U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Clean Cities

Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum 2010 Meeting and Presentations

Approximately 80 people attended the Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum (NGVTF) meeting in Diamond Bar, California, on October 12-13, 2010. The meeting featured a technology exchange between natural gas vehicle (NGV) stakeholders and government and industry research and development partners. Presentations focused on: 1) NGV technology development and deployment progress and 2) the impact of state government legislation and international NGV market activities on technology development and availability. Note: Presentations are posted here with the permission of the presenters.

For more information about the meeting, see the Meeting Summary.

Day 1

Introduction & Agenda Review
Margo Melendez, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

NGVTF – DOE Update 2010 NGV R&D
Dennis Smith/Mark Smith, U.S. Department of Energy

CEC's PIER – Report on 2009 projects – 2010 RFPs
Rey Gonzalez, California Energy Commission

South Coast AQMD – Update – NGV Program
Henry Hogo, South Coast Air Quality Management District

NREL – NGVTF RFP Update
Margo Melendez, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Market Needs – What we hear from Stakeholders
Stephe Yborra, Clean Vehicle Education Foundation

National NGV Legislation Update
Paul Kerkhoven, NGVAmerica

International NGV Technology Update
Alex Lawson, NGV Global

NGV Road Map Canada
Alex Lawson, on behalf of Natural Resources Canada

CNG Cylinder Safety – Issue Management
Doug Horne, Clean Vehicle Education Foundation

Transit Lessons Learned – Tiger Team –Task Order
Rob Adams, Clean Vehicle Education Foundation (subcontractor)

Engine Development Gaps
Rey Gonzalez, California Energy Commission

HPDI Development Project – 2010 Compliant 15L HPDI NG Engine
Sandeep Munshi, Westport Power

Natural Gas Optimized Advanced HD 13L Engine
Ingemar Magusson, Volvo Technology

Ultra Low Emission 12L HD NG Engine Development
Scott Baker, Cummins Westport

Day 2

CA's AB 118 – Report on 2009 projects – 2010 RFPs
Peter Ward, California Energy Commission

Recovery Act Overview
Dennis Smith/Mark Smith, U.S. Department of Energy

Infrastructure Development Gaps – LNG & CNG
Dennis Smith/Mark Smith, U.S. Department of Energy

Platform Development Gaps – CNG & LNG
John Gonzales, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Biogas for Transportation: Technology Gaps
Jim Wegrzyn, Brookhaven National Laboratory

NGV Deployment Issues and Opportunities
Doug Horne, Clean Vehicle Education Foundation

Strategies and Next Steps
Dennis Smith/Mark Smith, U.S. Department of Energy; Rey Gonzalez, California Energy Commission