Propane

April 27, 2015- A 2015 Ford F250 propane vehicle is filled with propane at Amerigas in Commerce City, CO. (Photo by Dennis Schroeder / NREL)

April 27, 2015- A 2015 Ford F250 propane vehicle is filled with propane at Amerigas in Commerce City, CO. (Photo by Dennis Schroeder / NREL)

Propane, or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), is the third widest used transportation fuel in the world, following gasoline and diesel. A propane vehicle operates similarly to a gasoline or diesel vehicle by burning the gas in an internal combustion engine. Since the fuel is cleaner-burning, a propane vehicle has fewer emissions, and propane helps to reduce our dependence on foreign oil.

Propane School Buses are just better…

A very common application for propane is in school buses, where propane can be bought in bulk for much cheaper than diesel to save on operating costs, and the buses are also much quieter. The animated video below creatively explains these benefits and more.

Refuel Colorado Website

We worked with the Colorado Energy Office to develop a great website, Refuel Colorado, that covers the details of each alternative fuel, including:

What is a propane vehicle?

Benefits

Performance

Fueling

Model Availability

FAQ

Financial Incentives

Propane Fueling Station Locator

 

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