Microturbines


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Microturbines

Small rotary engines, usually fueled by natural gas, that provide onsite electricity generation.
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Once commissioned, the microturbines will cleanly and effectively operate on the biogas, or "green waste", produced on-site from municipal solid waste.
The flexibility of the Capstone microturbines allows for irregular daily load profiles in order to maximize efficiency, even when operating at less than 50 percent total load.
Companies such as Brayton Energy and Capstone are the key players which are working towards developing efficient microturbines.
Present day microturbines are energy harvesting devices capable of delivering electrical power up to 10 MW by integrating large number of units.
Maintenance and supply of spare parts to ensure the operational availability of Capstone microturbines installed in offshore sites of the Principal.
Estimates show, for a given amount of fossil fuel, microturbines generate 70 to 80% of its usable energy, whereas only 30 to 35% of the energy produced by power plants is usable.
Some early microturbines worked for only a short time.
Mortensen said California's electricity problems garnered applause from Capstone investors, as the company's confidence swelled amid hope their microturbines were poised as alternative power sources.
This combined system leverages existing Capstone technology and continues to broaden the range of renewable fuels that are able to power our microturbines," said Mark Gilbreth, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Capstone Turbine Corporation.
Capstone Turbine Corporation has received another significant order from Mexico for fourteen C1000 microturbines for multiple CHP projects in Mexico.
Nasdaq:CPST), the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, has announced it received a follow-on order for four C65 microturbines from a growing Houston-based data center, bringing to 13 the total number of Capstone microturbines at the site.
BURBANK - Tucked behind the DeBell Golf Course and the Verdugo Mountains Landfill, sandwiched between hillsides frequented by deer, 10 state-of-the-art microturbines are converting trash emissions into energy.