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New for Construction Jobsites: Solar/Propane Lighting

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) and Magnum Power Products have teamed up to create a new lighting source for jobsites. It’s a solar-power light tower with a propane-fueled backup called the Magnum MLT4000S Solar Hybrid Light Tower. This …

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Engine Performance Below Zero Degrees: Not a Problem!

One of the additional “pros” of propane: engines running on the fuel have no problem running at colder-than-average temperatures. As reported in NGT News recently: “Blue Bird…student-services fleets that were running propane buses during the recent ‘polar vortex’ reported no …

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Propane Autogas: Protect the Alternative-Fuel Tax Credits

Two important tax credits for propane, the alternative-fuel vehicle refueling infrastructure credit and the excise tax credit, are set to expire at the end of this year. This is no surprise, but it is important for us to highlight why …

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Propane Furnaces vs. Ground Source Heat Pumps

PERC (Propane Education and Research Council) recently put out an excellent comparison between high efficiency propane furnaces and ground source heat pumps (GSHPs). Every consumer has their different preferences (comfort), concerns (upfront costs and annual heating costs), and constraints (price), …

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The Best Return on Investment You’re Going to Get: Autogas Edition

How about a 50% decrease in your total fuel cost and a payback on your investment of approximately one year? How about we also add in the fact that you are helping the environment, will not see any decline in …

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Propane Produces Less Carbon than Gasoline = Fact

As reported by newcarnet.co.uk: The World LP Gas Forum was held last week in London. The conference was opened by Princess Anne, and in London propane experts and industry veterans discussed the current state of the global LPG market and …

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The Propane Distributed Generation Market

If you take a look on PERC’s (Propane Education and Research Council) website you will find a fantastic report on how propane can be used near- or “off-the-grid.” Another term for this is distributed generation, and it is an area …

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Propane to Power Your Vehicle

There have been some great news articles (and posts on our blog!) about propane autogas lately. One additional piece that came out recently was in Truckinginfo.com and is titled 7 Alternative Fueling Infrastructure Pitfalls and How Propane Can Help. Here …

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Propane Supply and Demand in Six Easy Graphs

Happy September everybody! To help us focus as we come back from what was (hopefully) a relaxing summer, here is a quick synopsis of propane supply and demand. This report comes from ICF International and was prepared for the NPGA …

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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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