Capstone Turbine adds Western Energy Systems as distributor

Capstone Turbine Corp., a manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, has named Western Energy Systems its distributor in Northern California, Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. Headquartered in Brea, Calif., Western Energy Systems, part of Penn Energy Solutions and a subsidiary of Penn Power Group, is a clean tech, green business that provides comprehensive energy-efficient power generation equipment and service solutions. The firm has an extensive customer base along the West Coast. Capstone energy systems are used in combined heat and power and combined cooling, heating and power applications. The microturbines can operate on a variety of fuels, including natural gas, methane, diesel, biodiesel and propane.