News from Maine Energy Systems - Makers of Wood Pellet Furnaces and Boilers

Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Wood Pellet Heat in the Northern Forest

“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 the analysis, the Spatial Informatics Group-Natural Assets Laboratory (SIG-NAL) used data specific to the region’s forest composition and harvest practices, and the pellet sourcing and manufacturing of 9 out of 10 Northern Forest pellet mills, all of which produce pellets exclusively for thermal (heat) generation…”

Maine Energy Systems Joins Maine Energy Marketers Association

“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 automated, highly efficient, central wood pellet heating systems reliant on bulk wood pellet delivery that’s as easy (and hands-free) as oil…”

Congress Passes Monumental BTU Act for Homeowner Tax Credits

“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 pellet central heating systems…”

Rebates on Advanced Wood Heating Equipment Now Available for Commercial and Institutional New Construction

Montpelier, VT – “The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR) announced the availability of a new incentive program for advanced wood heat systems in commercial and institutional new construction. Qualifying installations will be eligible to receive custom incentives of $1.25 per square foot of heated space, up to $50,000….”

01/20/2015: Heating Renewables Demand Drives 100% Growth

BETHEL, MAINE - Maine Energy Systems (MESys) today announced that it sold a record number of fully-automatic wood pellet boilers throughout North America, doubling its output from 2013 to 2014. “Concern over highly fluctuating fossil fuel costs and growing consumer...

06/26/2013: Farmington Model Neighborhood Project Underway

A new program is offering homeowners in Farmington and Wilton, Maine, the opportunity to save 40-50 percent on home heating costs by switching from oil heat to high efficiency wood pellet boilers. Municipalities and non-profits are also eligible to participate. The...

11/28/2012: MESys Introduces Convertible Boiler

Maine Energy Systems announces the introduction of its 68,000BTU (20KW) MESys Convertible wood pellet boiler. The MESys Convertible is a standard MESys 20KW pellet boiler made as a simple first step for the pellet boiler buyer. The MESys Convertible is a standard...