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 MagazineBiomass Magazine and Pellet Mill Magazine.

Latest Posts by Katie Fletcher

December 21, 2016

Regional Feedstock Partnership report summarizes 7 years of work

The Regional Feedstock Partnership recently published a report summarizing its strides from 2008 to 2014 toward addressing issues associated with the development of a sustainable and projectable supply of feedstocks in the U.S. READ MORE

December 16, 2016

NREL releases 2015 renewable energy data book

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has released its 2015 Renewable Energy Data Book. The report includes data on bioenergy capacity and electricity generation, along with data on biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel. 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

June 23, 2016

2016 National Advanced Biofuels Conference wraps in Milwaukee

The 2016 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo took place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this week, hosting a number of panels surrounding the advanced biofuels and biobased chemical industries. READ MORE

June 09, 2016

Cooperative establishes checkoff to grow Ontario biomass sector

Ontario Biomass Producers Cooperative Inc., a group of Ontario farmers producing and marketing biomass, recently launched an effort to make it easier for its members to sell the miscanthus and switchgrass they produce to various markets. READ MORE

May 13, 2016

Gevo Q1 results provide update on isobutanol equipment upgrades

Gevo Inc. released first quarter financial results, focusing on progress made at Luverne since the restart of isobutanol production in mid-March, and announcing Alaska Airlines’ first commercial flight using Gevo’s ATJ fuel is scheduled in June. 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

December 01, 2015

Agreement to address climate change under negotiation in Paris

This week, President Obama traveled to Paris to join nearly 200 nations for the COP21 global conference on climate change. Coinciding with the conference, was the announcement that Obama and 19 other world leaders launched"“Mission Innovation." READ MORE

October 13, 2015

IEA releases mid-term forecast for biofuels, renewable energy

The International Energy Agency released its annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report at a Group of 20 leaders’ meeting in Turkey. The report forecasts global market trends and developments for renewable energy and biofuels to 2020. READ MORE

September 04, 2015

IEA Bioenergy newsletter features New Zealand biofuel prospects

According to findings displayed a new report from IEA Bioenergy Task 39, New Zealand has the potential to supply all of its transportation fuel demand by 2030 from forests grown on lower productivity land. READ MORE