Calif. Microturbine Company Sells More Units in the Marcellus

A California company that manufactures small electric-generating plants that run on natural gas, has just sold three more of their “microturbines” to midstreamers in the Marcellus Shale play. This is not the first time Capstone Turbine Corporation has sold their devices to pipeline companies in the Marcellus (see Calif. Microturbine Company Lands More Marcellus/Utica Customers). Capstone’s technology uses natural gas coming from the pipeline itself to power the generator that produces electricity used by compressor stations. That way, long and expensive-to-install electric lines don’t need to be run to compressor stations, which are mostly sited in rural locations, away from residential areas. It is a win/win for everyone! Here’s the exciting news that Capstone has just sold three more microturbines, with a combined capacity to produce 2.8 megawatts of electricity, to an unnamed midstream company in the Marcellus…

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