Profile: Capstone Turbine Corp (CPST.OQ)
26 May 2015
Capstone Turbine Corporation, incorporated on March 9, 2000, develops, manufactures, markets and services microturbine technology solutions for use in stationary distributed power generation applications, including cogeneration (combined heat and power), integrated combined heat and power (ICHP), and combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP)), renewable energy, natural resources and critical power supply. Micro turbines allow customers to produce power on-site in parallel with the electric grid or stand alone when no utility grid is available. Capstone offers micro turbines designed for commercial, industrial, and utility users with product offerings ranging from 30 kilowatts (kW) to one megawatt in electric power output. The Company’s products consist of C30, C65, TA100, C200, C600, C800, C1000, Waste heat recovery generator.
The Company’s products can operate : connected to the electric utility grid as a current source; on a stand-alone basis as a voltage source; multipacked to support larger loads as a virtual single unit; and in dual mode, where the micro turbine operates connected to the electric utility grid or operates independently. It also offers C65 and C200 ICHP systems. These systems combine the standard C65 and C200 microturbine unit with a heat recovery module that provides electricity and heats water.
The Company’s products are offered in configurations, including low pressure natural gas, high pressure natural gas, compressed natural gas, Landfill gas, Digester gas, Gaseous propane, High pressure sour gas, Diesel and kerosene. They come with accessories including rotary gas compressors with digital controls, heat recovery modules for CHP applications, dual mode controllers that allow automatic transition between grid connect and stand-alone modes, batteries with digital controls for stand-alone or dual-mode operations, power servers for multipacked installations, protocol converters for Internet access, packaging options and miscellaneous parts such as frames, exhaust ducting and installation hardware. The Company’s products are used in various fields, including energy efficiency, renewable energy, natural resources, critical power supply and mobile products.
The Company competes with Caterpillar Inc., Cummins Inc., Deutz Corporation, GE Gas, MAN SE, Tecogen, Inc. and Wartsila Corporation, among others.
Capstone Turbine Corp
21211 Nordhoff St
CHATSWORTH CA 91311-5844