ACT News 2017

Capstone Microturbine

Capstone Kenworth: CNG Drives a Turbine

September 7, 2017 in CNG, delivery vehicles, Electric Drive, EVs, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

TransPower Integration of a Corvus Battery Pack
Driving JJE Motors in Reefer Vehicle for Deliveries,
Agility CNG Tanks Fuel Electricity-Generating Turbine 

Capstone has released details about a CNG microturbine-powered Class 7 Kenworth T370 configured for battery-electric or series hybrid electric operation, intended as a delivery vehicle. Recently completed track testing has confirmed both high-speed performance as well as operation on 20% grades, the company says. updated September 12

Capstone Order for 16 Microturbine Units

November 30, 2016 in Energy E&P, HHP by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Follow-On for Customer in the Mancos and Gallup Shales
Is Said to Be Good News for the Oil & Gas Business Sector

Capstone Turbine has reported its largest oil and gas sector order in nearly a year: 16 gas-fueled microturbines for a repeat customer in the Mancos and Gallup shale areas of the San Juan Basin.

Capstone to Show Walmart Truck

August 18, 2015 in Companies, event, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Concept Vehicle Is a Hybrid Electric with Fuel-Versatile Microturbine

Capstone Turbine Corp will display the hybrid electric tractor from the Peterbilt-based Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience concept truck at its annual stockholder meeting in Chatsworth, Calif. on Thursday, August 27.

Walmart to Make Wave at MATS

March 25, 2014 in Hybrids, MATS 2014, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Series Hybrid Peterbilt with Capstone Turbine, Parker Hannifin Motors

A Walmart truck with a series hybrid electric drive is to be shown by development partner Great Dane Trailers at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville this week.

UQM, Capstone for Denver MallRide

April 9, 2013 in CNG, Electric Drive, EVs, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

UQM Motors and Controllers to Extend Life of CNG Hybrids,
Which Are Soon to Be Replaced by DesignLine Diesel Hybrids

Colorado’s UQM Technologies reports an order from the Denver Regional Transportation District for PowerPhase Select brand electric generators and motor controllers to “refresh” the agency’s CNG-fueled, series hybrid electric MallRide buses. updated April 11

  • Archives