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

October 31, 2014

Republic Services reports 4.6 percent revenue growth in Q3

Republic Services Inc. released third quarter results Oct. 30, reporting increased revenue. The waste services company currently operates 72 active landfill gas-to-energy projects, comprising approximately one-third of its landfills nationwide. READ MORE

October 28, 2014

Lygos Inc. receives two grants for microbial technology projects

Lygos Inc., a company that evolved from the U.S. DOE's Joint BioEnergy Institute, recently received two grants from the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture Small Business Innovation Research program. READ MORE

October 24, 2014

National Bioenergy Day: Minnesota event features pellet boiler

The U.S. Forest Service Chippewa National Forest Ranger Station in Walker, Minnesota, celebrated the second annual National Bioenergy Day Oct. 22 by hosting an open house at its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified facility. READ MORE

October 22, 2014

DOI grant to support pellet feasibility study in New Mexico

Thirteen tribal and mineral development projects in New Mexico, one of which will investigate the possibility of developing a wood pellet plant, were awarded more than $2.8 million in grants by the Department of Interior. READ MORE

October 21, 2014

ZooShare's Toronto Zoo biogas project hits $1 million milestone

ZooShare Biogas Cooperative Inc.'s proposed 500-kW biogas plant in Toronto recently gained traction with the help of 150 investors purchasing bonds, totaling over $1 million in financing for the project. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

NABCE 2014 comes to an end with Poet-DSM fantasy fuel plant tour

A sold-out bus trip that traveled three hours southwest of Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Poet-DSM Advanced Biofuel LLC's cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa rounded out the 2014 National Advanced Biofuel Conference and Expo. READ MORE

October 15, 2014

Biogas producers finding opportunity in advanced biofuel markets

During the 2014 National Advanced Biofuel Conference held in Minneapolis on Oct. 13-14, professionals in the biogas space reviewed the continued momentum and implications biogas producers are experiencing in advanced biofuel markets. READ MORE

October 10, 2014

Pilot biogas project at Massachusetts landfill site complete

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held earlier this week at the Crapo Hill Landfill site in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, for the startup of CommonWealth Resource Management Corporation's pilot-scale anaerobic digestion (AD) project. READ MORE

October 07, 2014

Low Carbon Fuels Coalition: Connector of industries and interests

The most recent California legislative session concluded with policy developments spurring the launch of the Low Carbon Fuels Coalition. The LCFC advocates for policies that facilitate the rapid deployment of low carbon fuels. READ MORE

October 03, 2014

Anaergia busy in biogas with recent start-up and other ventures

Anaergia Inc. has demonstrated its active presence in the biogas space with three recent announcements, including the start-up of a anaerobic digestion system in California and agreements for proposed projects in Illinois and Arizona. READ MORE