Thank You!

Thank you for joining us for the 2024 Northern New England Energy Conference and making the experience unforgettable. Over 200 industry professionals from across the region came together in this joint endeavor between the Energy Marketers of New Hampshire and the Maine Energy Marketers Association, enriching our industry in Northern New England.

We hope you join us next year for the 2025 Northern New England Energy Conference in Meredith, New Hampshire!

Thank you from all of us at MEMA & EMANH

Conference Recap

On Monday, June 17, the NNEE Conference kicked off with a vibrant Welcome Reception with our vendors, leading into the Formal Awards Dinner. The evening was a celebration of excellence, where EMANH proudly recognized Kristine Sullivan of Sprague Energy as Vendor of the Year and Dana Jones from White Mountain Oil & Propane as Member of the Year. MEMA also honored R. J. Morin Inc. for 25 years of membership, Eaton Oil Co., Inc. for 50 years, and P. Gagnon & Sons Inc., Gould Equipment Co., and A.E. Robinson Oil Co. for an impressive 60 years of dedication.

Following dinner, attendees were treated to a stunning sunset over the Atlantic, accompanied by the soothing sounds of the acoustic duo Quiet Riot Act, creating a perfect end to the evening.

Tuesday, June 18, started with a series of enlightening educational sessions. Kelly Takaya King, Vice President and co-founder of Pacific Biodiesel from Maui, Hawaii, kicked off the day with her inspiring presentation on “Energy Security, Supply Chain Resiliency, and Greenhouse Gas Reduction: How Hawaii’s Locally Produced Biofuels Are Threading the Needle – Can Maine Do the Same?” King highlighted Pacific Biodiesel’s achievements in creating a sustainable renewable fuel industry, sparking ideas for similar initiatives in Maine.

Following King’s insightful talk, a roundtable discussion delved into the vital role of biofuels and renewables in meeting Maine’s climate goals. The discussion also emphasized the urgent need to pass Energy Choice legislation. Participants included Michael Devine, President of the National Oilheat Research Alliance; Kelly Takaya King; Jacob Posik, Director of Legislative Affairs at the Maine Policy Institute; Lizzy Reinholt, SVP of Sustainability, Corporate Affairs & Marketing at Summit Utilities, Inc.; Molly Ross, Legislative Assistant to United States Senator Susan M. Collins; and was moderated by Charlie Summers, President & CEO of the Maine Energy Marketers Association.

Next, trucking defense attorney Doug Marcello from Saxton & Stump shared his expertise in a session titled “The Four Phases of Litigation,” offering valuable insights for attendees.

The day’s final session featured Danny Silverman, Vice President of Sales at Angus Energy. Silverman provided a comprehensive history and practical knowledge on effectively using the summer K factor to optimize deliveries year-round, rounding out a day of rich educational content and professional development.

Afterward, attendees had the chance to explore the charming town of Bar Harbor or enjoy a leisurely round of golf at the scenic Kebo Valley Golf Club. The day concluded with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the lively Vendor Blender, followed by a chance to savor the delightful culinary offerings of Bar Harbor’s many restaurants for dinner on your own.

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