Propane infrastructure in Canada is well-developed, with tremendous capacity to produce and deliver an abundant supply that is highly portable via truck, rail and pipeline across Canada, and into the U.S. There are two major propane trading hubs in Canada – Edmonton, Alberta and Sarnia, Ontario.
Propane’s versatility and portability provide large infrastructure savings over the cost of natural gas and renewable energy applications. Today, propane is transported to, and used in, every corner of the country.
The propane industry continues to invest in the infrastructure and technology required for the ongoing growth of propane applications
Airways Transit, the largest provider of on demand, shared ride airport ground transportation in Canada, operates on a fleet that is 100% fuelled by propane.
United Parcel Service (UPS) is one private-sector company that has turned to propane for its large vehicle fleet. UPS currently has more than 600 propane-powered vehicles in Canada.
Southland Transportation recently added another 100 propane buses to theirCalgary school bus fleet. The buses provide clean air, a quiet engine and easy fuelling. They immediately start in temperatures of minus 30 degrees Celsius and lower, without the use of block heaters.
"Propane has the largest refuellinginfrastructure of any alternative fuel in Canada: there are about 96,000 propane vehicles and about800 retail fuel outlets across the country.