• FutureMetrics

    • Alternative Energy
    8 Airport Road
    Bethel, ME 04217
    (207) 824-6702
    • About

      Since 2001 FutureMetrics has specialized in the bioenergy sector and has consulted on numerous projects from pellet manufacturing for domestic use and for export, to biomass heating and biomass CHP.

      Key Associates of the FutureMetrics team:

      • William Strauss, MBA, PhD - William Strauss is the President and founder of FutureMetrics, LLC. He is also a founder and a Director of Maine Energy Systems, the largest manufacturer of European style automatic pellet fueled central heating systems in North America. Dr. Strauss is also the chief economist for the Biomass Thermal Energy Council (Washington, DC) and the chief economist for the Maine Pellet Fuels Association. He served as the chief economist on the Maine Governor’s Wood-to-Energy Task force in 2008.

      Dr. Strauss is the 2012 recipient of the International Excellence in Bioenergy award.

      Dr. Strauss has more than thirty-five years of strategic and policy planning, project management, data analysis, and modeling experience in the renewable energy sector. His professional history includes executive positions as director, president, and senior vice president, as well as positions as a senior analyst, field coordinator, and operations manager.

      He has an MBA (specializing in Finance) and a PhD (Economics, Earth Systems Science).

      Dr. Strauss, is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the New England Complex Systems Institute. He is the past chair of the Northeast Biomass Thermal Working Group. Dr. Strauss is also the