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New WiFi Tank Monitor

The best WiFi tank monitor just got even better! What makes our newest WiFi tank monitor better? You’ll get the same great experience through our iPhone or Android apps, and the physical hardware is now more durable and easier to install! Improvements include: Intuitive multi-colored LED feedback for the setup process Quick tank mounting with […]

New Portal Features

Hello from Tank Utility! We’re excited to announce some new features to help you better manage your tank levels! It’s the feedback from you all, the Tank Utility Ops Portal user-base, that guides our product development. This message is intended to keep you up to date, give a little explanation on how things work, and […]

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Six customers who need a tank monitor: #6 propane restaurant

This look at propane restaurant customers completes our series of difficult to track propane customers.  In case you missed it our first five posts we highlighted pool heaters, greenhouses, generators, and second-homes, and refill stations.  Our top six list is a result of analyzing the thousands of connected tanks we monitor across 46 states and Canada. A […]

Six customers who need a tank monitor: #5 propane refill station

For the next in our series of difficult to track propane customers, we’re going to look at a propane refill station.  In case you missed it our first four posts highlighted pool heaters, greenhouses, generators, and second-homes.  Our top six list is a result of analyzing the thousands of connected tanks we monitor across 46 states […]

Six customers who need a tank monitor: #4 second home owners

For the next in our series of difficult to track propane customers, we’re going to look at second home, cabin, and vacation home owners.  If you haven’t been keeping up, check out the first, second, and third entries of this series.  Our top six list is a result of analyzing the thousands of connected tanks we monitor across […]

Six customers who need a tank monitor: #3 propane generator

The next in our series of difficult to track customers is the propane generator customer.  If you haven’t been keeping up, check out the first and second entries of this series.  Our top six list is a result of analyzing the thousands of connected tanks we monitor across 46 states and Canada. Outside of the often unreliable local outage report […]

Six customers who need a tank monitor: #2 propane greenhouse heater

After previously revealing our first difficult to monitor customer, our second of six most difficult to forecast customers is the propane greenhouse heater customer.  We arrived at this customer after reviewing the usage and delivery history from thousands of tanks we monitor.   Usage for these accounts is nearly impossible for a propane marketer to predict.  Consumption depends on the type of products grown in the […]

Tank Utility raises seed funding with strategic participation from Generac

Boston, Massachusetts – Tank Utility, a service provider of remote monitoring for truck-delivered fuels, has closed on $2.2M in seed funding. Energy Foundry and Blue Fog Capital led the oversubscribed round with participation from Generac Power Systems, Bolt, and several strategic angels. These funds will further Tank Utility’s mission of making truck-delivered energy as efficient […]

Six customers who need a tank monitor: #1 propane pool heater

After parsing through the usage and delivery history from thousands of tanks we monitor for our suppliers and consumers we have come up with our six most difficult to forecast propane customers.  The first account in this series is the propane pool heater account!  Usage for these accounts is nearly impossible for a propane marketer to predict.  Peak consumption occurs around weekends, holidays, or guest visits but weather […]

Technology Trends at PGANE 2016

Utilizing technology to run a more profitable propane business continues to be discussed at major trade shows in the Propane Industry.  PGANE 2016 will be no different.  The Technology Trends at PGANE 2016 will include using mobile devices to communicate with customers and placing remote monitors on customer tanks to ensure more efficient deliveries.  These trends have the ability to increase […]