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

April 16, 2015

Timbervest provides insight on pellet production, export activity

Timbervest LLC, an Atlanta-based company that manages timberland assets and investments, has been actively selling and purchasing timberland acreage in a variety of states. The company provides insight on pellet feedstock and export activity. READ MORE

April 10, 2015

Ceres reports favorable sorghum growth in Brazil in Q2 results

On April 9, Ceres Inc. released financial results for the second quarter of 2015, reporting growing conditions in Brazil have been generally favorable for its sweet-sorghum collaboration with Raizen across most multi-hybrid field evaluation sites. READ MORE

April 09, 2015

FutureMetrics: Convert to pellets before upgrading insulation

FutureMetrics LLC recently published a white paper on why homeowners should switch from heating oil boilers to wood pellet boilers before upgrading the insulation in their home. READ MORE

April 08, 2015

Portucel breaks ground on pellet plant in South Carolina

Portucel Sporcel Group has broke ground on its Colombo Energy pellet plant in Greenwood County, South Carolina. This estimated $110 million global investment represents an important development in the company's expanding bioenergy business. READ MORE

April 07, 2015

Landfill Methane Outreach Program updates data, announces awards

Last month, U.S. EPA's Landfill Methane Outreach Program released updated data, and recognized LMOP partners for landfill-gas-to-energy (LFGTE) achievements. As of March, 645 unique projects were reported, and 440 candidate landfills were identified. READ MORE

April 06, 2015

Navigating the Sea of Approval

Attempting to expand the North American wood heat sector, U.S. distributors seek proven European technology to further foster market development. READ MORE

April 02, 2015

UK Green Investment Bank backs new biomass projects

U.K. Green Investment Bank has made several announcements recently about investments made for upcoming, renewable energy projects, including the Levenseat Renewable Energy Ltd. project. READ MORE

April 01, 2015

Biome reports revenue, margin increase in 2014 earnings results

On March 25, Biome Technologies plc, a U.K.-based bioplastics company, announced its financial results for the year ended Dec. 31, 2014, reporting an 80 percent increase in revenues reflected in both of the company's divisions. READ MORE

March 27, 2015

ZooShare reaches $2.2 million for biogas project at Toronto Zoo

ZooShare Biogas Cooperative Inc. recently announced that it reached another milestone on its journey to implement a biogas plant at the Toronto Zoo by raising $2.2 million in community bonds, just before its goal to close bond sales on March 31. READ MORE

March 26, 2015

New Brunswick pellet plant to double domestic volume

Groupe Savoie Inc., a hardwood products supplier in New Brunswick, Canada, recently announced that it plans to double the volume dedicated to the domestic side of its pellet production at its Saint-Quentin pellet plant in the coming year. READ MORE