Demonstration of a CNG-Hybrid Electric Super-Truck (CHEST)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Demonstration of a CNG-Hybrid Electric Super-Truck (CHEST)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Transportation power will develop and demonstrate a range-extended natural gas hybrid-electric truck for extended drayage operation. The project will involve research and development on smart hybrid controls technology, auxiliary power unit design, and battery integration. The truck will be tested on a chassis dynamometer and demonstrated on several on-road routes.

Contact Information
Peter Chen
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-1312


Los Angeles San Diego
Other Location Info
Rancho Dominguez

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This project focuses primarily on info collection efforts related to the research and design of an advanced natural gas hybrid-electric truck. The project involves subsystem development work and integration of those subsystems onto an existing truck. Data collection on vehicle performance and emissions parameters will be done using an existing chassis dynamometer and on-road demonstrations. The demonstration activities will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.

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