Commodity Classic

Planting Propane Seeds

Last week the Commodity Classic opened in San Antonio, Texas. The organizers will tell you that the Commodity Classic is “America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show — unlike any other farm show you’ve ever seen.” That’s where you will find Cinch Munson, director of agriculture business development for the Propane Education & Research…

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PERC Doubles Incentive for Quick-Connect Nozzle, Expands Incentive Program

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is expanding its Quick-Connect Nozzle Incentive Program availability to fleets and doubling the incentive amounts for applicants. Effective immediately, private fleets and public refueling stations are eligible to apply for the incentive program, which will now provide $100 per tank-side connector and $1,000 per hose-end connector. “The quick-connect…

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Energy Department Invests Millions to Speed Alt-Fuel Development

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $18 million in support of five projects for research, development and demonstration of new plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) and direct-injection propane engine technologies, as well as community-based projects to accelerate the adoption of light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that operate on alt-fuel such as biodiesel, electricity, E85, hydrogen, natural…

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Alliance AutoGas, Donaldson Offer Propane Filters for Autogas Fleets

Alliance AutoGas, an international network providing a comprehensive propane autogas solution to medium- and heavy-duty fleets, says it has aligned with Donaldson Co. to release a new line of clean, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) filters and propane filters that remove potentially harmful particulate matter and heavy ends from propane systems. According to the joint release, the…

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Using propane to increase power and save fuel costs in a diesel engine

Using propane to increase power and save fuel costs in a diesel engine – Farm operators, over-the-road truckers and construction equipment operators are starting to take a hard look at using propane injected into a diesel engine to gain several advantages, including more power and reduced cost. Those marketing the dual-fuel system claim it is…

The Propane Education and Research Council displayed a Ford F-150 with the newly announced 5.0-liter gaseous prep V-8 engine early last month at ACT Expo 2015 in Dallas.

Icom North America for 5.0 Liter Propane Ford F-150

U.S. EPA Certification Is Expected this Summer Watch for Icom North America to offer liquid injection equipment for a propane autogas-gasoline bi-fuel Ford F-150 pickup with gaseous-prep 5.0-liter V-8 engine. U.S. EPA certification is expected this summer, says chairman Albert Venezio. The Propane Education and Research Council displayed a Ford F-150 with the newly announced…