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ABB (ABB) - 22.72 -0.09

Canadian Solar (CSIQ) - 35.28 ↑ 0.03

Capstone Turbine (CPST) - 1.24 -0.02

Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) - 679.96 ↑ 2.12

Daqo New Energy (DQ) - 34.23 ↑ 0.92

First Solar (FSLR) - 69.84 ↑ 0.69

General Electric (GE) - 25.98 -0.03

Hannon Armstrong (HASI) - 14.37 ↑ 0.01

Hanwha SolarOne (HSOL) - 2.17 -0.02

JA Solar (JASO) - 9.24 ↑ 0.10

Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) - 10.34 -0.03

NRG, Inc. (NRG) - 30.68 ↑ 0.20

NRG Yield, Inc. (NYLD) - 54.24 ↑ 0.21

Ormat (ORA) - 27.34 ↑ 0.02

Pattern Energy Group (PEGI) - 32.16 ↑ 0.31

SolarCity (SCTY) - 69.31 ↑ 0.68

SunEdison (SUNE) - 22.15 ↑ 0.06

SunPower (SPWR) - 38.29 ↑ 0.24

TerraForm Power (TERP) - 31.04 -0.02

Tesla (TSLA) - 271.50 ↑ 7.64

TransAlta Renewables, Inc. (RNW) - 11.34 ↑ 0.00

Trina Solar (TSL) - 12.56 -0.02

U.S. Geothermal (HTM) - 0.61 -0.01

Whole Foods Market (WFM) - 39.11 -0.07

Yingli Green Energy (YGE) - 3.37 ↑ 0.04

Capstone Turbine (NASDAQ:CPST) Lands Singapore Deal

Modern Energy Roundup - April 4, 2012

By Jeff Siegel   

Capstone Turbine (NASDAQ:CPST) announced this morning that it picked up a sale in Singapore for its C1000 microturbine unit. The microturbine is being sold to N&N Agriculture, which is one of Asia's biggest high-tech egg farms. Biogas generated from animal waste will be used to fuel the unit.

Although this is only one order, Capstone's continued expansion into Asian markets is a bullish indicator for the company.

Capstone tends to be one of those stocks that's a hit with traders. When it falls into the $1.10 to $1.20 range, short interest heats up. Historically that short interest will stick around until a few more orders come in. Capstone has a tendency to pick up new orders every month or two. I've played this one many times before – jumping in below $1.10, then waiting it out for a series of new deals to push it back up to around the $1.40 level. What can I say? When it comes to making money, I'm a creature of habit. Not sure how Capstone will perform today, though. Given the way the broader market looks in pre-market, this announcement could fall in deaf ears. But I'm still a buyer at these levels.

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