GENERAL RELEASE AND SEPARATION AGREEMENT
This General Release and Separation Agreement (“Agreement”) is entered into by and between
Capstone Turbine Corporation (“Capstone”) on the one hand, and Leigh Estus (“Employee”), on the other hand.
Capstone and Employee shall be referred to herein, collectively, as the “Parties.” Employee enters into this
Agreement in accordance with Section 4.04 of the 2002 Capstone Turbine Corporation Severance Pay Plan (the
“Plan”) and in exchange and consideration for the applicable severance payment for which Employee is eligible to
receive under the Plan, which in the case of Employee is $115,450.01 (the “Severance Payment”). The
Severance Payment will be paid in accordance with Section 4.03 of the Plan which currently provides for
payment in the same manner as Capstone’s regular payroll practices.
1. Employee’s last day of employment will be December 1, 2008 at which time Employee will be
paid all regular payroll earnings and accrued vacation through that date.
2. Employee agrees and warrants that, as of the time of execution of this Agreement, he/she has
not filed any complaints, Charges, applications, grievances, or lawsuits against Capstone with any governmental
agency or court, including, but not limited to, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the United States
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the California
Superior Court or the United States District Court, or in any other forum whatsoever.
3. Employee warrants and represents that he/she has not heretofore assigned or transferred, or
purported to assign or transfer, to any person or entity, any claim or portion thereof, or interest therein, which
Employee may have against Capstone. Employee agrees to indemnify, defend and hold Capstone harmless from
and against any and all claims, based on or arising out of any such assignment or transfer, or purported
assignment or tr