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2024 SURVEY NOW OPEN! PARTICIPATE IN GRAY, GRAY & GRAY’S ANNUAL ENERGY & PROPANE INDUSTRY SURVEY

April 14, 2024
Recently Gray, Gray & Gray released a statement regarding its 2024 Annual Propane Industry Survey: We are excited to announce that our 33rd annual Energy Industry Survey is now open! We are pleased to continue providing …

FIVE WAYS PAPERLESS DOCUMENTATION BENEFITS YOUR PROPANE COMPANY

April 14, 2024
By Alex Burns New technology is taking hold of industries worldwide. It’s taking possibilities to new heights that many of us never imagined possible—and the propane industry is no exception to this phenomenon. Fortunately, new technological …

PERKINS DISCUSSES RENEWABLE PROPANE’S ROLE IN THE ENERGY TRANSFORMATION

April 14, 2024
How do we meet the escalating global energy demands while curbing carbon emissions? Tucker Perkins, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), is an advocate for cleaner energy …

COMPANIES ON THE MOVE

April 14, 2024
https://www.trendinginpropane.com/edp-strengthens-its-presence-in-the-cincinnati-market/ https://www.trendinginpropane.com/terravest-industries-introduces-new-website/

NPGA EXPO: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO!

March 31, 2024
From the National Propane Gas Association Bobtail We look forward to seeing you at NPGA’s Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo™! Not registered yet? Register today before rates change on April 2 at 7 pm …

KAMINSKI HIGHLIGHTS ENERGY CHOICE VICTORY ON CODES

March 31, 2024
Last week, NPGA President & CEO Steve Kaminski shared on LinkedIn good news for the propane industry: "Massive energy-choice victory on the codes front! The International Code Council Board decided to move the contested electric-ready …

LEADERSHIP IN ENERGY AMBASSADORS CONVENE IN CHARLESTON; LEA COURSE NOW AVAILABLE TO ALL

March 31, 2024
The Propane Education & Research Council's 2024 class of Leadership in Energy Ambassadors (LEA) met in Charleston March 26-27 to network and gain skills for communicating propane’s message in their communities. The 2024 group consists …

COMPANIES AND ASSOCIATIONS ON THE MOVE

March 31, 2024
https://www.trendinginpropane.com/edp-expands-into-maine-and-new-hampshire/ https://www.trendinginpropane.com/ppatec-march-2024-program-graduates-enter-pennsylvania-workforce/ https://www.trendinginpropane.com/terravest-industries-introduces-new-website/ https://www.trendinginpropane.com/opw-announces-launch-of-opw-clean-energy-solutions-website/

REMEMBERING TEECO PRODUCTS OWNER HANK WEEKS

March 21, 2024
Teeco Products has released a statement announcing the death of owner Hank Weeks: "It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of the owner of Teeco Products, Hank Weeks. Hanks’s courageous battle against …

WHY EVERY PROPANE COMPANY NEEDS A DOT SECURITY PLAN

March 21, 2024
By John Horner Imagine a DOT auditor knocks at the front door of your propane operation and asks to see a copy of your DOT security plan. What’s your next move? If your answer is anything …

INDIANA & WYOMING REDUCE HME DRIVER AGE

March 21, 2024
From the National Propane Gas Association Bobtail In most states, you must be 21 years old to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) with a Hazardous Materials Endorsement (HME) for intrastate commerce – operating solely within …

NPGA URGES CONGRESS TO DELAY THE CORPORATE TRANSPARENCY ACT

March 21, 2024
From the National Propane Gas Association Bobtail Earlier this month, a Federal District court judge ruled that the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), which became law on January 1, 2021, was unconstitutional. The Act mandates that over …

NEW ENERGY BUILDING CODES IN WASHINGTON STATE

March 21, 2024
From the National Propane Gas Association Bobtail On March 15, 2024, new statewide buildings codes for residential and commercial structures went into effect in Washington State. The new codes, which were revised last year following the …