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

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

May 25, 2022

Insurance, Incident Prevention and Global Market Constraints

In October, Pellet Mill Magazine conducted an industry survey to gain insight about some of the challenges wood pellet manufacturers were facing as a result of the pandemic, inflation and lack of workforce. READ MORE

April 18, 2022

The Big Deal About Biocarbon

Interest in the value and versatility of biocarbon has been steadily growing and is at an all-time high. READ MORE

April 15, 2022

The Time is Now

The 15th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo convened in Jacksonville, Florida, in mid-March. More than 700 stakeholders attended the event. READ MORE