Whether you are planning for the 2017 growing season, looking to improve your business operations or hoping to find more affordable energy solutions for your home, the clock is ticking. Propane tax and rebate incentives are set to expire at the end of 2016.

The propane industry offers a variety of incentives for business, agricultural and residential use that will expire on December 31, 2016 or in the first few months of 2017. Propane is one of the country’s most popular alternative energy sources because it offers benefits over traditional power sources, including:

  • Historically lower prices than natural gas or electric options
  • Increased reliability — no grid-related power outages
  • Reduced greenhouse gas emissions

On the Farm
For farmers wanting to save on operations inputs, propane-powered irrigation units are among the most sought-after applications on farms today. Check out this convenient cost calculator to see the long-term savings a propane powered irrigation unit can save your operation. To search for other propane incentives available for farm operations, check here for a quick rundown of the current programs. 

At Work or at Home
Businesses and homeowners can also still receive tax benefits or rebates on popular propane appliances, water heaters and furnaces, making it an ideal time to think about propane as a heating and energy source. Here is a state-by-state breakdown of the rebates and incentives available for your home and business.

Whether you’re thinking about propane for your farm, business or home, these 2016 propane programs may be changing in early 2017, so the time to take action is now.

Thinking about making the switch? Cenex® propane is available through select dealers. Your local dealer can answer any questions about propane and related services, including providing information about federal, state and local incentives that are available in your area.

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