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  • Fourth Annual Walk for Warmth 5K at Husson March 3, 2021
    Husson University Student Government, in partnership with the United Way of Eastern Maine, sponsored their fourth annual Walk for Warmth on Saturday, Feb. 27. The walk took place on the University's Bangor campus at 1 College Circle.
  • Bowing To Opposition, Summit Natural Gas Withdraws Midcoast Pipeline Plan March 3, 2021
    Summit Natural Gas of Maine is withdrawing plans for a $90 million pipeline expansion into Maine's midcoast region after facing opposition from environmental activists and failing to gain community consensus.
  • Gray, Gray & Gray Launched FuelExchange March 3, 2021
    FuelExchange is a service created by Gray, Gray & Gray, to provide a clearinghouse for companies interested in buying, selling or merging fuel oil, propane, or petroleum businesses. FuelExchange helps facilitate transactions within the energy industry as a "one stop" source for business valuation, marketing and negotiation of sales, purchases and mergers.
  • REG Produces Record 519 Million Gallons of Biofuel in 2020 March 3, 2021
    Renewable Energy Group Inc. released third quarter financial results on Feb. 25, reporting the company produced a record volume of biofuel in 2020. Company officials also detailed adjustments it is making to correct an error related to fuel blending.
  • Biodiesel, Not Electric, Buses May Join Metro Transit Fleet March 3, 2021
    In late 2018, Metro Transit unveiled an ambitious plan to add electric buses to its fleet — a clean alternative that was cheered by environmental and social justice groups. The idea was to stop buying buses powered by diesel fuel by 2022. Since then, the transit agency has deployed just eight electric buses. A proposal […]
  • Maritime Energy Purchases Fieldstone Quickstop in South China March 3, 2021
    Maritime Energy, the parent company of Maritime Farms convenience stores, has added another location to their chain of stores. Fieldstone Quickstop, on Route 3 in South China, has become the newest of the 13 Maritime Farms locations. With a fuel office, just up the street, this location will provide additional benefits to the Maritime Energy’s […]
  • Opinion: E15 Expansion Stays on Track Despite Pandemic March 3, 2021
    2020 was a challenging year in a number of ways. For the retail and biofuel industry, we saw fuel demand plummet due to cars off the road from stay-at-home orders. Despite these unprecedented conditions, we actually saw E15 — known to consumers as Unleaded 88 — expansion continue to rise.
  • Honoring the Employers who Hire our Nation's Heroes March 3, 2021
    The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal-level veterans' employment award that recognizes a company or organization's commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development.
  • 'Run The Oil Industry In Reverse': Fighting Climate Change By Farming Kelp March 3, 2021
    In the race to stall or even reverse global warming, new efforts are in the works to pull carbon dioxide out of the air and put it somewhere safe. One startup in Maine has a vision that is drawing attention from scientists and venture capitalists alike: to bury massive amounts of seaweed at the bottom […]
  • Featured Courses March 3, 2021
  • View All MTEC Courses and Register Soon March 3, 2021
    We still have openings in our Oil night class and March HVAC program. Register here:
  • MEMA Membership Directory March 3, 2021
    MEMA is getting ready to print the annual hard copy directory and we are now taking ads. Get your ads out to MEMA members and beyond! Click here for the advertisers guide.
  • Stay Up To Date on What's Going on in Augusta With Megan Diver's Legislative Updates March 3, 2021
    MEMA will be publishing our Legislative Update each week throughout the session, keeping you informed with news from the Administration, the Legislature and any other timely news that may be of interest to you that’s happening in Augusta. Additionally, updates will include what committee hearings and meetings are being held during the week.
  • MEMA Draws 50 Recipients at Random from a Pool of People Nominated by WGME Listeners To Receive 100 Gallons of Heating Fuel March 3, 2021
    On Monday, MEMA drew 50 recipients at random from a pool of people nominated by WGME listeners to receive 100 gallons of heating fuel at no cost as an extension of this year's Fuel Your Love campaign. Take a look to see the MEMA staff hard at work for Monday's drawing and be sure to […]