UKLPG is the source of independent information on all aspects of the LPG industry in the UK. This is the place to find details of all the latest news, events and press releases from UKLPG.

  • UKLPG response to Committee on Climate Change report: ‘UK housing: fit for the future?’

    Friday 1st March 2019

    UKLPG is concerned that the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has taken a step too far in attempting to mandate the type of technology UK home owners should be allowed to use in future new homes.

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  • Together we have a stronger voice – the benefits of membership of UKLPG

    Friday 21st December 2018

    Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has a variety of benefits and advantages for off-grid homes and businesses. It performs in an identical way to natural gas; it is widely available; it’s reliable and it offers complete versatility of use. One of the greatest benefits of LPG is that it’s the lowest carbon conventional energy source available.

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  • LPG – the essential Christmas market ingredient

    Monday 17th December 2018

    As 2018 draws to a close and we all begin to wind down for Christmas, I bet many of you will already have visited one of the many Christmas markets now located around the UK. Bursting with festive cheer and Alpine stalls offering gifts, food and drink, Christmas markets have become an increasingly popular way to kick off seasonal celebrations with family, friends and colleagues.

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  • New UKLPG membership category launched to support installers working off-grid

    Tuesday 24th July 2018

    With concerns around climate change greater than ever and the Government taking major steps to transition the UK away from the highest carbon fossil fuels, consumers are increasingly demanding sustainable options in every aspect of their lives. As a result, energy consumption is a major consideration for home and business owners located on or off the gas grid. As they try to make more informed choices, they are increasingly relying on installers to explain their options.

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  • Spreading the word about LPG

    Thursday 7th June 2018

    The UK was one of the first countries to acknowledge the financial and security threats of climate change and act on it, and as a result, the Clean Growth Strategy was launched, laying out the Government’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80 percent by 2050.

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  • Take your property developments off the grid with LPG

    Wednesday 28th February 2018

    One of the building environment’s biggest events is taking place just next week. Ecobuild 2018 will look at technology and innovation within the industry but there will inevitably be a strong focus on the industry’s future too. How can there not be, in the wake of the Government’s recently unveiled Clean Growth Strategy: a long-term plan that aims to decarbonise the UK and help tackle climate change?

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  • LPG delivers the perfect pancake

    Tuesday 13th February 2018

    We all know the secret to the perfect pancake is not just down to the toppings or the ratio of sugar to flour, but in the execution itself.

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  • Installers critical to delivering decarbonisation of off-grid Britain

    Monday 4th December 2017

    Installers are at the frontline when it comes to ensuring homes and businesses have access to long-term, affordable and reliable energy supplies, even when they are located off the gas grid. With confusion over the many different energy sources available to them, home and business owners are turning to installers for guidance with increasing regularity.

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  • LPG Energy: Supporting growth in the off-grid leisure industry

    Monday 6th November 2017

    Later this week I will be speaking at the Holiday Park & Resort Innovation Show at the NEC in Birmingham.

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  • LPG will play vital role in the Clean Growth Strategy

    Thursday 12th October 2017

    UKLPG welcomes the Government’s Clean Growth Strategy, notably its ambition to decarbonise heat in homes and businesses located off the gas grid.

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  • Why should you choose LPG?

    Thursday 5th October 2017

    Most homes and business in the UK take it for granted that they can rely on gas to heat and power their premises, but if you live or work off the gas grid, then liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is the perfect substitute for mains gas.

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  • Street food vendors provided with LPG safety net

    Thursday 21st September 2017

    Street food is a growing phenomenon and has helped fuel rapid growth in the outdoor catering sector, from festivals and markets, to weddings and sports fixtures, and with things beginning to heat up for the sector, it is vital that street food vendors have access to clear safety guidelines.

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  • How LPG nurtures British salad and ornamental crops

    Thursday 10th August 2017

    Anyone seeing the dedication of UK growers in nurturing flower and salad crops for the recent Royal Horticultural Society Flower Shows will have glimpsed how complicated the process of optimising crops in and out of season can be.

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  • Why ‘green’ gin will lift the spirits

    Friday 21st July 2017

    Gin lovers have been quaffing the spirit in record amounts over the last year and with the emergence of new-style gins and premium mixers, there are no signs that demand will slow down. Those thinking of taking on the challenge of distilling craft gin in the countryside can rely on the proven benefits of using LPG as a consistent and low carbon source of energy to fuel the distilling and fermenting processes that are at the heart of spirit production.

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  • LPG fuel – offering stability in a fast-moving policy environment

    Thursday 22nd June 2017

    The potential of LPG in delivering long-term commercial and environmental benefits to businesses and housing developers as they navigate the transforming energy landscape was highlighted at a session of industry leaders at the European LPG Congress in Lisbon this week.

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  • Essential guide for safe use of LPG for mobile caterers and festival goers

    Tuesday 20th June 2017

    As Glastonbury opens its doors to around 175,000 festival goers this week, portable LPG, or liquefied petroleum gas, will be an essential ingredient for the festivities, with most of the festival’s 400 plus caterers cooking on gas. Consistent and reliable, the low carbon fuel is top choice for street food vendors and mobile caterers throughout the UK, who consume around 700,000 cylinders of LPG a year.

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  • LPG powers farming diversification

    Monday 12th June 2017

    Farming is a vital industry to Britain, with UK agriculture providing more than 60% of the food consumed in the UK. However, with the UK’s exit from Europe and pricing pressure from supermarkets, some farms are looking for ways to expand their businesses in order to survive. Many are opening farm shops, camping facilities onsite, cafes and restaurants to broaden their income.

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  • LPG in Rural Residential Care: Reliable and Cost-Effective Energy

    Monday 22nd May 2017

    The care home industry is currently facing multiple challenges that range from the increasingly ageing population, the proposed lifetime caps on paying for care as well as ensuring compliance with the Care Standards Act.

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  • Why indoor air quality has signalled a switch to LPG Forklift Trucks

    Wednesday 10th May 2017

    Air quality at work is a heavily regulated area covered by legislation designed to protect workers from a wide range of potential hazards from asbestos through to fungus spores.

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  • What do a Whisky Distillery, a Forklift Truck and a Packaging Manufacturer all have in common...?

    Friday 28th April 2017

    This may sound like the opener to a joke, but the answer is a sincere one; Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).

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