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

October 02, 2015

Sumitomo to build 50 MW biomass plant in Japan

Sumitomo Corp. has made public plans to construct a 50-MW wood biomass power plant in Sakata City, Yamagata Prefecture through its wholly owned subsidiary Summit Energy Corp. READ MORE

October 02, 2015

An Option For Coal Plants

A few weeks ago, I wrote a story about the 2,000-MW Eggborough Power Station in North Yorkshire, England, and how it had officially decided that it would close, and not convert to biomass, which was once quite a viable option. READ MORE

September 29, 2015

Rutgers report assesses New Jersey bioenergy potential

A recent Rutgers University assessment on bioenergy potential in New Jersey found that the state producers over 7 million dry tons of biomass annually, over 4 million of which could be recovered and used to generate power, heat or vehicle fuel. READ MORE

September 25, 2015

Bringing Advanced Biofuels to Omaha

A month from today, most of our staff will have arrived in Omaha to make last-minute preparations for the National Advanced Biofuel Conference & Expo, an event that I always look forward to. READ MORE

September 25, 2015

Packing a Punch

Comprised of an American-made engine and boiler vessel, and an Austrian burner and pellet design, Okofen’s compact Pellematic Smart_e marks the next evolution in wood pellet energy. READ MORE

September 23, 2015

Senate democrats release national energy bill

Building on the U.S. DOE’s Quadrennial Energy Review installment released earlier this year, U.S. Senate democrats released a tax reform proposal that aims to early on READ MORE

September 22, 2015

B&W Volund, Stobart win England biomass CHP plant contracts

Plans for the Teesside Renewable Energy Plant, a 40-MWe biomass cogeneration facility to be located at Port Clarence in Cramlington, Northumberland, England, continue to advance,. READ MORE

September 18, 2015

Focus on the Three Cs

December is our conversions, cofiring and colocation issue, READ MORE

September 17, 2015

Advanced biofuel industry: RFS proposal is damaging industry

Nearly two dozen top executives from the advanced and cellulosic biofuels industry recently sent a letter to President Obama regarding the U.S. EPA’s RFS volume requirement proposal, four of whom spoke during a Sept. 16 conference call. READ MORE

September 15, 2015

Joint venture to commercialize biomass processing technology

Active Energy Group plc and Biomass for Energy have announced a joint venture with Utah-based Biomass Energy Enhancements LLC to commercialize a pretreatment technology that BEE says enables biomass to be utilized as a direct replacement for coal. READ MORE