Established in 1955, the Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) is a business association serving the home and commercial heating marketplace. MEMA represents over 300 companies across the state, including retail and wholesale/supplier operations. Collectively, MEMA's retail members store, sell and deliver nearly 70 percent of the residential and commercial heating oil used statewide. The retailers also sell diesel fuel, Bioheat® fuel, propane and other fuels. MEMA also represents national and local heating equipment manufacturers and suppliers, and other businesses providing valuable goods and services to the industry.
MEMA’s mission includes:
- Implementing effective legislative, regulatory and government affairs programs and activities in Massachusetts and in Washington, DC;
- Promoting and protecting the business interests of members by developing and implementing effective advertising, marketing and public relations programs;
- Serving as a valuable resource and information base to a host of audiences;
- Serving as the qualified state association for the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), a congressionally authorized program aimed at promoting Oilheat, renewable home heating fuels, and energy efficiency; educating consumers and the industry; and developing meaningful research and development projects for fuels and heating equipment.