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Help Your School Save With Our School Days Program

AmeriGas offers a program to benefit the schools in our communities. Our School Days program is uniquely designed so that schools can receive up to $2,000 per school year from AmeriGas. How can you help your school receive these benefits …

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Back to School: Propane’s Class Schedule

It’s that time of year again, back to school! Ever wonder what classes propane would enroll in? Review our A+ schedule below. School Transportation: Before children even get to school, they may be riding in a propane-powered vehicle, also known …

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Forest Preserves of Cook County Goes Green With New Propane Mowers

From the latest news on the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s website: This July, as part of an ongoing effort to make its operations as green and economical as possible, the Forest Preserves of Cook County converted 16 new Gravely …

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Renewable Distributed Generation: How Propane Can Help

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) regularly provides updates on new initiatives they are undertaking in Research & Development. Take for instance this recent update on how propane can be paired with a solar array or wind turbine to …

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Helping Residents of Yarnell Return Home

Less than week after a lightning strike ignited an 8,400-acre fire on Yarnell Hill in Yarnell, AZ, destroying more than 120 buildings and killing 19 firefighters, AmeriGas was called on to help prepare the area for the return of residents …

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Meet PERC’s First Chairwoman

On July 10th, AmeriGas’ own director of marketing, Paula Wilson was handed the gavel from Joe Armentano, outgoing chairman and owner of Paraco Gas to become the first chairwoman of the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC). I recently had …

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Propane Autogas vs. Natural Gas

  Autogas for America recently published a brief comparison of implementation costs and environmental impact between propane autogas verses natural gas in several categories. They used sources that included the US Department of Energy, US Energy Information Administration and various …

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Propane-Powered School Buses: Coming to a School District Near You

School buses fueled by propane autogas provide a reliable, clean and affordable alternative to diesel in a growing number of school bus fleets across the nation. School systems are choosing school buses fueled by propane autogas to reduce or eliminate …

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Roush Propane Drag Racers Finish 1-2 at Route 66 Raceway

Route 66 Raceway, Joliet IL • July 15, 2013 Susan Roush-McClenaghan and teammate Donnie Bowles were the last two standing – going head to head for the win at the 8th Annual NMCA/NMRA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing in …

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