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2015 Propane Autogas Roundtable - WPGA Presentation

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Emma Shultz, Wisconsin Propane Gas Association, presented information on what is happening in the propane autogas industry in Wisconsin.

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2015 Propane Autogas Roundtable - WPGA Presentation

  1. 1. AUTOGAS IN WISCONSIN Presented by the Wisconsin Propane Gas Association Emma Shultz, Interim Executive Director
  2. 2. STATE OVERVIEW WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association
  3. 3. Existing Stations in WI WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association Source: Alternative Fuels Data Center There are 62 fueling stations in Wisconsin
  4. 4. Autogas Consumption in WI WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association 2010 2011 2012 2013 6,490,967 * 8,047,134* 9,944,494* 14,862,649* * Gasoline Gallon Equivalents
  5. 5. Propane Bus Fleets in WI WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association • Growth in Type C School Bus Sales • 2012 - 2% of type C school bus sales in WI • 2015 - 27% of type C school bus sales in WI • 2013 – 15 propane buses account for about 20% of type C bus sales in Wisconsin • A leading state in adaptation of propane powered buses. • 5 largest WI based fleets operating propane buses - Rich Nelson, Wisconsin Bus Sales
  6. 6. WiPERC Incentive Program WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association $200,000 in grants towards the purchase or conversion of: • 15 lawn mowers • 11 school buses • 1 FedEx truck • 4 catering vans • 15 police vehicles • 2 personal trucks
  7. 7. Successful Initiatives WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association
  8. 8. Lamers Bus Lines “We received comprehensive training from our local dealer, Wisconsin Bus Sales,” Lamers said, “along with Roush CleanTech and our local propane provider. From all aspects, the buses are logical, simple and require minimal adaptation. Propane autogas is a great option for school buses and we couldn’t be more pleased.” WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association
  9. 9. BBJ Parcel Delivery WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association
  10. 10. Badger Bus Lines The Badger buses travel between 12,000 to 14,000 miles each year, “allowing fuel savings to accumulate quickly with an average annual fuel savings of over $3,500 for each bus.” - co-ownerJohnMeier WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association
  11. 11. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department “Dollar for dollar, I’m still paying less than one- third the price per gallon of gasoline with propane autogas,” Sheriff Milbrath said. “Combined with my alternative fuel rebate, those cost savings are hard to ignore.” WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association
  12. 12. Port Washington Police Department "ThesquadherewentliveinverylateDecember.(It'sonly)afew monthsin,butbasedonusagesofar,(we're)saving$500amonthon fuelononecarvs.whatwepaidforgas" - Captain Mike Keller WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association
  13. 13. Menards Trucks & Fueling Stations “Propane is a reliable alternative fuel that is clean, safe and cost effective. We’re glad to be advancing our company forward into this growing market as propane is a cleaner burning fuel and less expensive, so it’s a win-win for everyone.” - Jeff Abbott, Menards, Inc. WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association
  14. 14. Prigge’s Chartered Buses WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association
  15. 15. Contact Information WCC Autogas Roundtable 2015Wisconsin Propane Gas Association WI Propane Gas Association 33 East Main Street, Suite 701 Madison, WI 53703 608-251-0927 www.wipga.org

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