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 27, 2016

Eastern Pennsylvania natural gas consumers enrolling in RNG offer

The Energy Co-op, an independently-owned, local, nonprofit energy supplier, launched a renewable natural gas product to residential consumers in the Philadelphia Electric Company natural gas territory to offset their pipeline gas consumption. READ MORE

April 21, 2016

ZooShare holds groundbreaking ceremony for Toronto biogas plant

ZooShare held a formal groundbreaking ceremony this week to celebrate the start of construction on its 500 kW biogas facility, located across from the Toronto Zoo, which will generate renewable power for the Ontario grid from zoo and food waste. READ MORE

April 21, 2016

Playing by the Nonwaste Fuels Rules

Three forms of wood waste got the green light under the U.S. EPA’s nonhazardous secondary materials rule, but the amended regulation’s impact appears narrow. READ MORE

April 12, 2016

Thompson, Roeslein biogas project awarded at biomass conference

Recipients of the annual industry awards—Excellence in Bioenergy and Groundbreaker of the Year—were announced at the 2016 International Biomass Conference & Expo, currently underway at the Charlotte Convention Center April 11-14. READ MORE

April 07, 2016

Biome releases 2015 financial results, bioplastics product update

U.K.-based bioplastics company Biome Technologies plc has released financial results for the year ended Dec. 31, 2015, reporting significant improvement from the previous year with revenue growth of 37 percent. READ MORE

March 31, 2016

Gevo Q4 results highlight isobutanol upgrades, ASTM approval

Gevo Inc. released 2015 financial results, highlighting restarted production of isobutanol in Luverne, Minnesota, ASTM revision approval to support isobutanol based ATJ aviation biofuels and agreements to construct isobutanol plants in Argentina. READ MORE

March 25, 2016

Growing The Local Home Base

Even though Europe is home to tried-and-true biogas technology, North American plant developers don’t necessarily look abroad. READ MORE

March 25, 2016

2016 Producer Survey Perfect Storm

Unseasonably warm winter weather clouded the success of this year’s heating season for many pellet producers. Coupled with other conditions, the trend may continue. READ MORE

March 22, 2016

California Energy Commission invests $3 million in biogas project

The California Energy Commission approved $4.3 million in grants for projects to increase the efficiency of natural gas technology. Amongst the projects, $3 million will go toward a biogas-to-fuel project in the city of Petaluma. READ MORE

March 17, 2016

Rentech reports Drax shipments made early this year in Q4 results

On March 16, Rentech Inc. released its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, reporting the company’s fiber businesses Fulghum Fibers and New England Wood Pellets generated record EBITDA in 2015. READ MORE