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 over eight years of journalistic experience.

Latest Posts by Anna Simet

July 29, 2014

Biomass Magazine launches biogas map

Biomass Magazine has added biogas energy producers to its existing portfolio of bioenergy map products, which includes U.S. biomass power facilities and U.S. and Canada pellet manufacturing plants. READ MORE

July 17, 2014

Policy reform may hinder German biogas development

When Germany passed its Renewable Energy Resources Act in 2000, it set the stage for the huge success of the country's biogas industry, with nearly 8,000 installations currently in place. A recent change in policy, however, may limit future growth. READ MORE

July 16, 2014

Study: U.S. waste could power 13.8 million homes

A new report authored by Columbia University Researchers finds that if all MSW landfilled in 2011 was diverted to waste-to-energy plants, it would supply enough electricity to power 13.8 million homes. READ MORE

July 14, 2014

$5 million waste biomass processing plant planned in Michigan

BioCycle plans to make use of agricultural scrap and waste materials and other biomass sources as manufacturing precursors, via a $5 million bioprocessing facility that is currently in final financing stages. READ MORE

July 03, 2014

Minnesota casino contemplates biomass heat

The White Earth Nation of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe is contemplating installation a biomass power system for its Shooting Star Casino and Event Center in Mahnomen, Minnesota. READ MORE

July 02, 2014

Nondomestic RHI qualifies 800 MW biomass capacity from launch

The U.K. Department of Energy and Climate change has released Renewable Heating Incentive and Renewable Heat Premium Payment data for May. The program provides financial incentives to increase the production and use of renewable heat. READ MORE

June 27, 2014

Vermont’s Wood Heat Renaissance

The Green Mountain State is a national leader in community-scale wood heat, but it didn’t happen overnight. READ MORE

June 26, 2014

Fire Threat Turns Energy Asset

Cabin Creek Biomass Energy will reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfire in Placer County while producing 2 MW power, heat and biochar. READ MORE