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Eastern Energy Expo 2023

The Eastern Energy Expo 2023 will be held May 21-24 at the Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ. Sponsorships and exhibit space are now available at EasternEnergyExpo.com. Eric DeGesero, Executive Vice President, Fuel Merchants Association NJ, stated, “Our 2022 event was a great success and now we are excited to shift our venue to Atlantic City.” Eastern Energy Expo ...

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Deadline to Apply for USDA Bulk Plant Grants: Nov. 21

USDA is accepting applications for $100 million in grants to increase the sale and use of biofuels derived from U.S. agricultural products. Applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. ET Nov. 21, 2022. The $100 million will support a variety of fueling operations, including home heating oil distribution centers. The National Energy & Fuels Institute said in September that it ...

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Next-Generation Panel at HEAT Show

Appearing on the Next Generation Panel at the Heat Show in Providence, R.I., on Thursday, Sept. 29: Derek Lamparelli of Frank Lamparelli Fuel; Jacqueline Hart of Hart Home Comfort; Kyle Price of Tevis Energy; Mallory Corse of Jack F. Corse, Inc.; and John Bowman of F.F. Hitchcock Plumbing, Heating & Cooling. Attendees were invited to “Hear About the Future of ...

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PPATEC HVAC Program Graduates Inaugural Class

On July 11, 2022 PPATEC (Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Technical Education Center) launched its inaugural 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. This program was the result of a multi-year effort that included a building expansion, Pennsylvania Department of Education certification, and Veteran Affairs approval. Course curriculum for the 400-hour program includes electric, air conditioning, gas/oil heating, and propane training. The initial ...

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Palmer Gas & Oil Displays Autogas Car

Palmer Gas & Oil, which is marking its 90th year in business, displayed this autogas vehicle at the Northeast Propane Show, held in August at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. The fuel dealer operates in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine.

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Northeast Propane Show Gets It Right

The Northeast Propane Show (northeastpropaneshow.com) in Worcester, Massachusetts, at the DCU Center, August 9-10, presented by the Propane Gas Association of New England (PGANE),  has typically been held on “even” years. In 2020, the show did not happen because of Covid, so, with in-person industry events coming back, it was nice to see people face-to-face. The show drew over 900 ...

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Northern New England Energy Conference

The Northern New England Energy Conference was held June 13-15 at Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine. Above: Beverly White of Global Companies LLC accepted the EMANH Member of the Year Award from EMANH President Robert Sculley. Above: Scott Gaudet of Bergquist Inc. accepted the award celebrating being a MEMA member for 10 years. Gaudet is pictured with MEMA President/CEO Charlie ...

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OESP Scholarship Winners

OESP Awards dinner at the Eastern Energy Expo at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut, May 2022. OESP Scholarship winners, from left: Brian Rankin attends Entech and resides in Ivoryton, CT. The scholarship was sponsored by Pompetti Oil. James Quinn attends Entech and resides in Gayles Ferry, CT. The scholarship was co-sponsored by R.W. Beckett. Riley Fitzsimmons attends Entech and resides in Colchester, CT. The scholarship ...

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R.I. Governor: ‘Economy’s Future Is Going to Be in Renewables’

“We know the economy’s future is going to be in renewables,” Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee said in his opening luncheon keynote address at the Southern New England Energy Conference in Newport, Rhode Island. R.I. Gov. Dan McKee McKee, invited to the conference by EMARI Executive Director Diane E. Quesnelle, went on to talk about the state’s energy policies and ...

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The State of Energy

At the Nashville Southeast propane show in late April in Nashville Tennessee, my friend and colleague Tom Clark from the Rocky Mountain Propane Gas Association (rmpropane.org) was a few booths down from me. Tom and his friend and colleague Rand Dewitt had a booth featuring their popular podcast series The State of Energy, known as “TSOE” (thestateofenergy.com). I first came ...

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