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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 needed. Previously, most generators provided enough current to charge a … Continue reading

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Home Generator Power Management

Two types of generators supply power to a home during a power outage. A standby generator is permanently installed in conjunction with a automatic transfer switch. If utility power is interrupted, the generator starts and the transfer switch automatically supplies … Continue reading

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Generators: A Necessary Appliance for Every Household

In the United States, electrification of households began around 1905. By 1930, 70 percent of all U.S. homes located in cities had electricity. The Rural Electrification Act of 1936 provided for the distribution of power to rural farms and homes, … Continue reading

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