CAPSTONE TURBINE CORPORATION
SEVERANCE PAY PLAN AND
SUMMARY PLAN DESCRIPTION
Capstone Turbine Corporation (the "Company") hereby establishes, effective as of May 1, 2002, the 2002
Capstone Turbine Corporation Severance Pay Plan (the "Plan"), to provide severance pay benefits for eligible
employees whose employment is involuntarily terminated without cause, subject to the terms of the Plan. This
document serves as both the Plan document and the summary plan description of the Plan. Except as provided in
any individual written contracts, this Plan replaces and supercedes any formal or informal prior severance pay
plan, program or arrangement that may have covered you previously as an employee of the Company. The
purpose of this Plan is to assist associates in their transition to finding new employment, not to reward an
employee for years of service. Benefits paid to an employee hereunder are not earned or otherwise accrued by
PARTICIPATION IN THE PLAN
Full-time employees employed by the Company are eligible to receive benefits under the Plan, subject to its terms
(hereinafter referred to as "Eligible Employees"). For purposes herein, "full-time" employee means an employee
regularly scheduled to work 30 hours per week. Individuals who work for the Company as a temporary,
seasonal, intern, leased or independent contractor basis are expressly excluded from participation in this Plan.
Executives of the Company who are covered by another plan or contract are also excluded from this Plan. Full-
time employees employed by any Company subsidiary within the United States are also covered by this Plan.
An Eligible Employee is entitled to benefits under this Plan if, and only if, the Company without "Cause"
terminates his/her employment. For purposes herein, "Cause" shall mean violation of company policy, fraud,
willful malfeasance (or similar wrongful acts) and continuing (after notice) neglect