Frequently Asked Questions

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Question 1: Are dual fuel strategies with natural gas acceptable? If yes, are there minimum substitution levels required for natural gas and should the engine retain the ability to operate on diesel alone?
Answer 1: Dual fuel strategies are acceptable, but Natural Gas-only technologies are strongly preferred.
Question 1: What natural gas fuels are applicable to this FOA? (i.e, CNG, LNG, other natural gas liquids?
Answer 1: LNG and CNG are applicable to this FOA.  Other natural gas liquids are not applicable.
Question 1: Are you only considering SI engine? or is a CI engine also a part of this FOA
Answer 1: Both Spark Ignition (SI) and Compression Ignition (CI) technologies are acceptable.
Question 1: I arrived late through menu process. Is the entire presentation made available on a website?
Answer 1: The slides for this presentation will not be made available, but all information in the presentation is contained in the FOA.
Question 1: Based on prior announcements for natural gas engine development projects how many concept papers do you expect to receive and how many are likely to be accepted for full application development?
Answer 1: Concept Paper and Full Application statistics are kept confidential and are not released to the public.
Question 1: The prime recipient can be a university or an industry, but not a NL
Answer 1: Please refer to the FOA for eligibility requirements for National Labs