The Tennessee Propane Education and Research Council represents the propane industry in the state of Tennessee. The purpose of Tennessee PERC is to establish and facilitate programs to enhance safety, training, research and development, and safety education in the propane gas industry for the benefit of propane consumers and the public, and for other lawful purposes.

TNPERC is funded primarily by the Propane Education & Research Council through its state rebate program. All projects funded by TNPERC are open to all propane industry members regardless of their membership to the Tennessee Propane Gas Association, National Propane Gas Association, or other membership association.