Why Diversified Energy Specialists (DES)?

For energy retailers participating in the Massachusetts Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (APS) program, the market for Alternative Energy Certificates (AECs) is increasingly competitive, volatile and difficult to navigate. Having the best aggregator working on your behalf is vital.

DES vs. competitors

Every day, we speak to heating oil distributors with questions about the APS market, such as:

Since 2018, Diversified Energy Specialists has assisted companies in delivering cleaner products and maximizing profits in over-the-counter environmental markets. Our strategic approach and industry insights yield unparalleled value for our clients.

This is the DES difference.

We deliver the highest value in the market for our clients

DES consistently delivers greater value than the competition in the APS market. In 2022, DES clients received a return per Alternative Energy Certificate (AEC) that was approximately two times higher than other aggregators secured. We’re always available to discuss the state of the market and how your business can thrive in it.

We’re in this for the long haul

DES cares about your company’s success and is committed to the long-term success of the industry. We have deep roots in the heating oil sphere. That gives us unique insights that work to your advantage!

We are entirely focused on the APS

Our entire business is built to support generators within the APS program. DES is not distracted by other priorities or conflicted by representing different interests in the market. It’s not just “something we do.” It’s what we do.

We promise zero risk!

DES’s trading strategy offers greater intelligence about future credit values. You will know your break-even point up front — before you buy a drop of biofuel.

Contact us today to set up a confidential conversation with Diversified Energy Specialists.

About DES

Joe Uglietto founded DES in 2018. For years, Joe has consulted on projects for Clean Fuels Alliance America, the National Oilheat Research Alliance, and trade associations across the Northeast on a range of topics around emissions reduction and renewable energy innovation. He speaks about renewable thermal technologies and ways to optimize climate policy. Born and raised in Massachusetts, he has particular expertise in the state’s renewable thermal energy markets.

Joe and DES are actively involved in designing alternative and renewable portfolio standards, clean heat standards, emissions standards, and cap-and-trade programs, integrating biofuels into the national supply chain and assisting states in meeting their 2030 and 2050 greenhouse gas reduction goals.

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Hear what our clients have to say about us

“Joe has been assisting us with our DOER report for four years. His attention to detail and understanding of the bioheat marketplace have been invaluable to us. I highly recommend and trust this talented guy in navigating this tricky and confusing area of the heating oil business.”

— Brad Surner, Business Development Manager, Surner Heating Company