to convert it into a wood pellet production facility. The facility is expected to produce 450,000 metric tons annually by August 2015. READ MORE

July 16, 2014

Viaspace enters collaboration with University of California

Viaspace recently announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration with the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division. The collaboration will further research on Giant King Grass. READ MORE

July 14, 2014

Bluesphere biogas project receives term sheet for $15 million

Bluesphere Corp. has received a term sheet from Energy Power Partners, a private equity fund manager, for full equity financing of over $15 million for its 3.2 MW biogas project in Johnston, Rhode Island. READ MORE

July 10, 2014

Viridis Energy enters strategic partnership with pellet handler

An already valued relationship is brought to the next level with a strategic partnership between Viridis Energy's pellet manufacturing subsidiary, Scotia Atlantic Biomass Company Ltd., and Halifax Grain Elevator Ltd. READ MORE

July 08, 2014

Developer constructs 3 MW digester project in rural Indiana

A $7 million anaerobic digestion facility to convert area dairy farm manure to electricity is under development in Elkhart County, Indiana. The 3 MW project is expected to be operational in September. READ MORE