Distributed Energy May 2013 Title: Turbine Service Whether contracted out or performed in house, regular maintenance of turbine systems is integral to efficiency and reliability. Browse to this article.
BioCycle March 2013 Title: Skaneateles, New York–Improving Economics of Farm Digestion Twin Birch Farm, a dairy operation with approximately 1,170 cows, now has seven 30kW Capstone microturbines. Download a PDF of this article.
Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide March 2013 Title: Secure Power Solutions Interview with Capstone’s CEO, Darren Jamison on secure power solutions for organizations concerned with high energy costs, power quality and reliability, and reduced carbon footprint. Download a PDF of this article.
Compressor Tech Two January/February 2013 Title: Microturbines Gaining Wider Foothold as Drivers for Compression Interview with Capstone’s CEO, Darren Jamison on how Capstone’s foothold has expanded in the U.S. shale plays. Download a PDF of this article.
BioCycle August 2012 Title: Microturbines Fill Biogas Utilization Niche Ability to meet stringent air quality emissions rules, “plug and play” are among features attractive to digester operators at WWTPs. Download a PDF of this article.
BioCycle July 2012 Title: Energy Efficiency and Biogas Generation at Wastewater Plants A Capstone-site located in the city of Janesville, Wisconsin, recently completed a project converting biogas from the city’s wastewater treatment plant. The biogas is used to power four 65kW and one 200kw Capstone microturbines. Download a PDF of this article.
Los Angeles Business Journal August 6–12, 2012 Title: Gas, Oil Power Turbine Maker Capstone charges into the industry to boost sales by supplying oil and gas companies with turbines that generate electricity. The oil and gas industry is quickly becoming one of the company’s largest markets by receiving repeat orders from satisfied customers who prefer the turbines’ use of flare gas, its compact size, low fuel use, and its low emissions. Capstone hopes to tap into other markets, such as the transportation market, by leveraging its oil and gas success and showcasing the overall benefits of the turbine itself. This article was published in the Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ), and reprinted with permission of the LABJ. Download a PDF of this article.
WIP May 2012 Title: Bucharest Gets New CCHP Centre from Greenvironment A 1.8MW natural gas microturbine and other components for a combined cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) plant in Bucharest, Romania is being provided by Capstone distributor, Greenvironment Plc. The CCHP plant will be based at a building in Sun Plaza shopping Mall. Download a PDF of this article.
IFT Energy 2012 May 11, 2012 Title: Investigación, Desarrollo E Innovación Energética Abastible actualmente cuenta, dentro de sus áreas de desarrollo, con la cogeneración simultánea de energía elétrica y térmica sin emplear más combustible que el necesario par la producción de electricidad. Download a PDF of this article.
Turbomachinery May/June 2012 Title: Capstone Turbine Moves up the Food Chain Microturbine efficiency and reliability drive appeal, as customers seek to reduce emissions and lower maintenance costs. Download a PDF of this article.
Turbomachinery March/April 2012 Title: Gas Glut Spurs Infrastructure Build Out LNG export terminals, ethylene crackers, power plants, and pipelines compressors are all part of the shale gas bonanza. Download a PDF of this article.
WIP October 2011 Title: Microgeneration – heralding a power transformation in Europe Thanks to work by Greenvironment two Capstone 200kW microturbine combined heat and power (CHP) plants will be built in Germany to convert associated petroleum gas (APG) from the extraction of crude oil into electricity as well as heat. But this is only part of the bigger picture, as WIP reports. Download a PDF of this article.
BioCycle September 2011 Title: WWTP Adds Value to Biogas Resources The City of Janesville, Wisconsin, is investing in technology to use biogas to generate electricity, recover usable heat, and produce CNG fuel for city vehicles. Download a PDF of this article.
TPO September 2011 Title: Lunch Time West Lafayette and Purdue University collaborate on a program to feed digesters with cafeteria scraps, boost methane production, and save money. Download a PDF of this article.
Progressive Engineer June 2011 Title: Orange Lead the Way The Syracuse University Green Data Center uses novel techniques such as trigeneration with microturbines and absorption chillers to reduce energy use, creating a model its designers hope to replicate with other data centers as computer energy consumption soars. Browse to this article.
Lodging Engineer Spring 2011 Title: Microturbines for Combined Heat & Power Generation at Hotels Executives quickly are learning alternative energy systems achieve greater energy efficiency and can dramatically reduce energy consumption - thus lowering both operating costs and greenhouse gas emissions. In a combined heat and power (CHP) or combined cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) application, such as the application at the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, microturbines produce reliable electricity and thermal power onsite from a single fuel. Download a PDF of this article.
WIP March 2011 Title: Syracuse University: microturbines, data centres & UPS For the past 15 months Capstone Hybrid UPS MicroTurbines have been installed in one of the world’s greenest data centres based at Syracuse Univeristy, New York, USA. The facility, which opened 15 months ago, uses 50% less energy and produces fewer greenhouse gases. Download a PDF of this article.
Turbomachinery March/April 2011 Title: Powering Data Centers Offering a more reliable source than the grid, microturbines provide over 90% efficiency in a trigeneration mode at Syracuse University. Download a PDF of this article.
Compressor Tech Two January/February 2011 Title: Microturbines Power Remote Appalachian Basic Systems Inc. designed the expansion of a gas storage facility in remote north central Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Six Capstone C65 MicroTurbines were initially installed to provide the additional power required for the expansion. Download a PDF of this article.
WIP December 2010 Title: The Power of the Spirit Meets the Capstone C800 Cognac, the lavish spirit noted for its double-distillation process, is only labelled ‘Cognac’ if produced in the Cognac region of France. WIP looks at the vital role Cognac’s vinasse plays in helping a methane-fuelled Capstone C800 CHP Power Package to create electricity for the grid. Download a PDF of this article.
Power Magazine November 1, 2010 Title: Microturbine Technology Matures Microturbine technology has evolved from early systems of 30kW to 70kW to today’s systems, which can have individual ratings of 200kW to 250kW. Packages up to 1MW are now available that can be assembled into multipac units for projects of 5MW to 10MW. These modern units are packaged with integrated digital protection, synchronization, and controls; they produce high combined heat and power efficiencies and they are capable of using multiple fuels. Browse to this article.
Los Angeles Daily News August 18, 2010 Title: Boxer Tours Valley Senator Barbara Boxer toured Chatsworth-based Capstone Turbine and discussed the federal government’s initiatives to bolster a clean-energy industry and create jobs in the sector. Download a PDF of this article.
Worldwide Independent Power July 2010 Title: Capstone dines out on Italy CHP package Capstone Turbine has sold a C1000 natural gas-fired turbine to a specialty meat producer in Italy seeking to improve its onsite power capacity. Download a PDF of this article.
Columbia University August 2010 Title: Microturbine: Another Columbia Sustainability First A microturbine built by Capstone Turbine is Columbia University’s latest and highly significant energy conservation and greenhouse gas reduction effort. Download a PDF of this article.
NJ.com July 16, 2010 Title: MicroTurbine just one way Salem Community College going greener The turbine system was installed at Salem Community College in Carneys Point, New Jersey, in October of 2009 to help the college better serve the community as a Salem County Red Cross Disaster Relief Shelter. Download a PDF of this article.
Marisys May 20, 2010 Title: Marine Energy Systems Market Estimated at $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 (23-meter)prototype boat based on Capstone’s microturbine energy technology. Download a PDF of this article.
McGraw Hill Construction Community Title: Syracuse University Green Data Center Capstone Hybrid UPS microturbines are installed at Syracuse University’s Green Data Center. Download a PDF of this article.
Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide January/February 2010 Title: The World’s Best Power Plants Salem Community College in Carneys Point, New Jersey, and Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, both use Capstone Microturbines to provide power to major buildings on their campuses. Download a PDF of this article.
EnergyVortex.com January 15, 2010 Title: Landmark hotel to be the first business in Philadelphia to Install Energy-Efficient Microturbines Three C65 microturbines, using Philadelphia Gas Works’ (PGW) clean burning natural gas, make Four Seasons hotel Philadelphia the first scale customer in Philadelphia to use the ultra-clean technology and will drastically reduce the hotel’s energy usage and carbon emissions. Download a PDF of this article.
IBM.com December 2, 2009 Title: Syracuse University, IBM, New York State Launch One of the World’s Greenest Data Centers IBM (NYSE: IBM), Syracuse University, with partners IBM and New York State, today 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. Download a PDF of this article.
Popular Mechanics December 10, 2009 Title: The Hypermiling Jet Car The Capstone CMT-380 hybrid, based on a Factory Five sports car chassis, uses a 30kW/40 hp turbine engine to provide power to charge its Li-ion battery pack. Download a PDF of this article.
DataCenterKnowledge.com December 8th, 2009 Title: Microturbines Provide Heat, Power and Cooling The Syracuse data center uses 12 microturbines from Capstone, which are fueled by natural gas and can provide all of the facility’s energy needs. Download a PDF of this article.
Motor Authority November 30, 2009 Title: CMT-380 Hybrid Concept Comes Complete With Jet Turbine 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. Download a PDF of this article.
GreenCarReports.com November 30, 2009 Title: Electric Supercar Concept Uses Small Turbine Engine To Boost Range Capstone Turbine Corporation’s CMT-380 — an extended-range electric supercar that extends the 80-mile (129-kilometer)range of its lithium-ion battery pack up to 500 miles with an onboard generator turned by a turbine engine — will be unveiled at the LA Auto Show. Download a PDF of this article.
Philadelphia Business Journal October 23, 2009 Title: Pa. Wasting No Time Setting Up Stimulus-funded Projects Federal stimulus dollars are being used in Pennsylvania to install five Capstone C65 ICHP MicroTurbines sold by Capstone Turbine distributor E-finity. Download a PDF of this article.
GreenCar.com August 31, 2009 Title: Ford S-Max Hybrid Uses Advanced Capstone MicroTurbine Power Langford Performance Engineering’s Whisper Eco-Logic, a modified Ford S-Max crossover, gets up to 40 miles (64 kilometers) on electric power alone and can reach a top speed of 80 mpg (129 kilometers per gallon)thanks to a C30 MicroTurbine Download a PDF of this article.
The Philadelphia Inquirer August 27, 2009 Title: The growing appetite for green initiatives Energy-generating Capstone microturbines recently installed on the roof of the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia, are a part of the growing green trend around the country. Browse to this article.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection
June 25, 2009 Title: Economic Recovery Funding Will Energize Bucks County Research Park US$1 million grant will be used to cut energy costs, create jobs. Download a PDF of this article.
National Engineer March/April 2009 Title: Worlds Best Power Plants Working with local Capstone distributor, E-Finity Distributed Generation, officials at Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, PA, boost efficiency and cut emissions by installing low-emission Capstone microturbines. Download a PDF of this article.
Biocycle March 2009 Title: High-Strength Wastes Boost Biogas Production Wastewater plant in Sheboygan, Wisconsin succeeds with project to cut energy costs while increasing energy production in its anaerobic digesters. Download a PDF of this article.
US Department of Energy
March 2009 Title: Development of a Packaged and Integrated Microturbine/ Chiller Combined Heat and Power (CHP) System This CHP system will utilize the Capstone Turbine Corporation C1000 Power Package as the power generator and integrate it with an advanced technology double-effect absorption chiller sized to efficiently utilize the C1000 exhaust. Download a PDF of this article.
GreenerComputing March 4, 2009 Title: Schwarzenegger, Green IT and the Economy on Display at CeBIT Capstone Turbine Corporation, replaces the Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) battery. Download a PDF of this article.
Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide January/February 2009 Title: Worlds Best Power Plants: Upgrade Boosts Efficiency and Cuts Emissions Officials at Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, PA, weary of the 90-year old, inefficient coal-fired system of the campus — and the high emissions associated with burning coal — moved on to a next-generation technology for their heating and electric needs by installing five Capstone C60 low-emission microturbines that produced a combined 300kW of electricity. In 2007, working with local Capstone distributor E-Finity Distributed Generation, the systems were upgraded to 65kW turbines with heat recovery modules (CHP) systems. Download a PDF of this article.
Turbomachinery International: The Global Journal of Energy Equipment November/December 2008 Title: Growing In a Niche Capstone scales up its microturbines, seeking to leverage carbon-friendy politics. Download a PDF of this article.
Orange County's News Source: ocregister August 20, 2008 Title: Renewable energy raps savings at water district Microturbines use sustainable methane to save money at Santa Margarita Water District. Download a PDF of this article.
The Stamford Advocate July 10, 2008 Title: Building Power From the Ground Up The article is written by Richard Lee, Assistant Business Editor: When the lights go out in New York City, the power at some office buildings will stay on because of technology supplied by a Norwalk-based provider of gas turbines. OfficePower Inc., in Norwalk plans to install microturbines supplied by Capstone Turbine of Chatsworth, Calif., in office buildings at 200 Park Ave., 220E 42nd St. and 230 Park Ave. Download a PDF of this article.
Los Angeles Business Journal June 30, 2008 Title: The Big Spin: Capstone Turbine electrifies investors: By Joel Russell, Los Angeles Business Journal Staff Capstone Turbine, which builds mini-power generators for office buildings and industrial facilities, is spinning its share price to new highs. Browse to this article.
Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide June 2008 Title: Gas Turbine Power Range: New Products Bigger seems to be the theme at Capstone Turbine this year, a company known for its low-emission 30kW and 65kW turbines. Bigger turbines that generate more power and larger contracts in key industries are among the news from the company. Download a PDF of this article.
Diesel Progress May/June 2008 Title: Microturbine Power For Trashy French Power Plant For two decades, operators of the La Ciotat landfill in La Ciotat, a picturesque town along the Mediterranean coast of France, flared the methane that was formed from decomposition of trash. But when town authorities learned that electricity could be generated from the waste gas, they jumped at the idea. Download a PDF of this article.
Diesel Progress May 2008 Title: Power Generation Sets & Systems: Less Capstone Turbine Corp. has introduced its 1MW C1000 Power Package designed for power generation in oil and gas, hospital, industrial, municipal, retail, landfill, and other applications. The package, based on a 30 ft. long ISO container, includes up to five C200 MicroTurbines, each with a 200kW output. Download a PDF of this article.
Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide: 21st Century Energy Production April 2008 Title: Capstone Introduces 1MW Power Package Capstone Turbine Corporation has introduced its 1MW, C1000 Power Package designed for electric power generation in oil and gas, hospital, industrial, municipal, retail, landfill, and other applications. The package, based on a 9-meter-long (30-foot-long) ISO container includes up to five, C200 microturbines each with a 200kW output. Browse to this article.
EPA Combined Heat and Power Partnership 2007 2007 Title: Partner Focus: Masonic Homes Upgrades Turbines to Further Boost Efficiency and Cut Emissions EPA established the CHP Partnership in an effort to publicize the potential energy, environmental, and economic benefits of using CHP to meet a greater portion of our nations growing energy demand. Through the CHP Partnership, EPA offers numerous tools and services that are designed to increase the deployment of CHP in the United States. See page 12 for an excellent example of a Microturbine Installation at Masonic Homes in Elizabethtown, PA. Download a PDF of this article.
Power Engineering International July 17, 2007 Title: The Cap Fits for Latest Capstone Microturbines Capstone Turbine Corporation, the leading manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, has announced that its Model C65kW MicroTurbine systems are the first microturbines to be certified by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) to the latest UL 1741 interconnection standards that became effective on 7 May, 2007 Browse to this article.
Cogeneration and On-Site Power Production March/April 2007 Title: Free Fuel: Growth Opportunities For Using Waste Gases in Microturbine in Asia and Germany Growth, modernization, and urbanization in many regions of Asia have created both energy supply shortages and a growing source of free fuel: biogas. Here, Phil Vessa and Peter Dorner explore the experiences of using biogas and other waste gases for energy production using microturbines. Browse to this article.
Astor Wines & Spirits May 3, 2007 Title: Our Landmark Store: Celebrating Astor Wines & Spirits Landmark Location Description of a cogeneration installation including two Capstone MicroTurbines in this Landmark Store, a Greenwich Village fixture since 1946. Browse to this article.
BioCycle, Journal of Composting & Organics Recycling February 2007 Title: What Is New? Biogas Power Technologies that connect the biogas line to the power line include cooling and clean up components, microturbines and reciprocating gas engines, and control systems. Browse to this article.
The Magazine for Business Management Fall 2006 Title: Green History Capstone Turbine made a commitment to green technologies long before other companies, and it has stuck to it, by Joanna Miller. Browse to this article.
Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production July/August 2006 Title: Liberalization Under Attack: What Does It Mean for On-Site Power in the US? Liberalization of energy markets was meant to be a wholly positive move for efficient decentralized energy. However, in many parts of the world, the execution of the liberalization process was flawed, leaving incomplete and combersome market structures. Now, following suggestions to roll back energy liberalization in parts of the US, Elisa Wood looks at the likely impact on DE. Browse to this article.