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

May 28, 2015

Viridis Energy reports continued revenue growth in Q1 results

On May 27, Viridis Energy Inc. released its first quarter 2015 results, reporting a revenue increase of 55 percent to $8.8 million from 2014 quarter one. The increase represents the fifth quarter of sequential growth, up 5 percent from last quarter. READ MORE

May 23, 2015

Setting the Scene

In Europe, the stage for biomass heat is set and industry leaders are engaging crowds, ready for the next act. READ MORE

May 22, 2015

Envia Energy joint venture breaks ground on GTL plant in Oklahoma

Envia Energy, a joint venture between Waste Management Inc., Ventech Engineers International LLC, NRG Energy Inc. and Velocys plc, recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, located adjacent to WM's East Oak Landfill. READ MORE

May 22, 2015

California bill calls for state to share biomass fuel costs

Legislation pending in the California legislature aims to transfer funds within the state’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund for the purpose of maintaining the current level of biomass generation. The bill, S.B. 590, was introduced in February. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

The West’s Quest

Type and location define pellet fuel's quality and prospective markets. These realities differ for Western producers compared to their Eastern peers in the quest to run a successful plant. READ MORE

May 15, 2015

Dyadic Q1 results show revenue growth, improved gross profits

Dyadic International Inc. recently released its financial results for quarter one of 2015, reporting an established market position with its licensee Abengoa and more recent collaborator Compagnie Industrielle de Matiere Vegetale for its products. READ MORE

May 15, 2015

Stobart reports continued biomass growth in recent fiscal results

On May 14, the Stobart Group released its fiscal results for the 12 months ended Feb. 28, 2015, reporting its biomass division Stobart Energy supplied over 1 million metric tons of biomass, up 29 percent year-on-year. READ MORE

May 14, 2015

Metabolix Q1 results highlight portfolio of commercial activity

On May 13, Metabolix Inc. released its first quarter financial results for the year, reporting a portfolio of opportunities the company is developing and commercializing for its PHA performance additives, pure PHA resins and PHA/PLA blends. READ MORE

May 12, 2015

Gevo Q1 results highlight isobutanol batches, jet fuel agreement

On May 12, Gevo Inc. released financial results for the first quarter, with an update on recent corporate highlights, including successful isobutanol batches run at its Luverne, Minnesota, plant and the recent jet fuel agreement with Alaska Airlines. READ MORE

May 11, 2015

Rentech highlights Canadian pellet plant production in Q1 results

On May 11, Rentech Inc. released its 2015 first quarter financial results, reporting both its Canadian industrial facilities are producing pellets; Atikokan production rates exceeding the external forecast and Wawa commissioning better than expected. READ MORE