Biogas from Cheese Waste Fuels Microturbine in Ohio - Fresno, Ohio based Pearl Valley Cheese has installed a cheese waste fueled 65 kW C65 Capstone microturbine to save the company more than $40,000 per year in electricity costs.
DesignLine, Capstone to Fulfill Hybrid-Electric Bus Order for Denver Transit Fleet - DesignLine has ordered 34 C30 microturbines from Capstone to integrate into Eco Saver IV range-extended electric buses for the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD).
Capstone pipeline project order from BPC Engineering - Capstone recently received an order for 100 microturbines for $6.4 million from its Russian distributor BPC Engineering for a new pipeline project.
Microturbine Orders Maintain Momentum - Capstone Turbine Corporation has received orders totaling 5MW from one of its Mexican distributors, DTC Soluciones Inmobiliarias SA de CV.
Capstone Turbine installs methane-fueled C200 at CONSOL Energy gas plant - CONSOL Energy Inc. estimates that the Capstone clean-and-green 200kW microturbine will eliminate 6,486 tons of carbon dioxide produced from coal bed methane from the atmosphere each year.
Climate Controlled - Facilities around the country are seeking ways in which greater efficiencies can be derived through HVAC systems.
American Energy Security and Innovation: An Assessment of Private-Sector Successes and Opportunities in Energy Efficient Technologies - Video of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing on February 26, 2013, with testimony from Jim Crouse, Capstone's Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
American Energy Security and Innovation; Committee: House Energy and Commerce; Subcomittee: Energy and Power - Transcript of Capstone's Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Jim Crouse, testimony at the House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing on February 26, 2013.
Nova Awards nominations alert for all clean energy providers - Capstone Turbine were a recipient of the award in 2011 and it shows how quality is recognized in this sector.
More Capstones for the Eagle Ford Shale - Southern California's Capstone Turbine reports additional demand for its fuel-versatile engines for the Eagle Ford Shale.
Follow-On Microturbine Order - Capstone receives 5 MW contract, adds to shale play producer's Eagle Ford fleet.
Capstone capitalizes on Australian coal steam gas contract to win new order - Capstone Turbine Corporation has announced that it received another follow-on order from a large Australian coal seam gas company.
Argonon, First Inland LNG Barge (VIDEO) - Two LNG fueled Capstone C30 microturbines onboard the Argonon Type-C tanker in the Rhine River in Europe, operate in an N+1 setting and serve as the main electrical power supply.
Mile-High MallRide's CNG Hybrids - Denver's Regional Transportation District TransTeq fleet of 36 CNG hybrid buses, powered by Capstone Microturbines have logged more than 5 million miles.
From Green to Pink - On December 7, Cinzia Iacono has become the first woman in Europe to obtain Capstone Turbine Corporation's official ASP certificate (Authorized Service Provider) which will allow her to perform routine maintenance on Capstone C65 gas turbines. IBT Group is pleased to congratulate Cinzia for the prestigious achievement.
Llega Capstone, especialista en microturbinas, a la Argentina - La empresa Capstone, especialista mundial en microturbinas fundada en 1988 y con casa matriz y fábrica en California llegó a la Argentina para presentar sus productos.
CHP is Heating Up - Historically low gas prices and high utility rates are sparking inquiries and fueling sales.
Missing Link - Efficiency, the smart grid, and high hopes for renewable energy are all dependent upon cutting-edge energy storage.
Charged Up and Spinning the Power - The flywheels-versus-batteries debate continues uniterrupted, along with demand for "bigger and better" backup. In Capstone Turbine's case, the demand comes in the form of a spinning turbine.
Setting an Efficient Example - Campuses and schools, such as Capstone distributor BHP's University of Toledo site, are serving as "living laboratories" for model efficiency and future energy challenges.
Branching Out With CHP - Energy efficiency and solid economics have made combined heat and power (CHP) technology an attractive choice for distributed energy projects like Capstone-site FDS Manufacturing in Pomona California where they are utilizing six C65 microturbines.
Decentralized power and smart grids: First micro-turbines, then renewables growth - The Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has installed Capstone microturbines that generate nearly 200kW. The system reduces the facility's annual energy costs by 30% and the combined heat and power design provides the hotel with all its hot water needs and 15% of its heating needs. CHP microturbines are touted for their use in hotels, telecom facilities, large retailers, university campuses, hospitals, data centers, landfills, oil and gas facilities, and hybrid electric vehicles, where onboard microturbines recharge electric batteries, increasing range.
Commercial Scale DE - Alternative fuel and technology options make onsite power an economical choice.
Keeping It Flexible - Advancements in turbines allow plant managers to increase output incrementally in some power configurations, for optimal power utilizations.
York's sewer authority unveils microturbine – turning methane into energy - The Capstone C1000 MicroTurbine purchased by York's sewage plant will save energy, cut operational costs, and protect the environment by generating electricity through burning methane gas, a byproduct of sewage treatment. The turbine will save more than US$227,000 in energy costs annually for the plant.
Investment Flows to Industry Leading 'Green' Vehicle Manufacturer - DesignLine Corp, the developer and producer of the world's most advanced All–Electric Bus (Eco-Smart II) and Range Extended Electric Bus (Eco-Saver IV) for mass transit, announced today the commencement of funding under its US$50 million syndicated financing.
Energized Efficiency - Modernizing water facilities with onsite power.
Upgrading with CHP - Recent financially beneficial applications demonstrate the potential for electricity generation and water heating and cooling.
A Rhode Island Clean Energy company sells one megawatt microturbine to a South Shore Massachusetts Hospital - Capstone Turbine Corporation announced that its New England distributor, Earthwise Energy Technologies, LLC (An Arden Building Company) of Pawtucket, RI, sold a C1000 that will be installed at a major hospital in Massachusetts to provide combined heat and electrical power.
Power Without Pause - Now, more than ever, facilities depending on mission-critical loads must be able to stay up and running as soon as possible.
The New Era of CHP - CHP solutions are driving a new era of growth as businesses and institutions strive for energy efficiency and sustainability.
Combined Power Provider - Increasing demand for turbines and microturbines — particularly among small commercial and industrial customers — reflects a growing acceptance of distributed energy.
Powered Protection - As those experienced in data center installation and operation know, backup power is not only beneficial, it is essential.
Low Risk, High Returns - An ever-growing variety of large-scale facilities are turning to onsite power as a way to reduce their reliance on the public grid, secure reliable backup power, and increase energy savings.
Microturbine Producer Seeing Big Gains - Capstone Turbine CEO Darren Jamison on the company's growth in manufacturing microturbines during an interview on Fox Business News Channel's Countdown to the Closing Bell program.
Weekly Address: American Jobs Through Exports to Latin America - Even as the President maintains his focus on international crises in Japan and Libya, he discusses his trip to Latin America to open up markets for US products.
Remarks by the President at CEO Business Summit in Brasilia, Brazil - President Obama acknowledges Capstone Turbine's recent sale of US$2 million worth of high-tech energy equipment that will support jobs in America and serve millions of Brazilians in the years to come.
Fact Sheet: The U.S.-Brazil Economic Relationship: Strengthening Economic Ties Contribute to Jobs and Growth - As the U.S.-Brazil relationship deepens, we seek to base our cooperation on strong and dynamic private sectors, a commitment to open and fair trade, and continued economic and energy integration. Strengthening the economic and commercial relationship between the U.S. and Brazil through stronger partnerships on energy (including clean energy, biofuels, and petroleum sectors), infrastructure and development cooperation in third countries will allow both countries to grow and at the same time strengthen the bonds between the U.S. and Latin America.
DesignLine Corporation Announces Results of Enhanced Electric Bus Fuel Economy and Reliability Evaluation - DesignLine Corporation today announced the results of a multi-year, Enhanced Electric bus, in-service fuel economy and reliability evaluation. During that period, the Charlotte Douglas International Airport DesignLine buses showed increases in fuel economy of up to 41% and maintenance cost reductions up to 93% when compared to the airport's traditional diesel buses.
Discovery Channel - Daily Planet : March 02, 2011 - The Discovery Channel takes a look at the CMT-380, which uses an electric power train with a range-extending diesel-fueled microturbine. A lithium polymer battery pack gives the CMT-380 80 miles of pure electric range, and the microturbine generates power for an additional 500 miles.
Romanian hospital orders CHP microturbine - Romanian energy service company HospMed Project has ordered a 200kW natural gas-fueled Capstone microturbine as part of a cogeneration system. The turbine, to be supplied by Greenvironment, will be installed at a hospital in the city of Medias and is scheduled for completion in November 2011. The cogeneration system serves a dual purpose of supplying electricity and heat to the facility.
Powering Uninterrupted Growth - New UPS systems are another example of the ability of the latest tech tool to increase efficiency while lowering expenses.
Calnetix Power Solutions Acquired by GE - Calnetix, Inc., a global leader in energy efficient high speed motor and generator technologies, components and systems, announced today that certain assets of its subsidiary Calnetix Power Solutions (CPS) have been acquired by GE (NYSE: GE).
Surprising Opportunities in Cleantech - Shawn Severson - Cleantech goes far beyond solar power, according to Shawn Severson. As a managing director of cleantech research with ThinkEquity in San Francisco, he finds mainstream companies poised to cash in on common-sense technologies that save energy and money. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Shawn makes the case that cleantech is as much about saving money as it is about saving the environment.
Senator Boxer visits Capstone - Capstone was honored to host Senator Barbara Boxer during her visit to Capstone's corporate headquarters.
IBT Group & Quellenhof: primo hotel - IBT parteciperà a Klimaenergy, il Salone dedicato al risparmio energetico. 23-25 settembre a Bolzano. Stand D25/16 nel settore CD
Primo hotel - IBT Group, partner esclusivo di Capstone Turbine Corporation, ha installato un impianto di cogenerazione ad alto rendimento con tecnologia a turbina "senza olio", un brevetto unico al mondo, per far fronte al fabbisogno energetico dell'Hotel Quellenhof di Val Passiria (Trentino Alto Adige).
Marine Energy Systems Market Estimated at US$800 Million - Capstone Turbine plans to enter the marine energy systems market, a market that represents potential sales of US$800 million for the company, is slated for June with the introduction of a 75-foot prototype boat based on Capstone's microturbine energy technology.
Micro-Perks - Building owners are beginning to see the benefit of including microturbines in onsite power plans for commercial, industrial, and urban-residential projects.
Next Generation Technology - Masonic Village boosts efficiency and slashes emissions with microturbines.
Capstone Turbine Corp. demonstrates solar powered microturbine - HelioFocus and Capstone Turbine Corp. have demonstrated a product converting sunlight to electricity with a solar receiver driving a microturbine.
Capstone CMT-380 Blackbird Turbine Hybrid Electric Car Makers Faire San Mateo 2010 - Capstone's CMT-380 hybrid supercar does 150MPH with batteries and a jet engine
The big green apple - Environmentally-sound homes for the poor are a model for everyone else.
SU, IBM, and New York State open Green Data Center - Syracuse University, with partners IBM and New York State, celebrated the construction of its new Green Data Center (GDC) — a showcase of world-class innovations in advanced energy-efficient information technology and building systems including 12 C65 natural gas-fueled Capstone microturbines.
New Data Center Goes Off-Grid to be Green - With all the press about energy costs sinking data center budgets, along comes a data center that consumes only half the normal power. And it even offers excess heating and cooling to nearby buildings, sometimes returning spare electricity to the grid. This is made possible in part with the help of 12 Capstone microturbines fueled by natural gas.
Syracuse University, IBM, New York State Launch One of the World's Greenest Data Centers - New facility a showcase of energy efficient design and function, and a test bed for data center optimization.
Syracuse University, IBM, New York State Launch One of the World's Greenest Data Centers - The Syracuse data center, built with partners IBM and New York State, features an onsite trigeneration system that uses 12 natural gas-fueled Capstone microturbines to generate all the electricity for the center and cooling for the computer servers.
Syracuse University, IBM, New York State Launch One of the World's Greenest Data Centers - Syracuse University, teaming with IBM and NY State just opened what is likely the world's most energy-stingy data center. The system includes 12 natural gas-fueled microturbines by Capstone Turbine Corp.
EA's - Tesla has done alot to disprove the notion that hybrid and electric vehicles are wimpier than their gasoline-powered counterparts, but Capstone Turbine may have the final word with its CMT-380 hybrid supercar. The vehicle, which is still in the concept stages, is powered by lithium-ion batteries and a microturbine jet engine.
YouTube: Fast Lane Daily - A Factory Five GTM Body gets used for a jet engine experiment, SpeedART tunes the Porsche Panamera, Lotus rumors and spy photos of the Esprit replacement.
CMT-380, la supercar hybride à turbine - La CMT-380 est une voiture de sport hybride dotée d'une turbine, elle sera dévoilée lors du prochain Salon de Los Angeles.
Capstone Turbine CMT-380 - Ibrida elettrica/diesel a turbina, ma è solo una concept
LA Preview: CMT-380 plug-in diesel hybrid supercar uses microturbine, li-ion batteries - The CMT-380 Microturbine Supercar features a microturbine under the hood that is basically an "ultra-clean and quiet jet engine," and the announced performance specs bear this out: 0-60 mph is taken care of in a quick 3.9 seconds and the top speed is listed at 150 mph.
Hybrid Electric Supercar With Microturbine Technology to Debut at LA Auto Show - Capstone Turbine Corporation introduces the CMT-380, featuring an ultra-clean and quiet jet engine under the hood of the borrowed Factory Five Racing GTM body.
Capstone Unveils Hybrid SuperCar Propelled by a Jet Turbine - Set to debut at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show, the CMT-380 prototype hybrid can hit 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds, has a range of 580 miles, and is propelled in part by an ultra-clean and quiet jet engine
Capstone to unveil range extended super car - Capstone Turbine Corporation will introduce its own its range extended electric supercar at the LA Auto Show.
Capstone CMT-380 Hybrid Features Jet Turbine Engine - The CMT-380 hybrid is powered by a combination of lithium polymer batteries and an ultra-low emissions, range-extending microturbine engine that runs on diesel or biodiesel.
LA Preview: CMT-380 plug-in diesel hybrid supercar uses microturbine, li-ion batteries - The CMT-380 hybrid powertrain uses li-ion batteries along with the Capstone C30 microturbines to reach a range of 500 miles per tank, with 80 of those miles available in pure-electric mode.
Super Sleek CMT-380 Powered by Hybrid Microturbine - The CMT-380, developed via a concept from an employee of video game company Electronic Arts, does 0-60 in 3.9 seconds and hits a top speed of 150 MPH.
2009 LA Auto Show Preview - 2009 LA Auto Show Preview
Holy Supercar, Batman! Hybrid Uses a Jet Engine - Capstone Turbine has unveiled the CMT-380, a prototype hybrid supercar propelled by an electric powertrain as well as what the company calls an ultra-clean and quiet jet engine.
Bad-ass Hybrid Supercars - The Capstone Turbine CMT-380 Revolutionizes Electric Vehicles
Data Centers Explode - When the grid sags, improved distributed energy technologies, such as Capstone MicroTurbines used at the 6,000-square-foot Syracuse University data center, can help balance supply and demand.
Microturbine-powered hybrid supercar to debut in Los Angeles - The CMT-380 uses an electric power train with a range-extending diesel-fueled microturbine. A lithium polymer battery pack gives the CMT-380 80 miles of pure electric range, and the microturbine generates power for an additional 500 miles.
Capstone Turbine (CPST) Introduces CMT-380 Hybrid Supercar; To Debut at LA Auto Show - Capstone Turbine Corporation introduces the CMT-380, featuring an ultra-clean and quiet jet engine under the hood of the borrowed Factory Five Racing GTM body.
Capstone To Launch New Hybrid Electric Car At Los Angeles Auto Show - Features a Capstone C30 (30-kilowatt) microturbine that runs on diesel or biodiesel.
Capstone unveils extended-range supercar at L.A. show - Capstone Turbine will unveil its CMT-380 prototype at the Los Angeles Auto Show, a high-performance, hybrid-electric supercar powered by a low-emission, range-extending microturbine engine and traditional batteries.
As Hybrid Buses Get Cheaper, Cities Fill Their Fleets - Fleets of hybrid-electric buses are becoming more and more popular in major cities across the globe, especially in New York City and Manhattan. Although their initial cost is high, they produce less pollution, they get better fuel economy, and provide a smoother, quieter ride.
Four natural-gas powered Capstone microturbines at the Union Gas Burlington Regional Centre - View video of energy efficient, state-of-the-art technologies at the Union Gas Burlington regional centre which includes four natural-gas powered Capstone microturbines.
Microturbines Turn Digester Gas Into Power - This article was written in WaterWorld, dated December 10, 2008. When it was time to upgrade the outdated boiler used to heat anaerobic digesters at the City of Sheboygan's wastewater treatment plant in 2003, the Wisconsin facility's superintendent turned to 10 Capstone Microturbines that use methane gas created by solid waste to generate electricity and heat, cutting the plant's electric and natural gas bills.
CHP Thrives in New York City - Twelve Capstone microturbines stand as one of the first examples of CHP operations in Manhattan.
Power-Gen Europe, Milan, Italy: June 3-5, 2008 - On this video, you will see scenes and details from PowerGen Europe, dated June 3-5, 2008,and an interview with Darren Jamison, President & CEO of Capstone Turbine Corporation.
Follow-on Order for Microturbines in Europe - April 18, 2008 - The announcement appeared in Cogeneration and On-Site Power Production Magazine: Casptone Turbine Corp has received a follow-on order from its Switzerland-based distributor for its C200 MicroTurbine systems. Capstone's distributor, Verdesis Suisse SA, ordered the systems.
The New York Times Article: Partly Off the Grid, With a Mini-Utility in the Cellar - The article was written by J. Alex Tarquinio and was published in the New York Times on March 26, 2008: Astor Wines and Spirits went beyond the conventional notions of a wine shop. Deep in the basement, the company installed a complex mechanical system to generate energy for its businesses.
Installation of City's First Microturbines Under New Code Completed in Battery Park City - The article was written by Stephen Del Percio in GreenBuildingsNYC.com, on March 11, 2008 as follows: Last week, RSP Systems installed the first microturbines in New York City pursuant to a new rule for their installation and use that Mayor Bloomberg signed into law last December.
U.S. Department of Commerce Announces 18 U.S. Clean-Energy Companies Will Join Trade Mission to China and India - U.S. Commerce Assistant Secretary David Bohigian today announced 18 U.S. companies will join the second U.S. Clean-Energy Trade Mission. The mission will make stops in Beijing, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
Airport Going Green With Hybrid Buses - Charlotte/Douglas International Airport is cleaning up its act — at least when it comes to ferrying passengers and others around the complex. The airport is buying two hybrid-powered buses, which are more fuel-efficient than standard ones, for US$880,000. "It's for the environment," says Jerry Orr, city aviation director...Plus, the turbine-engine system of the new buses will eliminate about 95% of the greenhouse-gas emissions, Orr says.
Building Codes Lag Behind Mayor's Vision - Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's ambitious sustainability plan for New York's future makes expanding the use of alternative power sources a top priority.
University Powers Into the Future - A commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency has produced a unique combination of distributed generation systems at California State University Northridge.
Microturbines Help Launch Sports and Recreation - Brooklyn rec center is off to a fast start to saving millions in power costs.
Giving Cogeneration a Boost - A Partnership of state and federal agencies uses fuel cells and microturbines to reduce energy and pollution at an aluminum-recycling plant.
Treatment Plant Finds Savings in Waste - Three years ago the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the city of Albert Lea installed four 30kW Capstone MicroTurbines at the city's wastewater treatment plant in an effort to save electricity and natural gas through the incorporation of distributed generation.