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 30, 2015

Advancing Alongside Ag

Cognizant of rapidly evolving farming and biomass sectors, New Holland aims to stay ahead of the game. READ MORE

July 30, 2015

Clean Power Plan Rules Loom

Word is that the Clean Power Plan rules will be released next week. READ MORE

July 28, 2015

Covanta reports on Q2 earnings, acquisitions, project activity

Covanta Energy reported strong operational performance in its core business, achieved record quarterly special waste revenue, and provided several updates on acquisition and commissioning activities during its Q2 2015 earnings call. READ MORE

July 24, 2015

Getting More Gas

Optimizing gas collection at landfills is the core component of Loci Controls’ new technology. READ MORE

July 24, 2015

Closing in on Closed-Loop

As you may already know if you work at a biomass power, pellet or biogas plant, we’ve changed the way we do our plant calls and data maintenance for our print and online maps. READ MORE

July 22, 2015

Astec talks pellet plant orders in Q2 earnings call

Despite a sluggish quarter that saw a 3 percent decrease in net sales, a drop to $268 million compared to $277.3 million for Q2 2014 and a 19 percent decrease in earnings, Astec Industries Inc. continues to see activity in its pellet plant business. READ MORE

July 17, 2015

Pinnacle's Panamax Success

In early June, I blogged about the fact that Canada’s Pinnacle Pellet successfully fully loaded a Panamax-class vessel with wood pellets, and a couple of days ago, I got an update from John Singleton at Handy Shipping Guide. READ MORE

July 10, 2015

A Biomass Conveying Case Study

We’re hard at work on the September issue of Biomass Magazine, which is themed biomass handling, storage and preparation. READ MORE

July 09, 2015

FutureMetrics rebuts wood pellet myths

In a recent report, FutureMetrics aims to debunk two common myths regarding the use of wood pellets as a substitution for coal: that they release more carbon dioxide during combustion, and that they create a carbon debt that takes decades to repay. READ MORE

July 01, 2015

Supreme Court Ruling, MATS & the Clean Power Plan

On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court of Justice made an interesting ruling. One that, I think, a lot of people had a tough time understanding, myself included. READ MORE