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

February 22, 2023

Building Out Smart

January 18, 2023

The Future of Biomass is Brighter Than Ever

It’s an exciting time for bioenergy.To close the door on 2022, I decided to look back at the top story in each issue of the 2022 volume of Biomass Magazine. READ MORE

January 17, 2023

A Foot in the Door

After a decade-plus pursuit, some biomass-based power generators will have the opportunity to participate in the federal Renewable Fuel Standard program. READ MORE

November 29, 2022

Mission Biomass Mobilization

The annual Exporting Pellets Conference left no stone unturned in discussions about the ever-expanding applications for sustainable biomass. READ MORE

August 24, 2022

Turning to Wood Heat Amidst an Energy Crisis

Much of the world is facing daunting challenges when it comes to energy, due to a number of influences that include rocketing prices, supply chain disruptions, lingering pandemic effects, READ MORE

August 03, 2022

A Never-Ending Pursuit

A crucial topic we focus on in one issue per year is fire and explosion prevention, protection and mitigation. READ MORE

July 29, 2022

Senate Inflation Reduction Act packed with bioenergy incentives

Senate democrats on July 27 announced an agreement to bring the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to vote. The bill includes many bioenergy incentives, particularly the extension and modification of existing tax credits and creation of new ones. READ MORE

July 26, 2022

Navigating the Turbulence of Global Trade

Coming off a season with inventory levels the highest they have been in several years, an impending pellet shortfall in Europe has some U.S. heating pellet producers eyeing a challenging opportunity. READ MORE

May 25, 2022

Ensuring Better Insurance Rates

In a persisting hard market, pellet producers and other wood product manufacturers are struggling with high premiums, but there are some ways to help achieve the best rates. READ MORE