Grant Award # ARV-09-012 to Kenworth Truck Company (Recipient)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Grant Award # ARV-09-012 to Kenworth Truck Company (Recipient)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project will fund the demonstration of a Class 8 truck with an advanced hybrid-electric system and an intercoded recuperated 350-kW microturbine utilizing alternative fuels. Recipient will partner with Brayton Energy, Southern California Gas, Capstone Microturbine, Arvin Meritor, Inland Kenworth, FedEx, Clean Energy, and CalSTART to carry out this project. This new type of truck will benefit the public by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and particulate matter emissions, reducing dependence on petroleum fuels, and demonstrating the effectiveness of alternative fuels and renewable energy.

Contact Information
Renee Webster-Hawkins
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

916 654-3951



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
There is no possibility that the proposed project will have a significant effect on the environment because the manufacture and integration of the Power Control System and battery will take place within existing facilities already engaged in such work, with no change in the surrounding environment.
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