Liquefied Petroleum Gas

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG or LP gas), is a flammable mixture of hydrocarbon gases used as fuel in heating appliances, cooking equipment, and vehicles. It is a mixture of 48% propane, 50% butane, and 2% pentane. It is increasingly used as an aerosol propellant and a refrigerant, replacing chlorofluorocarbons in an effort to reduce damage to the ozone layer. When specifically used as a vehicle fuel it is often referred to as autogas. Varieties of LPG bought and sold include mixes that are mostly propane (C3H8), mostly butane (C4H10), and, most commonly, mixes including both propane and butane. In the …

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IEA: International Energy Agency · 12 June 2024 English

Since its inception in 2018, Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report has become the global reference for information on progress toward the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG …

low- and middle-income countries LPG liquefied petroleum gas MEM Modern Energy Minimum MEPS Minimum (such as stoves powered by electricity, liquefied petroleum gas, natural gas, biogas, or ethanol), up middle-income countries in 2022, gaseous fuels (liquefied petroleum gas, natural gas, biogas) remain the main energy


IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 11 June 2024 English

Renewable energy, energy access

LMICs low- and middle-income countries LPG liquefied petroleum gas MEM Modern Energy Minimum MEPS Minimum (such as stoves powered by electricity, liquefied petroleum gas, natural gas, biogas, or ethanol), up from middle-income countries in 2022, gaseous fuels (liquefied petroleum gas, natural gas, biogas) remain the main energy countries (LMICs) in 2022, gaseous fuels (liquefied petroleum gas [LPG], natural gas, biogas) were used by cooking to cleaner energy sources like liquefied petroleum gas and electricity can bring substantial gains


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 7 June 2024 English

Emissions data help investors assess companies’ capacity to cope with climate change risks and opportunities.

heavy oil, city gas, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, gasoline, etc.). For example, emissions


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 6 June 2024 English

Nigeria's growing population is in need of wide-ranging solutions to the multidimensional poverty it faces. This IISD report outlines the risks that Nigeria faces in forging ahead with a dash …

Handling Unit, condensate Stabilization and Liquefied Petroleum Gas production unit 3.2 4 November 2005 February 2006 4.1 6 December 2007 Additional liquefied petroleum gas storage and jetty facilities 4.1 Source:


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 6 June 2024 English

This book shows how ADB’s 50-year partnership with the Nepal Electricity Authority has transformed the country’s energy sector and explains how attracting private sector investment would boost energy security and …

largely because of the greater use of liquefied petroleum gas, also known as cooking gas, in kitchens central Nepal, was totally dependent on liquefied petroleum gas, a fossil fuel, to cook food. Ever since


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

The Arab Republic of Egypt is the 24th largest carbon dioxide emitter from fossil fuel combustion in the world and the third largest emitter in the Middle East and North …

subsidies in 2012 by increasing the prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline, natural gas, and diesel


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

The Arab Republic of Egypt is the 24th largest carbon dioxide emitter from fossil fuel combustion in the world and the third largest emitter in the Middle East and North …

subsidies in 2012 by increasing the prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline, natural gas, and diesel


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 English

This report aims to increase awareness and start a discussion among stakeholders on several important but little explored topics: access to efficient and clean cooling in off-grid rural areas, its …

widely used to replace less reliable liquefied petroleum gas-powered or kerosene-powered refrigerators


World Bank Group · 31 May 2024 English

ESMAP's Sustainable Cooling Program and SEforAll prepared this report to stimulatediscussion and action among stakeholders on the urgent need for significantly moreattention to the nexus of access to sustainable cooling …

widely used to replace less reliable liquefied petroleum gas-powered or kerosene-powered refrigerators


World Bank Group · 30 May 2024 English

With the collaboration of the National Energy Authority of Papua New Guinea, the World Bank team launched the first Global Energy Access Households Surveys in Papua New Guinea in 2021 …

use clean and efficient fuels, such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), electricity, or biogas. 9 Measuring


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