Advanced 6.7 Liter Natural Gas Engine Development

Summary

SCH Number
2013058169
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Advanced 6.7 Liter Natural Gas Engine Development
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/10/2013

Document Description
GT1 will partner with Cummins Westport, Inc. (CWI) to develop and vaiidate an Alpha engine design for a new, high-performance, spark-ignited, dedicated natural gas 6.7 liter engine. This project will be based on the 6.7 liter Cummins IBS6.7 diesel engine platform, which is widely used in a diverse range of medium heavy duty vehicles, particularly in the Class 5 to Class 7 truckl and bus markets. CWI will develop the ISB6.7 G to use its stoichiometric, exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), three-way catalyst (TWC), spark ignition (SESI) natural gas combustion technology in conjunction with a three-way exhaust catalyst.

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

Phone : (916) 327-1334

Location

Other Location Info
Des Plaines, IL

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Other
Type, Section or Code
15061)b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves engine development activities that will not have a significant environmentaal impact.

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