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Improve Children’s Health and Test Scores with Propane School Buses
November 10, 2020

Georgia State University study showed propane cut emissions in school buses by 96 percent. Researchers at Georgia State University found an easy wa...

Living with Nature: Solar, Wind, and… Propane?
November 10, 2020

Three Examples of Realistic Low Carbon, Energy-optimized Homes Building close to nature is a balancing act. We seek to preserve the qualities that ...

Top 10 Reasons All-Electric Is a Bad Idea
November 10, 2020

The Risky Proposition of Rushing Electrification Politicians and government officials at every level seem to be entranced these days by a specific ...

Keep Your Pop Cold
November 5, 2020

Eco-Friendly Vending Machines Propane is in and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are out. In vending machines across the country, HFCs are being replaced ...

San Diego Metropolitan Transit Case Study
November 5, 2020

Overview San Diego Metropolitan Transit System San Diego’s Metropolitan Transit System has roots dating back to the horse‐drawn trolleys used i...

Acadia National Park: 20 Years of Propane
November 5, 2020

Since 1999, Maine’s Acadia National Park has provided free and convenient transportation through the propane-powered Island Explorer Bus System. ...

Commentary: The Truth About EV Emissions
November 5, 2020

A popular misconception sometimes heard throughout the fleet industry is that electric vehicles (EVs) are the only real way to substantially reduce...

West Virginia University Study Finds Propane School Buses Dramatically Decrease Harmful Emissions
November 5, 2020

Domestically produced alternative fuel proven to lower nitrogen oxides, improve air quality. After more than a year of testing, researchers from We...

Let’s Clear the Air
November 5, 2020

One of the beliefs expressed in my “Path to Zero” article reads, “On Balance, Good Should Continuously Outweigh Bad.” The month of June giv...

Clean Energy in Limited Space
November 5, 2020

Propane Can Address Wind and Solar Challenges Our company, Aperion Energy Group, talks every day to customers in the mining and materials, oil prod...

Adding While Subtracting is Energy’s Challenge
November 5, 2020

In January, the U.S. Energy Information Administration released its Annual Energy Outlook with projections to 2050. The bottom line? EIA expects U....

The Importance of a Resilient Energy System: Beyond Just the Electric Grid
November 5, 2020

Strained power grid systems during the summer months have been known to create eye-popping price spikes. Although consumers may be used to fluctua...