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

September 21, 2016

Energy, ag, business groups push for tax credit extensions

More than 50 groups in the energy, agriculture, transportation and other business sectors have banded together to pressure Congress for a multiyear extension of tax provisions set to expire at the end of the year. READ MORE

September 16, 2016

Boardman Power Station to perform 24-hour biomass test

Boardman Power Station’s decade-long investigation of whether torrefied biomass is a suitable replacement for coal is taking a major step forward with a planned 24-hour test burn, which is scheduled to take place sometime in November. READ MORE

September 16, 2016

Coproducts and Product Diversification

November is a unique topic for Biomass Magazine—Coproducts & Product Diversification. READ MORE

September 15, 2016

Report details biomass heat, power production in Japan

The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service recently released a Global Agricultural Information Network report on Japan’s renewable fuel industry, which reviews the country’s renewable fuel mandates/policy and progress toward meeting them. READ MORE

September 09, 2016

Throwing California Biomass a Lifeline

Under California's SB 859, electricity retailers are required to enter into five-year contracts for 125 MW of biomass power from facilities built before 2013 that generate energy from wood harvested from high fire hazard zones. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

Coming Soon: US Biogas Standards

ASABE is currently seeking interested individuals to participate and help forward the U.S. position on biogas and related technologies on a global scale. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

Chipping Away at a Standard

A U.S. wood chip standard will provide benefits across the supply chain, enabling the biomass thermal sector to gain more ground in the country’s heating fuel market. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

Report details Canada’s advanced biofuel, wood pellet markets

The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service recently released a Global Agricultural Information Network report on the Canadian renewable fuel industry, which includes data on the country's advanced biofuel and wood pellet industries. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

Mas-tering Landfill Gas Multiples

Mas Energy simultaneously completed three landfill-gas-to-energy systems in metro Atlanta. READ MORE

August 18, 2016

German biogas industry adds 150 plants in 2015

Germany added 23 MW in biogas electricity last year among 150 plants built, most of which were small, manure-based plants. While that number sounds impressive, it’s the smallest annual increase since 2000. READ MORE