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

September 23, 2016

Weltec reveals slurry, digestate process to reduce volume by half

Weltec Biopower announced it’s offering a slurry and digestate processing system called Kumac to livestock owners and biogas plant operators. The fully automated processing system reduces the volume of liquid manure and digestate by 50 percent. READ MORE

September 22, 2016

Policy Exchange releases report on decarbonizing UK domestic heat

The U.K.-based Renewable Heat Association announced the renewables industry supports conclusions of the Policy Exchange’s recent report on decarbonizing the U.K. heating sector, particularly the future role of biomethane in this effort. READ MORE

September 22, 2016

Passing theTest

As college and university fossil fuel heating plants age and become inefficient, many are evaluating, building or have already installed biomass systems. READ MORE

September 21, 2016

EPA finalizes reconsidered issues in Area Source Boilers Rule

EPA finalized its ruling on reconsidered issues that pertained to aspects of the February 2013 final amendments to the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Area Sources: Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Boilers. READ MORE

September 15, 2016

Website now available for wood-to-energy checkoff program

The wood-to-energy checkoff initiative that’s been in the works for the past few years recently launched a website to provide updated information about the program as well as a way to ask questions about the initiative. READ MORE

September 12, 2016

UK ECCC releases 2020 heat, transport targets report

The Energy and Climate Change Select Committee released its 2020 renewable heat and transport targets report, calling for changes to the proposed RHI reforms, as the report concluded tariffs for biomethane and biomass boilers were too low. READ MORE

September 07, 2016

FutureMetrics publishes updated white paper on CPP importance

FutureMetrics LLC recently published a white paper that reviews the impacts of increased CO2 concentration in the atmosphere, offers thoughts on carbon policy, and discusses the Clean Power Plan and its role in supporting a more decarbonized future. READ MORE

September 07, 2016

Business as Usual

Big U.K. government alterations ensued the vote to leave the EU, but for some area biomass suppliers and end users little has changed. READ MORE

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