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Cummins Power Generation Standby Generators for Homes and Businesses

The Cummins Power Generation line of standby generators at Norwall Power Systems offers 20-kilowatt and 13-kilowatt air-cooled models in various packages. Liquid-cooled models range in capacity from 20 to 60 … Continue reading

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Power Outage Frequency: How Reliable is the Power Grid?

Even though the United States is one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, the nation’s power grid is based on technology and equipment from the 1960s and … Continue reading

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Briggs & Stratton Elite 7000 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator

Steps to Secure Protect Portable Generators During Use

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, people who ran their generators indoors or too close to their home became a part of the storms sad statistics. Interviews with people sickened … Continue reading

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Portable Generators Power Up Outdoor Summer Activities

Summer is just around the corner and many folks are planning summer activities that include family reunions and ballpark tailgate parties, to camping trips and festivals. And whether your outdoor … Continue reading

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Portable Generator Facts to Consider Before Making a Purchase

Recently, a local store advertised an off-brand portable generator as the tool to have ready when the next power outage strikes or the world falls into chaos. It was also … Continue reading

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Kohler Power Systems—Residential and Commercial Standby Generators

Kohler Power Systems broke into manufacturing generators right after World War I to address a growing need for power in rural areas where power lines were scarce, but electricity was … Continue reading

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Christmas: Leaving Home for the Holidays

The week between Christmas and New Years is a perfect time for traveling and vacations. Kids have the week off, college students are home, and the holidays are a fun … Continue reading

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Portable Generator Use During Winter Storm Power Outages

This is only the first week of December, but already crews in southern states are working to repair the damage left behind by the ice storm that paralyzed travelers and … Continue reading

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Make Sure Your Generator is Ready for Winter

Winter brings colder temperatures and everything from ice storms to blizzards. Your standby or portable generator has to operate when you need it. In winter, that means starting and running … Continue reading

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Perform Your Own Power Grid Blackout Scenario

Federal authorities and electric utility companies are working together this week to simulate a national electric grid blackout. The purpose is to educate the Federal Government on what will happen … Continue reading

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