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LPG offers low-carbon option for developed countries

The World LPG Association has argued that LPG could play a bigger role in transitioning developed countries to low-carbon energy sources The World LPG Association has argued that LPG could play a bigger role in transitioning developed countries to low-carbon energy sources.
By Peter Stewart 3 October 2018 0 32761
LPG cylinders. (Origin Energy)

A new report by the World LPG Association (WLPGA) argues that LPG could be much more widely used to fuel transport and provide power and heat in developed countries to deliver low-carbon energy at a fraction of the cost of full electrification. 

In many countries, LPG is seen as a poor person’s fuel: It is widely used in home heating and for cooking in emerging markets and among poorer communities not connected to centralised gas or electricity grids. But in a report published...