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Biodiesel’s Future is Focus of Conference

Michael Ferrante appeared on a panel at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in San Diego, talking about passage of alternative portfolio credit regulations in Massachusetts. “Those are regulations that allow retailers to get a credit for blending biodiesel and selling it,” said Ferrante, president of the Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association, based in Burlington, Mass. The association lobbied for passage ...

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Breaking Ice

The Coast Guard conducts ice-breaking operations when winter’s cold temperatures impact every port, waterway, and harbor in the Northeast. This season’s ice-breaking operations, launched on Dec. 17 and dubbed “Operation Reliable Energy for Northeast Winters” consist of a region-wide effort by the USCG’s 1st District Northeast to ensure Northeast communities have the security, supplies, energy, and emergency resources they need ...

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At EEE: Exploring Biodiesel

“XBX Exploring Biodiesel: An Eye on the Horizon,” a touring seminar created by the National Biodiesel Board, will be on the program of the 2019 Eastern Energy Expo at The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, Pa. The presentation is scheduled for Monday, May 20. “At a time when policymakers are placing constraints on fossil fuels, biodiesel presents a path forward which will ...

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AHR Expo Attendance: 45,078

The 2019 AHR Expo returned to Atlanta for the first time since 2001. The Show floor at the Georgia World Congress Center exhibited 1,824 companies from across the industry, including 497 international exhibitors of technology and products. Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology verified attendance, allowing for the scanning in of each person without stalling the crowd and creating long wait times. ...

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Deadline for OESP Scholarship Applications: March 14

OESP’s Dave Nelsen Scholarship Program was established in 1999 to provide scholarships to students interested in pursuing their careers in the energy service industry. Since 1999, more than $300,000 in awards have been presented. To be considered a candidate, applicants are required to write a 500-word essay telling the committee about themselves, including how their background has prepared them for success in ...

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TuSimple Operates Self-Driving Trucks in U.S.

TuSimple, a self-driving truck company, announced that it has 11 trucks in the U.S. and will have 40 trucks in fully-autonomous operation by June. The company said that it had 12 contracted customers, including Fortune 100 and “large international” companies. The company is making makes three to five fully-autonomous trips per day for customers on three different routes in Arizona, it said in ...

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MEMA Expands Technical Education Center

The Maine Energy Marketers Technical Education Center (MTEC) in Brunswick, Maine, celebrated a grand opening for its $250,000 state-of-the-art expansion, which doubles student capacity and helps meet a growing need in Maine for professional heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians. “The trades are hot right now,” Jamie Py, president of the Maine Energy Marketers Association, said in a ...

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Fleet Technical Congress: March 5-8

Fleet managers can learn how to leverage new technologies and processes to find sustainable, creative solutions to enhance fleet operations at Fleet Technical Congress 2019. The Congress and the Green Truck Summit will be held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2019, March 5–8 at Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Congress and the Green Truck Summit kick off March ...

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CEMA Holiday Party 

Over a hundred guests attended the annual Holiday Party of the Connecticut Energy Marketers Association. The event this year was held at the swanky Delamar Hotel in West Hartford. Many out-of-town guests who stayed at the hotel overnight were very impressed by the accommodations. Mike Devino, Mercury Fuel, Waterbury, Conn., who usually supplies a jazz trio for entertainment, this year was at ...

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Trump Signs Farm Bill, Reauthorizing NORA Till 2029

President Donald J. Trump on Dec. 20 signed into law a bill extending the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) for ten years. The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, referred to as the Farm Bill, includes reauthorization of the NORA program through Feb. 6, 2029, the New England Fuel Institute noted in an email to members shortly after Trump signed the ...

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