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...

12/01/2011: First Ski Area Installation for Renewable Energy Company

Greenwood, ME: Maine’s Mt. Abram Ski Area has taken delivery of a “D” Energy Box from Maine Energy Systems that will heat the 5500 square foot base lodge using renewable and locally sourced wood pellets. The installation will result in Mt. Abram no longer requiring...

03/05/2011: How will you afford stay warm next winter?

Portland Press Herald Weeks before Egypt or Libya erupted, Brent Crude was over $100 a barrel. During the summer of ’08, before the extent of the economic downturn was known, most of the world’s economy was humming, and oil rose to $146 a barrel. Oil is a finite...

12/07/2010: MESys New Delivery Truck

Bethel, ME - Maine Energy Systems has worked with Trans Tech Industries, Inc. of Brewer, Maine, and Tropper of Redlham, Austria, to manufacture the first fully pneumatic bulk pellet delivery truck in the U.S. This truck will efficiently deliver wood pellets in bulk to...

7/26/2010: MESys Meets Industry Standards

The US Environmental Protection Agency has proposed rules to take effect on December 16, 2010, which would hold heating and process boilers as “area sources of hazardous air pollutants” to extremely stringent emissions standards in commercial, industrial, and...

07/22/2010: Les Otten Meets Policymakers

Bethel, Maine – Les Otten, on behalf of Maine Energy Systems and the Maine Pellet Fuels Association, traveled to Washington DC last week for discussions on the Energy Bill currently before Congress. Otten met with Senator Olympia Snowe and her staff, and the staffs of...

01/08/2010: Herbert Ortner to speak in Bangor and Portland

Please join us in Bangor on January 19, or Portland on January 21 for "The Development and Future of Wood Pellet-Fired Central Heating in Western Europe and Maine," a presentation to Maine homeowners and building professionals by Herbert Ortner.

11/24/2009: Renewable Energy Comes to Gould Academy

Gould Academy's campus just got a little greener. Thanks to the help and generosity of Maine Energy Systems in Bethel and Austrian based company Okofen, Gould will heat its alumni relations building this winter with a wood pellet boiler. “We’re very excited to heat...

9/28/2008: The Forgotten Fuel

By: Elizabeth Gehrman Boston Globe magazine section When I finally finished the outrageously expensive gut-renovation of my two-family East Boston Cape in 2004, I was surprised and grateful to hear that the boilers, at least, could keep sputtering away for a few more...

07/24/2008: Don’t panic: Popular pellets plentiful

By: Sharon Kiley Mack Bangor Daily News EAST CORINTH, Maine - There are 300 tons of waste wood in enormous piles outside the entrance to the Corinth Wood Pellets LLC, leftovers from construction sites and sawmills. In a new storage facility nearby, 1,000 tons of...