Tucker Perkins

President and CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council

Bio Info

Tucker Perkins is the president and CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit which invests in the research and development of propane-powered innovation, and promotes the safe, efficient use of propane through safety training and education programs.

Perkins has 40 years of experience in the propane industry, including operating his own propane retail company in Virginia, Premier Propane, as well as holding executive positions at CleanFuel USA and Inergy Propane. He is active with many industry organizations, including the National Propane Gas Association, World LP Gas Association, Industrial Truck Association and Outdoor Power Equipment Institute.

Perkins is a dynamic and relatable leader who has amplified propane’s voice in the national energy conversation as a frequent keynote speaker on energy-related topics. He is also host of the podcast Path to Zero, which provides a platform to engage with energy thought leaders in provocative discussions regarding energy and the environment. Tucker holds a B.S. in civil engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the University of Richmond. Book this amazing guest now to talk about new investment models and energy sources!

Listen to Tucker's Podcast!

Path to Zero

Previous Interviews

Energy Unplugged with Stuart Weidie

S1-Episode 1: Featuring Tucker Perkins, President of the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC)

The Power Hungry Podcast

Tucker Perkins: CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council

The State of Energy

"Path to Zero" with Tucker Perkins

Late Night Health Radio

Propane School Buses Are Healthier For Kids

The 1075

The 1075 Episode 14: 2nd Quarter 2018 CEO Report with Tucker Perkins

The Crude Audacity


The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers

The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers

Propane vs Electric Trucks With Tucker Perkins

Energy Cast

Energy Cast

141 | Propane’s Promise | Propane Education and Research Council

Energy News Beat Podcast

Energy News Beat Podcast

ENB #50 We talk with Tucker about the importance of propane on the road to carbon neutral.

Topic Suggestions

What Are the Significant Technology or Economic Challenges for Developing Low- or No-Carbon Energy Sources?

How Can Propane Work With Intermittent Resources To Increase Resiliency?

Is it Possible to Achieve a Low-Carbon or No-Carbon Future?

Why is Propane a Legitimate Player In The Low-Carbon Conversation?

What New Technology Investments Are Being Made by The Propane Industry to Help With Decarbonization?

What is Propane’s Role in The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act?

How Does Renewable Propane Work, And Is it Really Renewable?

Why Should Companies Bet on Propane Versus Electric Transportation?

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