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Now Running Up to B35: NEFI Headquarters

The 170-year-old Southborough, Massachusetts home provides a window to the heating industry’s high-tech, clean-energy future
The 170-year-old Southborough, Massachusetts home provides a window to the heating industry’s high-tech, clean-energy future It’s a tight squeeze heading down to the basement of… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/now-running-b35-nefi-headquarters/

Beyond the Big Apple

NYSEC President & CEO Rocco Lacertosa on COVID-19, biofuel blending standards and more
NYSEC President & CEO Rocco Lacertosa on COVID-19, biofuel blending standards and more With well over one million homes depending on renewable liquid heating fuel, downstate New… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/beyond-big-apple/

Planning for the Green Recovery

Bioheat® dealers stand to reap environmental benefits and infrastructural opportunities
Bioheat® dealers stand to reap environmental benefits and infrastructural opportunities In May, Renewable Energy Group (REG) asked Oil & Energy readers an important question,… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/planning-green-recovery/

Heating Industry Biodiesel Conference

Coalition of Northeast associations and businesses honored at national event
The NEFI team was in Tampa, Florida from January 20-23 for the 2020 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo. The event is organized annually by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB). It… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/heating-fuel-industry-participates-biodiesel-conference/

Banned!

From coast to coast, new municipal laws bar fossil fuel hookups
It started in Berkeley, California. Last July, the city became the first in the U.S. to ban natural gas hookups in new homes. The ban, which so far applies only to new low-rise… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/banned/

REG, Broco Oil Supplying Heating Fuel to City of Boston

Family owned, veteran-operated fuel company Broco Oil has been contracted to provide heating oil for use in Boston’s city-owned buildings, including firehouses, police stations and other municipal facilities, Renewable Energy Group announced.
Family owned, veteran-operated fuel company Broco Oil has been contracted to provide heating oil for use in Boston’s city-owned buildings, including firehouses, police stations… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/reg-broco-oil-supplying-heating-fuel-city-boston/

Broco Oil Goes “All Aboard” with REG Biodiesel

Upgraded transloading facility now offers bulk storage, automated injection blending
In the last issue of Oil & Energy, we addressed some of the questions heating oil dealers may have about biodiesel supply, fuel quality and clean-energy incentives. As we… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/broco-oil-goes-all-aboard-reg-biodiesel/

After Providence

Industry task force begins to address questions raised at Northeast heating fuel summit
Last issue, Oil & Energy recapped the Northeast heating fuel summit, aka the Providence Summit, a gathering held September 16 at the Rhode Island Convention Center as part of the… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/after-providence/

Clear Signals

National Biodiesel Board CEO Donnell Rehagen on the Renewable Fuel Standard, the Providence Resolution, and future opportunities for the heating oil and biofuel industries
On September 16, 2019, National Biodiesel Board CEO Donnell Rehagen addressed an audience of more than 300 energy professionals, primarily heating oil dealers from the Northeast… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/clear-signals/

The Road to Net-Zero By 2050 Started Here

Reflections on the “Providence Resolution,” what got us here, and the journey ahead
“Could we have a show of hands from people who support the resolution?” asked event moderator Charlie Uglietto. In an instant, nearly all 300 heating oil professionals in… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/road-net-zero-2050-started-here/

After the Summit: One Message, Many Voices

The resolution passed at the Northeast Industry Summit during the HEAT Show was nothing less than historic.
We are witnessing history, and we are rewriting our futures. The resolution passed at the Northeast Industry Summit during the HEAT Show was nothing less than historic. What… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/after-summit-one-message-many-voices/

Biofuel Blenders Seek Market Opportunities

As Northeast heating oil industry commits to net-zero future, Renewable Energy Group stands ready to help
Sorting through the alphabet soup of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), with its Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs – more on these below) and small-refiner exemptions (SREs),… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/biofuel-blenders-seek-market-opportunities/

The Best Laid Plans

New customer opinion and loyalty data might mean a change to your marketing strategies for the upcoming heating season
The plan, much as it existed, was to write an article for September discussing marketing through the heating season – what you might be doing, what you should have thought about… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/best-laid-plans/

Renewing Our Commitment

NEFI hosts important discussions, passes historic resolution at annual meeting
It’s often said that if you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu. The table is being set in local communities, state legislatures, and regulatory agencies across the… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/renewing-our-commitment/

Industry at a Crossroads

National Oilheat Research Alliance leaders rally around higher biofuel blends
Call it a fork in the road, a crossroads, or a turning point. Whichever phrase is used, the meaning is the same for the heating fuel industry. Policymakers and energy leaders are… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/industry-crossroads/

How Green Is Your Marketing?

Marketing biofuels for your business and our future
In the May issue, we talked about the challenges our industry is facing with the cultural and legislative shifts toward electric heat as the solution to climate change. That… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/how-green-your-marketing/

Feedstock Flexibility

An interesting experiment with heating oil dealers and fleets in the Northeast would be to line up common biodiesel feedstocks and ask them which one is the best. Soybean oil, distillers corn oil, canola oil, poultry fat, beef tallow and used cooking o…
Creating High-Quality Biodiesel Regardless of Feedstock An interesting experiment with heating oil dealers and fleets in the Northeast would be to line up common biodiesel… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/feedstock-flexibility1/

Bioheat® & Electrification & in the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic

For the past several years, NEFI Vice President & Director of Government Affairs Jim Collura has produced a list providing general information on the status of state and local sulfur and biofuel blending requirements for heating oil and other distillate f…
A list compiled and updated periodically by Jim Collura of NEFI For the past several years, NEFI Vice President & Director of Government Affairs Jim Collura has produced a list… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/bioheat-electrification-northeast-mid-atlantic/

Three Days with NORA

The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA),hosted three days of technology-focused education, policy review and technical workshops.
The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), fresh off the heels of its 10-year reauthorization (see story in Oil & Energy, Volume 21/Issue 1, January/February 2019), hosted… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/three-days-nora/

The Power of Disruption

“Over the next 25 years, disruption is inevitable,” said April M. Salas, Executive Director of the Revers Center for Energy with the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Formerly an energy policy advisor to the White House, Salas has held various senior …
“Over the next 25 years, disruption is inevitable,” said April M. Salas, Executive Director of the Revers Center for Energy with the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Formerly… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/power-disruption/

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