Capstone To Deliver 1,000th Microturbine

Company to hold celebration at Chatsworth, California headquarters. Turbine will be part of power quality array at Goose Island Beer Co., Chicago, Illinois.

Published: 24-Nov-2000

  WHAT: Event to celebrate shipment of the 1,000th Capstone MicroTurbine  

power system. This system will be one of a "six-pack" array of

Capstone MicroTurbines to be installed as a power quality and

reliability application at Chicago's Goose Island Beer Company

(www.gooseisland.com) by Chicago utility Peoples Energy

(www.peoplesenergy.com). Electricity from the systems will power

critical production facilities of the brewery.

WHEN: Monday, Nov. 27

10 a.m.

WHERE: Capstone Turbine Corp. (Nasdaq:CPST) (www.microturbine.com)

headquarters at 21211 Nordhoff St., Chatsworth, Calif. 91311.

WHY: Capstone MicroTurbines are today's enabling technology behind

clean and affordable distributed generation of electricity. This

1,000th microturbine system is a historic event for Capstone,

a leading manufacturer of microturbine systems, as well as for

the burgeoning distributed generation industry as a whole.

PHOTO OPs: Microturbine No. 1,000 and an early production unit in Atrium

area of Capstone's facility. Capstone President Dr. Ake Almgren

affixing oversized serial number plate to system. Tours of

microturbine production facilities. View of 5 Capstone

MicroTurbines used to power Capstone's data center. Microturbine

No. 1,000 being loaded onto shipment truck with many other

microturbines.

About Capstone Turbine

Capstone Turbine is a leading producer of low-emission microturbine systems. In 1998, Capstone was the first to offer commercial power products utilizing microturbine technology, the result of more than 10 years of focused research. Worldwide, hundreds of commercial production Capstone MicroTurbine systems serve, among others, the following applications:

-- Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs): onboard generation

-- Resource recovery: converting oilfield and biomass waste gases

into electricity

-- Micro-cogeneration: combined heat/power/chilling solutions

-- The 9s market: power quality and reliability

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