Capstone Turbine Corp. (CPST) is “One to Watch”

on June 15 2009 9:13 AM

Capstone Turbine Corp. develops, manufactures, markets, and services microturbine technology solutions. As the world’s leading producer of low-emission microturbine systems, the company was first to commercially market viable microturbine energy products. To date, Capstone Turbine has shipped more than 4,000 Capstone MicroTurbine® systems to customers worldwide which collectively have logged millions of documented runtime operating hours.

The Capstone MicroTurbine™ is a compact, turbine generator that delivers electricity onsite. The company’s MicroTurbine can be used for a wide array of applications ranging from remote locations to city centers, delivering clean, high quality power, with superior safety and emissions. Features include maintenance-free air bearings, the lowest emissions of any non-catalyzed fossil fuel combustion, and digital power conversion.

Advanced engineering and more than 100 patents put the Capstone MicroTurbines in a class of their own. Capstone’s MicroTurbines have just one moving part, no gearbox or other mechanicals, and use no lubricants or hazardous materials, requiring minimal maintenance while providing reliable performance. With the ability to operate on a variety of gaseous or liquid fuels, the Turbines provide a clean, green, reliable source of energy.

Founded in 1988, Capstone Turbine has earned industry recognition in the research, development, and field applications of advanced gas turbine-driven generator technology. The company is backed by a well experienced management team that has proven their ability to continue growth. With an unprecedented growing global concern for the environment, Capstone Turbine is well positioned to profit from the increased demand for lower energy costs and reduced emissions.