Switching to pellet heating helps Maine in more ways than one

December 2, 2021, by Sam Schipani of the Bangor Daily News “If Maine is going to achieve zero emissions by 2050, the state is going to have to change how it thinks about fuel. Wood pellets, made from the compressed leftovers of timber processing, can be burned...

Wood Pellet Pricing Stable over Last Decade, Expected to Remain So

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2021 Bethel, ME – Wood pellet pricing has remained steady over the past decade and is expected to remain so, pleasing many bulk pellet delivery customers in the Northeast this winter.  While fossil fuel costs are historically...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Wood Pellet Heat in the Northern Forest

September 1, 2021 “Analysis shows wood pellet fuel reduces greenhouse gas by 54% vs. oil, and 59% vs. natural gas. The Northern Forest Center commissioned a study of the greenhouse gas impacts of heating buildings with state-of-the-art wood pellet boilers. For...

Maine Energy Systems Joins Maine Energy Marketers Association

August 9, 2021 Maine Energy Systems (MESys) has recently joined the Maine Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) and is a featured member in the Summer 2021 issue! MESys is highlighted as an industry leader in pairing consumer demand with renewable answers through fully...

Congress Passes Monumental BTU Act for Homeowner Tax Credits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 29, 2020 BETHEL, ME – Congress has recently passed the monumental Biomass Thermal Utilization (BTU) Act, which starting in 2021 will provide homeowners with the ability to receive a 26% federal tax credit on purchases of renewable wood...