Friday, August 23, 2019

Software & Technology


Carbon Capture: Store It and Sell It

Posted on July 19, 2019

Possible solutions include machines that draw CO2 directly from the air, re…


Solar Power: Looking Beyond the Rooftops

Posted on June 10, 2019

We’ve all seen the rapid growth in solar installations over the past few ye…


DataOnline, WESROC, Wikon and iTank Combine as Anova

Posted on May 9, 2019

On April 2, leading global Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) provider Da…


Holyoke’s Path Away From Coal

Posted on May 9, 2019

Is Holyoke a model for communities shifting to renewables? The city of Holy…


Don’t Miss the Forest OR the Trees

Posted on April 11, 2019

If there were such a thing as a fuel dealer dictionary, irony might be defi…


The Data Speaks for Itself

Posted on April 11, 2019

“Data” has been something of a buzzword in both the energy and technology s…


Petrolectrification

Posted on March 14, 2019

As natural gas’s risk factors — environmental, economic and safety-related …


How to Read Your Credit Card Statement

Posted on March 14, 2019

Credit Card Statements come in many shapes and sizes. Some are as few as tw…


PriMedia Launches thebuzz.energy

Posted on February 19, 2019

In January, PriMedia launched thebuzz.energy, a free, interactive, cloud-ba…


Hurricane Resilience

Posted on December 18, 2018

We’ve all seen the news coverage of the devastating 2017 and 2018 hurricane…


Massachusetts Accelerates Clean Energy Agenda

Posted on October 24, 2018

In 2018, the Bay State has prioritized energy storage, doubled its renewabl…


DataOnline Acquires Independent Technologies

Posted on September 21, 2018

DataOnline, a leading global provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIo…


Eyes in the Storm

Posted on August 21, 2018

In describing last winter’s string of heavy snowfalls, cold temperatures, a…


Three Ways Blockchain Might Transform the Energy Industry

Posted on June 21, 2018

A regular reader of financial publications might be thinking right about no…


NORA Releases Updated FSA Calculator 2.1

Posted on May 16, 2018

On March 29, the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) announced the la…


Have You Outgrown QuickBooks?

Posted on April 20, 2018

QuickBooks is everywhere. At least it seems that way. Results from our most…


Cargas Systems’ New CEO Reflects on Past Success, Looks to Future Opportunities

Posted on March 15, 2018

President of Cargas Systems since 2015, Nate Scott was named CEO late last …


Massachusetts Envisions Huge Growth in Energy Storage

Posted on February 13, 2018

Mount Tom site to serve as a model for future projects


Slick Energy Aims to Connect Heating Oil Dealers and Consumers

Posted on December 11, 2017

One frosty Massachusetts morning in the winter of 2010, Chris Buchanan stoo…


Cleaning Up on DEF

Posted on October 23, 2017

Leading Chemical Distribution Company Brenntag North America Relies On Blac…


Tesla Model 3: Definitely Innovative

Posted on September 12, 2017

At a ceremony held in August, 30 employees of the Tesla team received the f…


The BI Behind BI

Posted on September 12, 2017

Energy industry insights and experiences inform ADD Systems’ business intel…


Heating System Futurists

Posted on August 15, 2017

A futurist is defined as one who studies and predicts the future on the bas…


Payment Processing Today is a Whole Different Animal

Posted on July 14, 2017

Integrated software solutions help dealers respond to changes in customer e…


Training Today’s Technicians for Tomorrow’s Technology

Posted on May 9, 2017

John Levey wrote the book on Oilheat training … literally. In addition to a…


Integration Improves the Customer’s Experience

Posted on April 18, 2017

Technology continues to create new opportunities for energy marketers, and …


Making Driverless Vehicles Safe

Posted on March 9, 2017

As automakers prepare to deploy their self-driving vehicles, the big questi…


From Data to Insight

Posted on March 9, 2017

To unlock the true value of their data, energy marketers need to derive pow…


Customers Want to Serve Themselves

Posted on March 9, 2017

Many energy marketers have a great opportunity to differentiate their compa…


Cargas Updates Mobile Delivery Solution

Posted on February 6, 2017

Cargas, of Lancaster, PA, a leading provider of mobile and back office soft…


Monitoring Can Reduce Costs, Attract New Customers

Posted on November 28, 2016

Heating oil and propane marketers can gain important advantages in cost and…


Make Cost Monitoring Routine

Posted on October 17, 2016

Controlling fuel company costs is an important part of the mission at Angus…


Controlling Costs and Staying Competitive

Posted on September 20, 2016

It’s the endless pursuit of controlling costs that drives us to innovate—fi…


Getting Delivery Costs Under Control, Wirelessly

Posted on September 20, 2016

One of the keys to controlling fuel delivery costs is managing the oil or p…


Do More With What You Have

Posted on September 20, 2016

Companies that sell energy products and comfort services can leverage techn…


Technology Helps Managers Understand Costs

Posted on September 19, 2016

Business technology is evolving rapidly to create efficiencies and eliminat…


Should We Promote Heat Pumps?

Posted on August 15, 2016

Heat pumps are going through a period of innovation including more widespre…


The VIP Treatment

Posted on August 15, 2016

When Kauffman Gas gets a new account, they aim to keep it. The Atglen, PA, …


New Frontiers in Fuel Delivery

Posted on August 15, 2016

As Scully Signal Co. celebrates its 80th anniversary, it is engaging with c…


Stay on Top of Vehicle Maintenance with Telematics

Posted on August 15, 2016

Maintaining a properly functioning fleet is a vital part of operations for …


Reversal of Fortune

Posted on July 15, 2016

A new era in propane transportation, supply and distribution in Minnesota d…


NORA Develops FSA Calculator 2.0

Posted on July 15, 2016

The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) is launching a new version of…


VISIONS Conference Brings Marketers Together

Posted on July 15, 2016

NEFI Visions 2016 drew hundreds of energy marketers to the DCU Center in Wo…


Five Ways to Streamline Fuel Delivery With GPS

Posted on June 10, 2016

Across energy markets, businesses are modernizing fleet management with tec…


Impressive Launch for the Tesla Model 3

Posted on May 10, 2016

Even the most enthusiastic Tesla fans couldn’t have predicted the jaw-dropp…


OHCC, NYOHA and NORA Open Shared Facility

Posted on May 10, 2016

The heating oil industry has a place to call home in New York. The New Y…


NORA Solicits Proposals for R&D Funding

Posted on May 10, 2016

The National Oilheat Research Alliance is soliciting proposals in several c…


Burning Ambition

Posted on April 12, 2016

A New Hampshire startup has bold ambitions to revolutionize the heating ind…


Better Vision With BI

Posted on February 11, 2016

Energy marketers can gain valuable insight into operations by using BI (bus…


Working Smarter

Posted on February 11, 2016

Technology for energy marketers continues to evolve, creating new pathways …


Software for Energy Marketers

Posted on February 11, 2016

Energy marketers and home comfort providers run complex operations and jugg…


Tank Utility Scores Big Win at Cleantech Open

Posted on October 22, 2015

Tank Utility, a Massachusetts-based developer of a propane tank monitor tha…


New Data Solution Delivers Timely Information at Irving Oil

Posted on December 31, 2014

Company Uses Schneider Electric’s DTN ProphetX


Finding Answers in Your Data

Posted on September 5, 2014

As energy marketers automate their operations with sophisticated back offic…


Use Data to Spot and Solve Problems

Posted on September 5, 2014

Energy marketers can derive important information about their businesses fr…


Atlas Reporting Delivers Business Intelligence

Posted on September 5, 2014

Energy marketers can improve company performance with Business Intelligence…


BI: The Past, the Future, and Living in the Now

Posted on September 5, 2014

Gurus want us to live in the now, so why are we always nostalgically rumina…


Monitors Enhance Fuel Delivery

Posted on July 24, 2014

Remote tank monitoring has become a very handy tool for many fuel dealers. …


Forecasting Deliveries

Posted on July 24, 2014

Energy marketers who want to improve delivery efficiency without a large in…


Special K-Factor

Posted on July 24, 2014

Better delivery forecasting is what’s for breakfast


Tank Data Helps Company Compete

Posted on July 24, 2014

Long Energy uses monitors to support commercial delivery


Less Is More

Posted on July 24, 2014

How remote monitoring can reduce delivery expenses


ADD Systems Users Learn Together

Posted on June 19, 2014

ADD Systems, a provider of software solutions for energy marketers, recentl…


Five Ways Software Supports the Service Team

Posted on May 9, 2014

When information flows easily to and from the field, business processes imp…


Extending the Data Network to the Truck

Posted on March 7, 2014

ADD Systems offers fuel retailers the ability to manage and communicate fue…


Eleven Benefits of Real-time Mobile

Posted on March 7, 2014

It’s 2014. Aren’t we supposed to be in flying cars by now? Aren’t all deliv…


Google Learns to Listen

Posted on March 3, 2014

Google is taking Internet search in a new direction that is changing the wa…


Revamp Your Receivables

Posted on December 13, 2013

AROUND FOUR YEARS AGO, SOS XTREME Comfort, of Tuxedo Park, N.Y., decided to…


‘Squeeze the Tube’ for Your Customers

Posted on December 13, 2013

You know how when a tube of toothpaste starts getting low, you squeeze the …


New SMS Requirements Are Just Common Sense

Posted on December 11, 2013

THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION’S (FCC’s) new rules on business-to- c…


Propane Tank Locks Deter Theft and Unauthorized Fills

Posted on November 1, 2013

Lock America offers two types of propane tank locks to help marketers disco…


Make Your Numbers Count

Posted on November 1, 2013

Does it feel like the margin for error in your business keeps getting small…


Hedge Insite Helps Fuel Marketers See Ahead

Posted on November 1, 2013

Hedge Insite is a risk management tool that helps fuel marketers peer into …


Device Improves Fuel Economy by Changing Fuel’s Structure

Posted on November 1, 2013

A Connecticut company is marketing a fuel modification device that can help…


The Battle Against Gasoline Dispenser Skimmers

Posted on November 1, 2013

We don’t need to tell you that over thepast decade, from Washington to Flor…



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