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  • Retailers Would Lose If States Ban Single-Use Filter Cigarettes April 7, 2021
    An idea that has not yet taken hold in legislatures is a ban on cigarettes with single-use filters. Filter ban bills have surfaced in several legislatures over the past couple of years in a few states, including California, Hawaii and Illinois, either as outright bans on the sale of cigarettes or as a tax or […]
  • E15 Expansion Stays on Track Despite Pandemic April 7, 2021
    Despite a year that most in the fuel market would sooner forget, not all fuels took a hit. Fuel customer conversion is at its highest since the pandemic began; according to Technomic's Q1 2021 C-Store Consumer Marketbrief, 51% of consumers who purchase fuel on the forecourt also enter the c-store. This means that drawing customers […]
  • Missouri House Passes Bill To Implement B10 Mandate April 7, 2021
    The Missouri House of Representatives on March 31 voted 88 to 40 in favor of the Missouri Made Fuels Act, or HB 529, which aims to implement a biodiesel mandate within the state. Companion legislation is pending in the Missouri Senate.
  • Dispelling the Myths of Apprenticeship Programs and Introducing NPGA & DOL Program April 7, 2021
    As PERC and NPGA continue to work together to address the propane industry's workforce development needs, join us as we begin a series of webinars to roll out and highlight NPGA's Registered Apprenticeship Program. In our first webinar, Jim Foti from the Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship will dispel the myths around apprenticeship programs […]
  • Helicopter Company Begins Using Sustainable Aviation Fuel April 7, 2021
    Bell Textron announced that it will begin incorporating Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) into all Bell Training Academy and customer demonstration fleet aircraft. Bell will be the first rotorcraft customer to receive SAF supply from global aviation fuel supplier Avfuel Corporation. "Bell is an active supporter of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association's sustainable fuel initiative, and […]
  • REG and Optimus Partner To Deliver Biodiesel To Fleets April 7, 2021
    Renewable Energy Group fleet customers in Iowa, Washington, D.C. and Massachusetts are ramping up the use of B100 (100% biodiesel) in their fleets and REG is helping fleets achieve their sustainability goals and reach near-zero emissions through a partnership with Optimus Technologies.
  • US Residential Heating Oil Prices Averaged 16% Lower Than Last Winter But Ended Higher April 7, 2021
    According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) State Heating Oil and Propane Program (HOPU), the price of residential heating oil averaged $2.86/gal in the United States as of March 29, which is 44 cents/gal higher than at the same time last year. U.S. average residential heating oil prices increased by more than 73 cents […]
  • The HEAT Show Is Back — Early Bird Exhibitor Pricing! April 7, 2021
    Sign up today to exhibit at the HEAT Show and receive a $150 discount on each booth reservation!
  • View All MTEC Courses and Register Soon April 7, 2021
    We still have openings in our Oil night class and March HVAC program. Register here:
  • Featured Courses April 7, 2021
  • Northern New England Energy Conference Room Block Opens April 7, 2021
    JOIN US FROM AUGUST 30 - SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 AT THE OMNI MOUNT WASHINGTON RESORT The room block for the Northern New England Energy Conference at the Omni Mount Washington Resort at Bretton Woods is now open. Book your room at the Main Hotel for the Northern New England Energy Conference. Please take a moment […]
  • The "No Road" Road Show Webinar Series April 7, 2021
    Several associations have come together again to jointly sponsor an Online Education Webinar Series. We understand that your time is valuable, so we transformed our road show into six individual 45-minute webinars scheduled over the dates listed below. Please register below for ANY OR ALL OF OUR WEBINARS! Let's not let these times stop us […]
  • MEMA Launches the 2021 Rebate Program April 7, 2021
    The 2021 Rebate Program for oil equipment is up and running! Please submit your rebates. This will be a first come first serve program and will run until the money is out! If you have questions, feel free to give the team a call. Also, don't forget that Jen is available if you'd like to […]
  • <img src="" align="right" hspace="5" vspace="5" height="150">Stay Up To Date on What's Going on in Augusta With Megan Diver's Legislative Updates April 7, 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.
  • MTEC: Fueling the Next Generation — Episode No. 2 April 7, 2021
    MTEC is excited to release episode #2 of our "Fueling the Next Generation" series! These short videos are designed to acquaint viewers with MTEC, its students, and — most importantly — the opportunities that await those who seek a career in HVAC-R. In this episode we meet John, a young man who had never considered […]