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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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Savings This Upcoming Season: Heating Your Home With Propane

The heating and cooling systems in a home use the most energy, so it’s the single area where you can save the most. Fall is the ideal time for homeowners to have a trained, qualified professional — such as a …

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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 Heat and Power Incentive Program

The Propane Heat and Power Incentive program is designed to encourage construction professionals, homeowners, and businesses to adopt new propane-fueled products for residential and commercial use. Sponsored by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), the program provides a financial …

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AutoGas is Gaining Traction: Government Fleets

Law enforcement fleets, including police, security, and traffic enforcement vehicles, require a versatile, reliable fuel. Propane can meet the performance needs of high-mileage, high-runtime vehicles that range from large, powerful police cruisers to smaller, more maneuverable scooters. Law enforcement agencies, …

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Update on the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit

At the beginning of April, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) clarified and extended the deadline for the alternative fuel tax credit to July 1.  At issue was that the due date for filing claims for payments related to alternative fuel …

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5 Things You Need to Know About the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was passed by Congress on January 2, 2013. What’s the bottom line for businesses who use propane? If you use propane for fleets, vehicles, forklifts or homes, you may be eligible for alternative fuel tax …

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Propane Benefits from “Fiscal Cliff” Deal

From the NPGA: After a protracted post-Christmas negotiation between the President and Congress, an agreement has been reached on important tax related issues affecting all Americans.  On January 1, 2013 Congress completed action on legislation to avoid the consequences of …

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Senate Finance Committee Reports Tax Extension Legislation

Exciting propane autogas news from the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA): On Thursday afternoon, August 9th, the Senate Finance Committee reported out a bi-partisan supported bill extending several expired tax provisions. Included in this legislation was a two year extension …

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