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Energy Companies in Massachusetts Contribute to the State’s Economy, Provide Crucial Energy Services and are Committed to Net-Zero Emissions

Established in 1954, the Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) is a business association that serves the home and commercial heating marketplace.

MEMA represents 100 of companies – members and non members alike – across the state, including retail and wholesale/supplier operations and producers of clean, renewable Bioheat.

MEMA’s mission includes:

  • Advancing the industry’s goals of dramatically reducing carbon emissions through the accelerated use of higher blends on renewable Bioheat in heating oil.
  • Serving as a valuable resource and information base to a host of audiences including consumers
  • Serving as the qualified state association for the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), a congressionally authorized program aimed at promoting heating oil, renewable liquid heating fuels and energy efficiency; educating consumers and the industry; and developing meaningful research and development projects for fuels and heating equipment.

Facts about Heating Oil in Massachusetts

More than 700,000 homes and thousands of commercial customers rely on heating oil for their source of energy.

Depending on how cold the winter may be, Massachusetts uses between 800 and 900 million gallons of heating oil and is the third largest volume state in the U.S. behind New York and Pennsylvania.

Residential consumption of heating oil in Massachusetts has dropped by more than 20% during the past 10 years due to industry efforts to install more high-efficiency oil-fired heating equipment.

The retail heating oil industry in Massachusetts plays a vital role helping customers receive fuel aid under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

We encourage you to visit the rest of the pages of this website and learn about how you can save energy, save money, and get the most out of your heating equipment.