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

March 23, 2017

Sustaining Maine’s Legacy

Efforts to reinvigorate the state’s biomass industry—including two fiber export projects in development—are focused on saving and generating jobs while boosting Maine’s economy. READ MORE

March 23, 2017

Constellation, Procter & Gamble biomass plant nearing completion

A 50-MW, combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant under construction in Albany, Georgia, for the past two years is undergoing steam tests and is expected to come online this summer. READ MORE

March 21, 2017

Paper examines small-scale, pellet-fueled CHP potential in US

Small-scale, pellet-fueled combined-heat-and-power (CHP) has the potential to become a major part of the distributed generation smart grid of the future, according to a new paper by FutureMetrics. READ MORE

March 17, 2017

IKEA fires up fifth biogas fuel cell

Swedish ome furnishing retailer IKEA has finished installing its fifth biogas-powered fuel cell system among its fleet of California stores, the company announced March 16. READ MORE

March 17, 2017

Fortum moves forward with Lithuania waste-to-energy CHP plant

Fortum has announced that a joint venture project to build a waste-to-energy, combined-heat-and-power, plant in Lithuania is moving forward and construction is planned for the fall. READ MORE

March 10, 2017

Australia pellet plant to reopen

Five years after Plantation Energy Albany made its last pellet shipment to an overseas customer and subsequently shut down, the facility will reopen, according to consulting company Argonaut. READ MORE

March 09, 2017

Valmet to supply multifuel boiler to Japan power plant

Valmet will provide a multifuel boiler and flue gas cleaning system to a 112-MW power station being built plant in Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan. The advanced circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boiler will be capable of cofiring coal and biomass. READ MORE

March 03, 2017

BP acquires Clean Energy’s RNG business

BP plc has acquired the upstream portion of renewable natural gas producer Clean Energy Fuels Corp.’s business, and signed a long-term supply contract with Clean Energy to support its continuing downstream renewable natural gas business. READ MORE

March 02, 2017

Perry confirmed as US energy secretary

Former governor of Texas Rick Perry has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as secretary of energy, in a vote of 62 to 37. Perry replaces Ernest Moniz, a nuclear physicist READ MORE

March 01, 2017

Connecticut food waste AD, compost plant receives permit to build

Turning Earth aims to be operational by the second quarter of 2018 to accept residential and commercial material from 16 area municipalities. READ MORE