Katie Fletcher

Katie Fletcher is originally from Courtenay, N.D., and moved to Grand Forks to pursue a communication and political science degree at the University of North Dakota. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in May 2014, Fletcher began working for BBI International as a staff writer for Ethanol Producer Magazine, Biomass Magazine and Pellet Mill Magazine.

Latest Posts by Katie Fletcher

August 29, 2016

Roeslein Alternative Energy's WTE project begins RNG production

Roeslein Alternative Energy and Smithfield Hog Production recently celebrated the production of renewable natural gas at Ruckman Farm for delivery to the national pipeline from its large manure-to-energy project. READ MORE

August 27, 2016

A Densified Decarbonization Strategy

A tag-team effort combining biofuels and biomass expertise aims to commercialize a fuel pathway with the potential to benefit all links in the supply chain. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

Kingdom Pellets continues to secure financing for proposed plant

Kingdom Pellets’ proposed wood pellet plant continues to secure financing. Mid-summer, the state of Vermont awarded $550,000 to the town of Lunenburg in community development funds, which the town will loan for the plant’s development. READ MORE

August 22, 2016

Ecostrat releases white paper on woody biomass procurement

Ecostrat Inc. has released a White Paper for current and prospective owners and operators of small- to medium-scale woody biomass energy plants. The publication provides an overview of five common mistakes in wood procurement and how to fix them. READ MORE

August 19, 2016

DBEIS releases 2016 Digest of U.K. Energy Statistics

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently released the Digest of U.K. Energy Statistics 2016, providing detailed analysis of production, transformation and consumption of energy in 2015. READ MORE

August 17, 2016

Schneider Electric launches tool for renewable energy development

Schneider Electric launched a collaborative online platform called the NEO Network to help commercial and industrial companies identify and evaluate renewable energy, cleantech and energy-efficiency prospects around the world. READ MORE

August 12, 2016

Canfor celebrates recent completion of two Canadian pellet plants

This summer Canfor Corp. officially marked the opening of its two new pellet plants collocated at company sawmills in Chetwynd and Fort St. John. Combined, the plants have a capacity of 175,000 metric tons of industrial-grade wood pellets. READ MORE

August 11, 2016

Rentech reports improved industrial pellet production during Q2

On Aug. 10, Rentech released second quarter 2016 results, reporting improved pellet production at its Canadian plants, with average weekly production increasing 50 percent and 10 percent at Wawa and Atikokan, respectively, compared to quarter one. READ MORE

August 11, 2016

Gevo’s Q2 results highlight key, corporate activity like ATJ use

Gevo Inc. recently released its quarter two financial results, providing an update on Luverne’s operational status and progress, efforts in the jet fuel and specialty fuels markets, as well as its partnership with Clariant Corp. READ MORE

August 04, 2016

Enviva Q2 results highlight long-term offtake pellet contracts

Enviva Partners LP announced its second quarter of 2016 financial and operating results, reporting increased income, quarterly distribution and outlook for the remainder of the year, driven by higher contracted wood pellet sales volumes. READ MORE