Plasma Removal of Methane from Natural Gas Dual-Fuel Engines (PROMENADE)

Lead Participant: Johnson Matthey Plc


The PROMENADE (Plasma Removal of Methane from Natural Gas Dual-Fuel Engines) project will demonstrate

the use of non-thermal plasma, advanced combustion and control techniques and Additive Manufacturing to

allow dual-fuel (Diesel-Natural Gas) to meet Euro Stage VI emissions standard while delivering considerable fuel

economy benefits over conventional diesel engines. Johnson Matthey, G-volution Ltd and HiETA Technolgies

along with the University of Manchester and Queen's University Belfast, working with MAN Truck and Bus

AGwill provide a full scale engine bench demonstration of these combined technologies.

Lead Participant

Project Cost

Grant Offer

Johnson Matthey Plc, LONDON £484,537 £ 242,269


G-Volution Ltd, Newport £478,706 £ 335,094
Queen's University of Belfast, United Kingdom £138,931 £ 138,931
The Victoria University of Manchester £272,968 £ 272,968
Hieta Technologies Ltd, WOKINGHAM £355,986 £ 249,190


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