Category Propane Education & Research Council

Big Ten Dominating Propane Autogas This Summer

Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin have all been busy organizing educational and promotional events around propane autogas this summer. The Michigan Propane Gas Association is a gold sponsor of the Lansing (Michigan) Community College Automotive Conference 2013 on August 23-24. The day before the conference, the Michigan PGA is sponsoring a Drive Sales with Autogas seminar […]

Propane Autogas School Buses Win Awards, Earn A’s

Did you hear that the National Association of Fleet Administrators gave the Houston Independent School District its 2013 Excellence in Public Fleet Sustainability award for its great work with propane autogas school buses? Houston began operating 27 propane autogas school buses in 2011, and then added another 58 autogas buses and 27 autogas-fueled vans to […]

Ford Likes What it Sees in Propane Autogas

Marketers seeking to expand their propane autogas business should check out Clean Cities, the Department of Energy division that provides resources and technical assistance in the deployment of alternative and renewable fuels. I attended this week a seminar from Clean Cities designed for fleet managers, and it was an eye-opener. Ford was the lead presenter, offering […]

Propane Safety Top Priority at Responders’ Conferences

Ensuring the safe use of propane is our industry’s top goal every day. The safe handling of propane always comes first, from the heating of residential and commercial buildings, to powering irrigation engines, commercial lawn mowers and forklifts, to the use of propane autogas fuel in fleets nationwide. Training first responders to safely deal with […]

Propane Outlook Positive with Autogas, Landscape Markets on the Rise

OK, so I went to Atlanta and the Braves dropped a few. Coincidence? I don’t think so. The 2013 Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo in Atlanta last week drew 219 exhibitors and more than 2,800 registered attendees, including yours truly. Highlights included the propane-autogas-fueled S2G bobtail from Freightliner Custom Chassis, and the Roush CleanTech […]

Propane Mowers Cut Costs, as Atlanta Hosts Southeast Expo, Chicago Cubs

Looking forward to seeing you at a premier propane industry event, the NPGA Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo in Atlanta, where the Propane Education & Research Council will be showcasing mowers, propane-autogas vehicles and more great technology. Please stop by booth 309 at the show. Weather reports say Atlanta will be in the 70s and […]

Hammer It Home – Propane is Top Fuel for Landscape Contractors

It’s been a good, long, cold winter for the propane industry. Admit it, you were starting to wonder if we were going to see any more of them. Propane bobtail drivers, marketers, and managers deserve a pat on the back and a little break after winter 2013. While you relax, take a moment to learn […]