Definitions

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  • n. A small turbine, usually a gas turbine.

Etymologies

micro- +‎ turbine (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The microturbine is a technology for which the potential generating cost using low-cost residues is low enough (see table A10. 1) to make the technology quite attractive for selling electricity into the grid.

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  • (Nasdaq: CPST) is pushing traditional hybrid electric vehicle barriers with the introduction of the CMT-380, a high performance hybrid electric supercar powered by traditional batteries and an untraditional ultra low emission range extending microturbine, which is essentially like having an ultra-clean and quiet jet engine under the hood.

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  • The microturbine is a 30 kW device that can burn either diesel or iodiesel and doesn't need any aftertreatments to meet the 2010

    Autoblog Green

  • The microturbine is a 30 kW device that can burn either diesel or

    Autoblog Green

  • Commercial electrochemically machined pieces, like this microturbine for a water pump, use sophisticated electronics to monitor the current flow and carve precise pieces [right].

    Boing Boing

  • When the sun has set for the day or if it is cloudy, biodiesel, natural gas, or bio fuels can be used to run the microturbine, which then drives the electric turbine.

    World’s First Hybrid Solar Power Plant Opens in Israel | Inhabitat

  • The hybrid part of the plant allows for on-demand power due to its inline microturbine.

    World’s First Hybrid Solar Power Plant Opens in Israel | Inhabitat

  • The bill also contained just under $1.3 billion for energy conservation incentives, including tax credits for homeowners who install certain energy-saving equipment or businesses that install stationary microturbine power plants.

    Stacking the Deck

  • CAPSTONE TURBINE Corp. (Chatsworth, Calif.) -- This manufacturer of microturbine systems appointed Edward Reich executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Feb. 11.

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  • Soon afterward, the authority found out that the city was instituting a more onerous procedure, in which the Fire Department would have to review the new specific make and model of any microturbine that would be installed in order to make sure that it did not pose a fire hazard.

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