Capstone Turbine Names PFI Energy & Ecology Its Distributor in Argentina

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Oct. 6, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, has named PFI Energy & Ecology S.A. its distributor in Argentina.

Established in 2008 in Buenos Aires, PFI Energy & Ecology S.A. provides turn-key power solutions to customers operating landfills, wastewater treatment plants and agricultural operations. PFI offers complete engineering, manufacturing and project management services to customers.

"The government in Argentina wants to diversify energy resources, minimize negative impacts on the environment and make energy services available to the entire population," said Jim Crouse, Capstone's Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. "Capstone products and services are an ideal solution to help the government meet its goals."

"PFI's work with biogas over the years, especially in the landfill and agriculture industries, is extensive," said Daniel Aleman, President, PFI Energy & Ecology S.A. "Our deep knowledge of Argentina's energy issues, combined with the solutions Capstone energy systems offer, means our clients have a range of options available to ensure reliable, environmentally friendly on-site power."

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 more than 4,000 Capstone MicroTurbine(R) 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 9001:2000 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, Milan, Nottingham, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.

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This press release contains "forward-looking statements," as that term is used in the federal securities laws, about the advantages of our products and their ability to help the Argentine government meet its goals. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as "expects," "objective," "intend," "targeted," "plan" and similar phrases. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties described in Capstone's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission that may cause Capstone's actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied in such statements. Capstone cautions readers not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. Capstone undertakes no obligation, and specifically disclaims any obligation, to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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