Capstone Secures Large 6MW Follow-On Order From Prominent Mid-Atlantic Natural Gas Producer

Capstone Secures Large 6MW Follow-On Order From Prominent Mid-Atlantic Natural
Gas Producer

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capstone Turbine
Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world's leading clean
technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, today announced a
substantial follow-on order for an additional six megawatts from a prominent
interstate pipeline and midstream company in the Mid-Atlantic area in the
United States. The new order includes six Capstone C1000 Power Packages for
three separate locations.

E-Finity Distributed Generation, the Capstone microturbine distributor for the
Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S., secured the follow on order.

The order will provide prime power to three additional liquid stripping
facilities located in West Virginia's remote northern panhandle and is a
follow-on order from two C1000 Power Packages and two C600 Power Packages the
company recently purchased in early July.

The natural gas fueled turbines will be used to power propane stripping
equipment at the sites. Each site will have a 900 horsepower refrigeration
compressor and several large condenser fans. Capstone turbines have a proven
track record of powering large motors at remote sites throughout the
Marcellus, Utica and Eagle Ford shale plays. The industry leading natural gas
pipeline company will rely solely on Capstone's clean power to meet their
production quotas at the remote plants.

"Capstone's proven track record of producing ultra low emission and low
maintenance generators for the oil and gas industry that are extremely
reliable is exemplified by this prominent natural gas company's rapid adoption
and deployment of the Capstone technology," said Jim Bondi, E-Finity's
Director of Operations.

The Capstone units, which are scheduled to be operational in November, were
chosen over the local power grid because of availability and cost. In some
areas, the grid is miles away and build out would be cost prohibitive and take
several months. E-Finity's Applications Team will be working closely with the
customer and their engineers to finalize the design quickly in order to meet
the customer's deadline.

"This second order will bring the customer's total fleet up to 9.2MW in the
West Virginia area," said Jim Crouse, Capstone's Executive Vice President of
Sales and Marketing. "This significant follow-on order from another new oil
and gas customer is a great example of how Capstone is quickly becoming an
industry leader in providing clean-and-green energy in the U.S. and global oil
and gas markets."

About Capstone Turbine Corporation

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST) is the
world's leading producer of low-emission microturbine systems and was the
first to market commercially viable microturbine energy products. Capstone
Turbine has shipped approximately 7,000 Capstone Microturbine systems to
customers worldwide. These award-winning systems have logged millions of
documented runtime operating hours. Capstone Turbine is a member of the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency's Combined Heat and Power Partnership, which
is committed to improving the efficiency of the nation's energy infrastructure
and reducing emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases. A UL-Certified ISO
9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified company, Capstone is headquartered in
the Los Angeles area with sales and/or service centers in the New York Metro
Area, Mexico City, Nottingham, Shanghai and Singapore.

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in the federal securities laws, about the environmental advantages and
reliability of our products and the use of our products in the oil and gas
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