The California Hybrid, Efficient and Advanced Truck (CalHEAT) Research Center


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
The California Hybrid, Efficient and Advanced Truck (CalHEAT) Research Center
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This research will develop a research and development roadmap for moving hybrid and efficient technology in trucks and heavy vehicles, and then manage and fund core demonstration and validation efforts in a partnership with industry in the areas targeted in the roadmap. The scope of work will include the following: 1) Research and outline a High-Efficiency Truck Research and Market Transformation Roadmap for state tecnology investment; 2) Fund and oversee development and demonstration projects to implement the roadmap goals; 3) Field and collect performance data from a diverse population validating deployed vehicle effectiveness; and 4) Define and launch enhanced hybrid capability projects showing future capabilities, from plug-in and "quiet creep" drive to extended idle reduction and grid connection and natural gas, alternative and biofuel variants.

Contact Information
Reynaldo Gonzalez
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-4246


Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306 - Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
Basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities that do not result in major disturbances to an environmental resources.

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