NORA eminences Tom Butcher and Rich Sweetser prognosticated about the future. Butcher addressing biofuels and the future of fuel, Sweetser covering the future of electricity. Theresa Lavoie of energy marketer BantamWesson delved into hiring and retaining in a low-unemployment market. Barry Knox of REG, Kevin Grant of Sprague and Tim Keaveney of Hero BX reported on low-carbon liquid fuels; and low-carbon liquid fuel marketer Sharon Peterson explored the stakes for petroleum marketers. That and more transpired at the third annual Northern New England Energy Conference, June 23-25 at The Cliff House, Cape Neddick, Maine.