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National Oilheat Research Alliance Programs (NORA)

  • MEMA Launches Spring 2022 Statewide Radio Campaign
    In April and May of 2022, and in the fall of 2021, 2022, MEMA created and placed a statewide radio campaign promoting the industry and Bioheat fuel. The radio commercials aired on the #1 rated radio station in the Boston market (98.5 The Sports Hub), along with a network 24 other radio stations across Massachusetts, and in CT, NH, NY, ME, RI, and VT. Go to the Bioheat Fuel page to listen to the radio spots.

  • MEMA Promotes Bioheat Fuel & Supports Boston’s Emerald Necklace
    Once again in 2022, MEMA supported one of the nation's oldest and most recognized national park systems, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy. MEMA purchased advertising to support the preservation and expansion of Emerald Necklace and to promote environmental stewardship. View MEMA's print ad here.

  • NORA Helps MEMA Expand Energy Efficiency & Equipment Rebates
    On April 19, 2022, MEMA announced the continuation of its highly successful heating equipment rebate program that is supported with NORA funds. The program has provided rebates on boilers, furnaces, and storage tanks to over 4000 heating oil customers across the state. For more information visit Discover Efficiency Massachusetts.

  • Retailers Across the State Take Advantage of NORA’s Efficiency Matters Newsletter
    Using its NORA funds, MEMA once again produced a ready-to-use customer newsletter – Efficiency Matters – that is free of charge to all retailers in Massachusetts. Over 200,000 copies of the Fall 2021 edition are currently in circulation.

  • MEMA Uses NORA Funds to Recruit Heating Technicians
    To help address the shortage of heating equipment technicians industry-wide, MEMA has partnered with CT, NH, NJ, NY, and RI to launch a recruitment program that targets students currently enrolled in technical training schools, and job-ready candidates. For more information visit Generation Next Energy Pros.