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EPA Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnership recognizes Capstone's 2012 avoided greenhouse gas emissions 3/29/2013 - In 2012, Capstone's reported CHP projects avoided emissions of more than 316,000 metric tons – equal to the estimated generation of electricity used annually by 39,342 homes.
AQMD, SCE Dedicate Low-Emission Equipment to Help Power Catalina Island 2/13/2013 - Representatives from the South Coast AQMD and Southern California Edison today will dedicate 23 Capstone C65 MicroTurbines® at the Edison power station near Avalon to help reduce air pollution and cut diesel fuel use on Catalina Island.
Greenvironment receives order from BRUNO BOCK Chemische Fabrik GmbH & Co KG, Marschacht 6/20/2012 - Greenvironment Plc has recently received an order from BRUNO BOCK Chemische Fabrik GmbH & Co KG, Marschacht (Germany), to supply a 2x200kW microturbine power plant. The delivery of the components will take place in September 2012. Commissioning is planned in October 2012.
World Environmental Solutions Receives First Purchase Order to Supply a MultiGen QUAD Generation System for a NSW Government Education Institution in the Riverina District 6/6/2012 - World Environmental Solutions (WES) has received the first purchase order to supply a MultiGen QUAD generation system for a NSW Government Education Institution in the Riverina district. The system will produce water from the air, reverse cycle air conditioning and electricity, and is powered by natural gas. The colleges have a government mandate to reduce carbon emissions by 20% before 2014 which the MultiGen does.
Capstone Launches CapstoneWorld™ and Distributed Energy Calculator Apps 5/29/2012 - Capstone recently released an interactive Sales & Marketing app called CapstoneWorld™. This interactive landscape features Capstone applications across all of our market segments.
CNBC Live Interview with Darren Jamison, President & CEO of Capstone Turbine 4/19/2012 - CNBC’s “After Hours Action” team interviewed Capstone President and CEO Darren Jamison live on April 19, 2012 about the impact of the country’s expanding shale plays and abundant natural gas supply on Capstone’s growth.
Capstone Receives Order For 12 C65 Dual-Mode ICHP Microturbines from The New York Palace Luxury Hotel 4/13/2012 - Capstone Turbine Corporation distributor RSP Systems recently secured an order with The New York Palace for 12 C65 dual-mode ICHP microturbines that will provide prime and backup power to the large luxury hotel in midtown New York City.
Capital increase of Verdesis, subsidiary of EDF EN, with an entry in the financing round by BeCapital 2/14/2012 - Capstone distributor Verdesis, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles and a leading integrated actor in the European biogas and anaerobic digestion sectors, carried out a capital increase of €25 m (€11 m in 2012 and €14 m beginning of 2013) to finance and accelerate its growth.
Capstone Expands Microturbine Installations in Hospitals with C600 Sale in Italy 2/6/2012 - Capstone’s Italian distributor IBT Group recently sold a clean-and-green C600 Power Package to a leading Italian hospital facility management company. The microturbine will be installed at the enormous, 600-bed Versilia Hospital in Lido di Camaiore in a combined cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) application to lower emissions, increase energy efficiency, and ensure reliable power generation.
Linda Sánchez Launches Clean Energy Jobs Plan 11/8/2011 - Congresswoman Unveils Tax Reform Plan to Create Jobs in Southern California During Tour of World’s Leading Microturbine Company
Greenvironment enters into a cooperation with energy group Dalkia Polska S.A. 10/26/2011 - Collaboration with the biggest energy service provider in Poland; Dalkia controls more than 25% of the Polish district heating market; 3,000MW base load potential in Poland that needs to be replaced by 2020
Greenvironment receives initial orders from a renowned oil and gas producer 9/13/2011 - Greenvironment GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of Greenvironment Plc (WKN: A0YEKX / Symbol: GIV) has received orders from a well-known oil and gas producer to build two 200kW microturbine CHP plants in Germany.
President Barack Obama Salutes Capstone Turbine in Weekly Address 3/24/2011 - On March 19, 2011, President Barack Obama acknowledged Capstone Turbine’s contribution to America’s accelerating economic growth in his Weekly Address “American Jobs Through Exports to Latin America.” From Washington DC, Obama declared that Capstone’s exports to Latin America support American jobs.
Greenvironment CEO Issues Letter to Shareholders and Outlines 2011 Strategy for Future Growth 2/3/2011 - Greenvironment plc, a leading technology specialist in the use of innovative microturbine technology in electricity generation from biogas and natural gas, today issued a shareholders letter, which will be posted to its website.
Capstone Turbine to be Featured on Discovery Channel Canada 1/17/2011 - On Jan. 17, 2011, a crew from Discovery Channel Canada arrived at Capstone Turbine headquartered in Chatsworth to film how microturbine technology is used in HEV applications, specifically the world’s first microturbine-powered supercar, the CMT-380.
WELTEC BIOPOWER orders first Greenvironment plant for large biogas park in Barsikow 1/17/2011 - WELTEC BIOPOWER orders first Greenvironment plant for large biogas park in Barsikow
Capstone Distributor IBT Group Announces Successful Test of Microturbine Fueled by Pure Vegetable Oil 12/20/2010 - A recent test of a microturbine fueled entirely by vegetable oil was successful, according to IBT Group, Capstone Turbine Corporation’s exclusive distributor in Italy. A Capstone C30 MicroTurbine® was used in a project testing the ability of a gas turbine to produce electricity and heat in a cogeneration application using pure vegetable oil – such as sunflower or colza oils – as fuel.
Capstone Turbine Corporation Names European Power Systems, Ltd. Its Distributor in Canada 11/8/2010 - Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, has named European Power Systems, Ltd. (EPS Ltd.) its distributor in Canada.
Green Jobs Bus Tour Stops by Capstone Headquarters 10/28/2010 - Capstone was pleased to be a stop on the Green Jobs Bus Tour, a drive from northern to southern California highlighting the importance of green jobs.
Rock Legend Neil Young Displays Microturbine-Powered LincVolt Vehicle in Hollywood 9/23/2010 - Rock legend Neil Young made a special appearance at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, in Hollywood, Florida, with his prototype Electro-Turbine Series Hybrid LincVolt vehicle — an ultra low emission, 1959 Lincoln Continental convertible powered by a Capstone Microturbine®.
Capstone Italian Distributor IBT Group Installs & Commissions First C1000 Power Package in Italy 8/18/2010 - The first Capstone C1000 Power Package was recently installed in Italy at Recla, a large well-regarded Alto Adige Region company in the Italian Alps that produces ham, sausages, bacon, salami, prosciutto, and other high-end meat products that are exported around the world.
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer Visits Capstone Headquarters 8/17/2010 - U.S. senator Barbara Boxer visits Capstone’s corporate headquarters to highlight green technology manufacturing in California.
Two C800 Power Packages Sit Atop A New High-Profile 10-Story Building in Colombia 4/29/2010 - The high-profile 10-story building, along with the two natural-gas Capstone C800 Power Packages, is part of a 12-building plaza in bustling downtown Bogota that is leading the way for revitalization of the district.
Capstone Distributor IBT Group Installs Five CR65 Microturbines at First Landfill Site in Italy 2/8/2010 - Longtime Capstone distributor IBT Group has sold five CR65 microturbines to CEM Ambiente SpA, a solid-waste management company serving more than 400,000 residents surrounding Milan and is installing the five methane-fueled microturbines the CEM Ambiente SpA landfill outside of Cavenago Brianza.
The First C1000 Capstone Megawatt Scale Product is on Site in Spain 1/26/2009 - The first C1000 megawatt scale product is onsite
CTA testing new hybrid electric-powered bus 6/17/2008 - Chicago Tribune: By Jon Hilkevitch/Tribune Reporter, 11:53 AM CDT, June 17, 2008: The Chicago Transit Authority announced Tuesday that it is testing a new hybrid electric-powered bus that could get nearly double the miles per gallon of current CTA hybrid buses. (Tribune photo by Candice C. Cusic/June 17, 2008.) The key behind the technology is a jetlike turbine that delivers electricity to a battery pack that solely powers the bus. The bus being tested by the CTA is made by DesignLine International LLC in Charlotte, N.C.
Signing a Contract Extension with Samsung 6/16/2008 - On Monday, June 16, 2008, Capstone hosted a group of Executives from Samsung at its headquarters in Chatsworth, California. Following the meeting with the Capstone Leadership Team, Mr. Darren Jamison, President and CEO of Capstone Turbine Corporation, and Mr. Chang-Soo Kim, Executive Vice President, Plant & Machinery Business Unit of Samsung C&T Corporation, signed an extension of Capstones contract with Samsung.
Capstone Turbine Receives Woelfel Best Mechanical Engineering Achievement Award for its C200 MicroTurbine 5/5/2008 - "Woelfel Best Mechanical Engineering Achievement Award" is presented annually by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Petroleum Technology Institute (ASME-IPTI) to recognize a product, device, or system displayed at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) which best reflects innovation in and/or practical use of mechanical engineering in energy industry-related problem solving, design improvement or performance maximization.
Wachovia Championship Powered with Ultra-Low Emission Turbines 4/28/2008 - Clean & green turbines power hospitality tent and Charlotte-manufactured shuttle buses.
Capstone Receives Certificate from the U.S. Department of Commerce for Export Achievement 1/24/2008 - Capstone Turbine Corporation received the U.S. Department of Commerce Export Achievement Certificate for recognition of its significant exports to global markets and special Congressional recognition from Congressman Henry Waxman.
Capstone Signs New Distributor Agreement for the Oil and Gas Sector in China While Attending US Clean Energy Trade Mission 1/17/2008 - Capstone Turbine Corporation and Shanghai Tech-Steel Petroleum & Natural Gas Technology Development Co. Ltd ("STS") sign distributor agreement
Opening Ceremony of the Biggest Valorisation Unit with Biogas Microturbines in Europe 7/7/2007 - VERDESIS and Electricite de France (EDF) hosted the opening ceremony of the biggest valorisation unit with biogas microturbines in Europe in the presence of dignitaries and Senior Company Representatives.
The Official Opening of the Greenvironment 1st commercial microgasturbine powerplant 6/15/2007 - On Friday, June 15, 2007, in the presence of 150 invited guests from industry, politics, and press, the first microturbine powerplant with waste heat fired residue digester was officially opened. The next day was organized as "open day" — about 350 farmers and others in biogas interested visited the site and came for discussions with the companies involved.
Grand Opening: Aerial Tram and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) 1/19/2007 - Planned with support from the City of Portland, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), and South Waterfront Development, the event attracted thousands of spectators. This event was designed to promote the opening of the tram to the public and celebrate the cooperation to accomplish this signature event among the diverse communities of Portland. In addition to free rides on the tram, the event also featured speakers and health awareness activities at the OHSU Center for Health & Healing and March Wellness.
WBREDA (West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency) Stepping Forward 10/30/2006 - Feature Article: First microturbine project commissioned at Purulia, West Bengal.
TST Fuel Cell and Microturbine Installation Ribbon Cutting 10/11/2006 - The TST Inc. foundry in Fontana, CA, produces aluminum ingot, billet, and other bulk aluminum forms from recycled aluminun scrap. In an effort to control power costs and improve overall plant energy efficiency, TST contracted with Alliance TST Energy, LLC to install a 500 kilowatt (kW) fuel cell cogeneration system to deliver electricity and thermal energy to the TST facility. In a separate, concurrent project, TST installed four 60kW Capstone C60 MicroTurbines in a similar cogeneration installation at the TST site.
Opening of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library’s Air Force One Pavilion 10/25/2005 - UTC Power and the U.S. Department of Energy have enabled the Ronald Reagan Library to create its own energy for electricity, space heating, and cooling in a revolutionary way while reducing waste and increasing efficiency.
The Ritz Carlton, San Francisco Ribbon Cutting 10/14/2005 - A formal opening ceremony was held at this prestigious Ritz Carlton hotel, a landmark in the upscale Nob Hill area of San Francisco.