New Microgrid in China Moves Forward with Capstone Equipment

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Capstone Turbine will supply a microturbine for a 10-MW wind-energy based microgrid in China, the California company said Monday. The microgrid will serve an industrial customer in Beijing, according to a Capstone spokesman. A major Chinese wind company secured the order for Capstone’s C600 Signature Series microturbine, he said. The order … [Read more...]

Quick Microgrid News: Minnesota Breaks Stereotype…No Harm from California Microgrid…More NY Prize Wins

In this week's microgrid news... A microgrid being installed at a data center is Minnesota is breaking the stereotype that the Midwest isn't a friendly place for combined heat and power (CHP). That’s the word from Justin Rathke, president of Vergent Power, the Capstone Turbine distributor for the Upper Midwest, New England and Eastern … [Read more...]

Events that Shaped the Microgrid Industry in 2014

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Here’s a look at events that shaped the microgrid industry in 2014, a pivotal year for the growing sector. The timeline is made up of articles from MicrogridKnowledge.com and EnergyEfficiencyMarkets.com. They show microgrids advancing from planning to action; from a prospect to a trending technology. States crafted polices and offered more … [Read more...]

Capstone Sees Business Uptick from Microgrids and CHP

Capstone Turbine has reported an uptick in microturbine orders as a result of new interest in combined heat and power and microgrids in the United States. “Microgrid and power resiliency demand seem to be picking up generally,” said Darren Jamison, president and CEO of the California-based microturbine manufacturer, during an earnings call … [Read more...]