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

October 01, 2014

Greenpoint awaits city approval for Connecticut AD project

Greenpoint Energy Partners LLC is developing an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility near the wastewater treatment plant and transfer facility in Ansonia, Connecticut. The project aims to convert food waste to energy. READ MORE

September 26, 2014

Canfor to add pellet production to 2 sawmill sites in Canada

Canfor Corp. plans to collocate a pellet plant at each of the company's sawmill sites at Chetwynd and Fort St. John in Vancouver, British Columbia. The two facilities combined will have a capacity of 175,000 metric tons of pellets per year. READ MORE

September 25, 2014

Maverick Synfuels introduces modular methane-to-methanol system

Maverick Synfuels recently announced the development of its Maverick Oasis system for methanol production. The company says the system provides producers with another way to monetize biogas reserves and natural gas. READ MORE

September 22, 2014

Greenlane commissions Canadian plant, faces pending acquisition

Greenlane Biogas Technologies recently announced the commissioning of a 16,000 cubic-meter-per-hour biogas plant in Montreal. In mid-September Pressure Technologies announced an agreement to acquire the business and certain assets of the company. READ MORE

September 17, 2014

Dane County landfill expansion to increase savings and production

A landfill in Dane County, Wisconsin, is expanding its landfill gas-to-energy project. Once complete, the operation is expected to have an annual capacity of approximately 6 MW. Construction is expected to be complete in December. READ MORE

September 16, 2014

BlueFire Renewables pursues new avenues of revenue for projects

BlueFire Renewables Inc. recently filed a quarterly report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission noting the company is seeking financing for its proposed Fulton, Mississippi, project from Chinese entities. READ MORE

September 15, 2014

$24.3 million AD project planned for WWTP in Duluth, Minnesota

The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District in Duluth, Minnesota, is planning a $24.3 million upgrade to its existing anaerobic digestion facility. The project will be implemented in three phases over the next 5 years, beginning in 2015. READ MORE

September 15, 2014

Q&A: Many Hats for Hedrick

The Pellet Fuel Institute’s executive director, Jennifer Hedrick, shares insights on her many roles, as well as the challenges and prospects ahead for the pellet industry. READ MORE

September 08, 2014

Biomass Power Louisiana signs engagement letter for pellet plant

Biomass Power Louisiana LLC, a subsidiary of Biomass Secure Power Inc., moves forward with the financing of its biomass wood pellet plant in Natchitoches, Louisiana, with a signature on a non-binding engagement letter. READ MORE

September 05, 2014

Wind River Biomass Utility wins $200,000 grant for CHP plant

Gov. Jay Inslee recently announced a $200,000 grant to Wind River Biomass Utility LLC to support development of a combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant in Washington. The funding will be used to purchase equipment for the proposed facility. READ MORE