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1 Propane: A Green Energy Solution Presented to: Premier Darrell Dexter November 13, 2012

2 Propane: A Green Energy Solution Page 1 of 5 Contents Introduction... 2 Supply and Infrastructure... 2 Benefits of Propane... 3 Clean and Efficient... 3 Highly Economical... 3 Safe... 3 Versatile... 3 Propane: A Green Energy Solution... 3 Propane s Place in Nova Scotia s Energy Strategy... 4 Conclusion... 5 References... 5

3 Propane: A Green Energy Solution Page 2 of 5 Introduction The Canadian Propane Association (CPA) is pleased to respond to Premier Darrell Dexter s invitation to submit a white paper outlining the value that propane can bring to Nova Scotia s green energy strategy. Propane, a natural gas liquid, is one of Canada's best-kept secrets and the industry wants to change that. The propane industry is mature, has significant growth potential, and makes a multi-billion dollar impact on the Canadian economy each year. Driven by a unique combination of organizations, every year the industry makes a $178 million dollar impact on the Nova Scotia economy and generates over $51 million in taxes and royalties. The propane industry has provided clean, competitive and safe energy to Nova Scotians for many years, and has a vested interest in doing so going forward. Supply and Infrastructure Canada is the 6 th largest propane producer in the world and nearly 100% of supply is produced right here in Canada. Canada produces 11 billion litres of propane annually half is used domestically and the other half is exported. There are two major propane trading hubs in Canada Edmonton, Alberta and Sarnia, Ontario. Over 80% of Canada s propane is extracted as a natural gas liquid (NGL) mix from natural gas at hundreds of field plants in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Once extracted, natural gas liquids are usually sent to fractionation plants to be separated into individual products, including propane. Propane accounts for approximately 30% of the NGL volume extracted each year (Source: EIA). The remaining supply is produced at 16 refineries located in every province except Manitoba and Prince Edward Island. Propane supplies, along with natural gas and other NGLs have been growing and prices have been dropping. In North America, the industry has been heavily investing in new gas processing, NGL fractionation and NGL pipelines, and production of propane and other gas liquids has been increasing (Source: NEB). This increase is due in large part to the increase in shale gas production, which is expected to continue to grow.

4 Propane: A Green Energy Solution Page 3 of 5 Benefits of Propane Clean and Efficient Propane is non-toxic, lead-free, and has extremely low levels of sulfur. It emits virtually no soot and low carbon monoxide, and burns cleaner than coal, fuel oil, gasoline, diesel, and ethanol. Propane, with its tiny carbon footprint and high efficiency, can play a major role in fighting climate change. Studies have found that propane can emit up to 26% fewer greenhouse gases (GHGs) than gasoline in vehicles, 38% fewer GHGs than fuel oil in furnaces, 19% lower GHG emissions than gasoline in forklifts and half the carbon dioxide emissions of a charcoal barbecue. Highly Economical Hundreds of thousands of Canadians rely on the value of propane for their homes, businesses, farms and fleets. Propane-fuelled furnaces can last 5-10 years longer than electric heat pumps and propane water heaters can be less expensive to operate than electric models. Propane vehicles require less maintenance than gasoline and diesel vehicles, and vehicle conversion and infrastructure costs are significantly less than natural gas. On average over the last 10 years in Canada, auto propane has been 37% cheaper than gasoline. Safe While there have been misconceptions surrounding the safety of propane, the key to safety for all fuels is proper use and handling. Some of the characteristics of propane, along with the regulations applied to the equipment, training and handling, make propane one of the safest fuels when compared to many other fuels such as gasoline, diesel and compressed natural gas. Versatile Propane has a broad range of applications. Industrially, propane is used from asphalt melting, to steel forging, to construction heating. Commercially, propane is used from agricultural applications, to restaurants, to hot air balloons. Residentially, propane is used from home heating, to water heating, and to power other appliances. Propane: A Green Energy Solution Propane in Canada is primarily derived from natural gas and therefore enjoys the same advantages it s safe, clean, abundant and affordable. Canada has a well-developed propane infrastructure, with tremendous capacity to produce an abundant supply with high portability via truck, rail, and pipeline across Canada, and into the United States.

5 Propane: A Green Energy Solution Page 4 of 5 Propane s Place in Nova Scotia s Energy Strategy Domestic energy demand is increasing. As Nova Scotia strives to achieve the right balance between security of energy supply, environmental stewardship, social responsibility and economic prosperity, we believe that propane can help. Here are a few examples: Government of Nova Scotia Policies and Actions Almost 80% of Nova Scotia s electricity is produced with imported coal and the province stated in its 2009 Energy Strategy that it would use less imported coal, and more diverse sources of clean, local, and renewable energy. By 2020, Nova Scotia says it will increase energy efficiency in the province by 20%. Nova Scotia is also looking at having a stronger power grid that can help deliver more clean energy. Nova Scotia is looking at new transportation technologies. Nova Scotia is looking at natural gas as its best opportunity for growth. Propane: A Green Energy Solution Propane, a cleaner and more efficient fuel, is a solution. Propane produces 38% fewer GHGs than fuel oil in furnaces. While propane is commonly delivered by truck to individual tanks mounted outside the buildings at point of use, it can be delivered via underground piping from a centrally located tank. For example, in British Columbia, FortisBC has a piped propane distribution system in Revelstoke that serves residential and commercial customers. The greenhouse gas emissions produced by propane-powered vehicle fleets are up to 26% lower than those produced by gasoline fleets. Over the last 10 years the average Canadian price of auto propane has been 37% less than gasoline and 36% less than diesel. Propane in Canada is derived directly from natural gas exploration making it safe, clean, affordable and abundant. Expanding the use of propane in Nova Scotia would not necessitate direct or indirect financial assistance from the province; the propane industry can compete with other energy sources in a competitive and open market environment.

6 Propane: A Green Energy Solution Page 5 of 5 Conclusion We hope that you will agree with us that propane, a green energy solution, can help the Nova Scotia government meet its environmental and economic goals. When developing energy policy, we ask the Nova Scotia government to treat propane as an equal partner. This can be achieved in various ways including identifying propane as an option in speeches and written communications and including propane in programs going forward. References 1. Toward a Greener Future: Nova Scotia s 2009 Energy Strategy, January Renewable Electricity Plan: A path to good jobs, stable prices, and a cheaper environment, April 2010.

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