Propane, also known as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or Autogas, is stored as a liquid and propane fueling infrastructure is widespread. The Commonwealth of Kentucky collaborates with the Kentucky and National Chapters of the Propane and Education Research Council (PERC) and the Kentucky Propane Gas Association for new technology applications.
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Propane Projects in Kentucky
Mammoth Cave National Park
Mammoth Cave, KY
Mammoth Cave National Park (MCNP) installed propane (LPG) refueling in 2012.
The partnership with Clean Cities replaced four aging propane buses (three 1990 models and a 1977 model) with new ones, and also two gasoline pickup trucks with two propane pickups. The propane buses are used for transporting some 400,000 park visitors from parking lots to cave entrances annually. The park plans to use propane for some park equipment, including a water heater, portable generators, and mowers. Mammoth Cave National Park sits on more than 52, 000 acres in southwestern Kentucky and has 80+ employees. This was the first 100% alternatively fueled national park in the country of 385 national parks in all.
First propane powered school bus
Crittenden County, KY
Crittenden County Schools, located in Marion, KY put into operation Kentucky’s first LPG powered school bus, transporting students, in July 2013. The Bluebird bus refuels on the site where propane refueling by United propane. This is the first school bus in Kentucky to be powered by a fuel other than gasoline or diesel.