Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission will host a public workshop in Fresno, Feb. 22 to gather comments on the development of natural gas engine technologies for off-road vehicles.

The workshops will provide insight on the current off-road vehicle market, advanced technology needs and the market potential for natural gas-powered off-road vehicles.

Two of the state's most severely polluted regions are the San Joaquin Valley and the South Coast Air Basins, and off-road vehicles are one of the largest sources of NOx emissions in those areas. Later this year, the Energy Commission will release a grant solicitation aimed at developing and demonstrating cleaner engine technologies.

  • A workshop on the feasibility of natural gas engines and engine technologies for off-road vehicles.
  • San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District’s Fresno Office, 1990 E. Gettysburg Ave., Fresno
    The workshop can be viewed remotely at the District’s Bakersfield office, 34946 Flyover Court; and its Modesto office, 4800 Enterprise Way.
  • Monday, Feb. 22, 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Representatives from the Energy Commission, the off-road vehicle industry and the off-road vehicle community.

More information and instructions for participating remotely can be found in the workshop notice.