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

January 20, 2017

Inauguration Day

Obama is out, Trump is in. Today, a new era begins. We live in a great country. As an industry, we’ll keep fighting the good fight. READ MORE

January 03, 2017

PGE Boardman station biomass test burns extend into 2017

Portland General Electric’s plans to conduct a 24-hour, full-scale biomass test burn at its 550-MW Boardman Power Station in Boardman, Oregon, have changed a bit, but are still moving forward. READ MORE

December 29, 2016

Hawaii releases annual energy report

Hawaii has released its annual energy report documenting progress toward its renewable energy and energy efficiency goals, particularly its renewable portfolio standard goal of 100 percent by 2045. READ MORE

December 29, 2016

A Treat for Stats Nuts

The International Energy Agency has released an online, interactive global energy atlas. READ MORE

December 29, 2016

North Country Knowhow

Acclimated to the brutal winter conditions in its Adirondack Mountain location, a New York boarding school is mastering its heating fuel logistics. READ MORE

December 27, 2016

Michigan beefs up state renewable policy, raises RPS

Early this week, Michigan legislators overhauled state energy policy, approving a 234-page plan that was signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder on Dec. 21. READ MORE

December 20, 2016

North Carolina renewable natural gas project breaks ground

Colorado-based Carbon Cycle Energy recently broke ground on a $100 million, swine waste-to-renewable natural gas (RNG) project near Warsaw in southeastern North Carolina. The project was first unveiled in March. READ MORE

December 16, 2016

February: All Biogas and Landfill Gas

The entire February issue will be dedicated to biogas and landgill gas, a fast-growing industry segment with great potential. READ MORE

December 15, 2016

Blue Sphere lands biogas plant subsidy from Dutch government

Blue Sphere Corp. has scored Netherlands government support for development of a biogas facility in Sterksel. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency awarded the company’s wholly owned subsidiary a 12-year, €39.5 million subsidy. READ MORE

December 09, 2016

Minnesota n-butanol plant comes online

Green Biologics Inc. has successfully converted a Minnesota ethanol plant into an n-butanol production facility. The plant, which is now online after two years of development, recently made its first customer shipment. READ MORE