MGE UPS and Capstone Turbine Announce Marketing Agreement

August 29, 1999 by Jeff Shepard

MGE UPS Systems (Costa Mesa, CA) announced that it has signed an agreement with Capstone Turbine Corp. (Chatsworth, CA). The agreement states that MGE will market UPSs with microturbine power generation as a viable option for businesses that have critical power quality and reliability needs. MGE plans to utilize Capstone microturbines in a variety of turnkey, scalable, power-generating UPS solutions.

“MGE has expressed that integration of long-term or continuous onsite power production with onsite energy storage may have a significant impact on the power quality/reliability market. As the nation’s dominant supplier of power reliability products, MGE’s recognition of Capstone's microturbines as fitting their market segments is significant,” said Dr. Ake Almgren, president and CEO of Capstone Turbine.