March 5, 2021
2021 Appliance Rebate Application Now Available
The 2021 Safe Appliance Installation Application is now available. As a reminder, appliances must be purchased after March 1, 2021. Appliances purchased in January and February are not eligible for the rebate program.

ALL applications must include the following: 
  • Completed rebate form, signed by both the customer and professional propane dealer 
  • Copy of paid receipt for purchased appliance 

ALL Rebates will be issued in the amount listed below for only NEW propane appliances (duel fuel units are not eligible): 
  • $300 – Furnace 
  • $200 – Water heater 

IPGA Summer Convention
IPGA is asking for your help to make this special event a success. We are offering a variety of sponsorship opportunities for you to showcase your company.
MPGA Executive Director Addresses Governor Whitmer’s “Propane Emergency” and Line 5 
In response to the regional hours of service waiver declared by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA), Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency to make sure propane supply would be adequately distributed. Governor Whitmer has been one of the most vocal opponents to Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline, which supplies a significant amount of propane to the state. Derek Dalling, executive director with the Michigan Propane Gas Association, joined BNN Bloomberg with his insight and perspective on this. 

Watch Derek’s interview here 
Indiana's Final Round of VW Funding 
Indiana is expected to release its FINAL round of VW funding for on- and off-road projects this March. There will be ~$10 million, and all fuel types are eligible. The maximum funding per applicant is $2 million, and the deployment deadline will likely be December 2022. Click here for more information.
 
The program status is still under development but members that are looking to replace any service crane trucks, cylinder delivery trucks, or bobtails may want to consider the grant opportunities.  
 
Any marketers needing assistance may want to discuss this opportunity with Stephen Whaley, Director of Autogas Business Development for PERC.
Reach the Indiana Propane Industry
With the pandemic not allowing for face to face visits as much as we would prefer, advertising in the Propane Express and Membership Directory provides you with the ability to keep your company and your products in front of the Indiana propane industry leadership, managers, and key decision makers. Advertising with IPGA is an easy, valuable and cost-effective way to get your service/product in front of the entire Indiana propane industry. The publication reaches the desks of over 200 propane professionals throughout the state of Indiana, with a total circulation of over 600 people that work with the propane industry.
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