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Best Whole House Generators - 4 Are Generac

October 3, 2022

Whether you have a large home or property and want to untie yourself from the grid, or simply want to keep more than only your essential appliances operating on a portable or standby generator that’ll eventually peter out a few...


Why California Residents Suddenly Can't Charge Their Electric Vehicles

September 28, 2022

California is suffering from a collection of naturally-occurring hazards. Extensive droughts have affected the state considerably, leaving many local government leaders to issue energy-conservation notices. As the Labor Day weekend begins, traffic will be even more troublesome than ever for...


What To Do And Not Do During A Hurricane

September 22, 2022

During a hurricane When a Watch is issued: This means storm conditions are possible and could reach your location within 48 hours or less. Although a watch does not guarantee your location will be hit, it’s still best to prepare...


Top Tips for Home Generator Battery Maintenance

September 16, 2022

Unless you have owned a generator before, it’s likely you don’t know a lot about generator battery maintenance. Yet, this is an important part of battery ownership. To get the best performance and greatest longevity from your battery, you must...


How Often Should I Change the Batteries on my Generator?

September 14, 2022

A common question asked by our customers is “how often should I change my portable generator batteries”? The batteries need to be changed between 24 and 36 months – every 2 to 3 years. In a lot of cases we...


Business Generator Batteries Role & Maintenance

September 5, 2022

Batteries are an essential piece of a generator set. Numerous generator specialist co-ops report the most widely recognized explanation behind generator disappointment is a fizzled battery. This article will give data on styles of batteries accessible, battery association (numerous batteries),...


The Importance of Proper Battery Maintenance

September 2, 2022

Sometimes it’s the smallest components or the ones that you take for granted that can be the most important pieces in the entire complex machine. This is especially true for generators. It may surprise you to learn that when a...


Ideal Time to Install a Standby Generator is During New Home Construction

August 29, 2022

The new home construction process is the easiest and most affordable time to install a Generac standby generator. When it’s installed during the wiring of the house, it allows the homeowner to save substantially on installation costs. Add these savings...


KOHLER Portable Generators: Stay Up to Date and Keep the Power On

August 22, 2022

Get instant power, anywhere. This beast can back up your home or power a campsite without breaking a sweat. Customize it to fit your needs. Pro-Grade Engine. This portable generator is powered by a KOHLER® Command PRO engine, designed for...


Portable Generators for Home and Recreation

August 19, 2022

Get the power you need, when and where you need it. Generac’s portable power products let you take your power with you, wherever you want to go. From the smallest power inverters to 17,500 watt portable generators - among the...


Diesel Mobile Generator: Quiet, Easy Power in a Compact Package

August 15, 2022

The MDG25IF4 mobile diesel generator from Generac Mobile provides three-phase 25kVA prime power in a compact cabinet. The new cabinet design enables maximum space and transport efficiency while making the generator easy to maneuver and tow. The Final Tier 4...


Generators for Gas Stations During a Power Outage

August 8, 2022

During a power outage, gas sales increase. Whether people need gas to get to work, continue on a long road trip, or need a quick snack, they rely on gas stations to refuel their car and their stomachs. A gas...


Backup Power for Restaurants: What Size Generator is Needed for a Restaurant?

August 2, 2022

Power outages happen at any time, without warning. Construction workers hit power lines, car accidents knock down power poles, and storms wipe out electricity. To keep your workers and diners safe, as well as to protect your investment, you must...


Emergency Power Generators for Your Home During Severe Hot & Cold Weather

July 26, 2022

Any kind of weather can interrupt the fragile chain of electricity connecting your house to the power station. The right home generator can keep all of your essential and favorite electronic items working. Emergency Power A home generator can keep...


Industrial Generators for Industrial Applications

July 18, 2022

Generac generators provide innovative power solutions for a variety of commercial, industrial and life critical applications. Diverse generator options, high-tech mobile products as well as cutting-edge transfer switches and accessories complementing a distinguished product cataloge ensure power is always available,...


Installing a Generator in Your Apartment Building? Here's What You Need to Know

July 12, 2022

Owners of countless residential buildings in even unaffected areas are rethinking their game plans when it comes to installing backup generators and relocating existing mechanical equipment. Taking on such a project is no easy task. Here is some insight and...


Power Generators for Construction Sites

July 7, 2022

If you are a construction contractor, the electricity you need to power all your equipment is not readily available. A renovation project needs electricity, but you do not have access to it. Portable generators are the best option. The size...


Generators for Healthcare: Two Natural Solutions

July 1, 2022

Two Natural Solutions Bi-Fuel is a great option for healthcare facilities because it provides the best of both worlds. You meet the on-site fuel requirements of NEC 700 and NFPA 110 because you have a diesel storage tank, but obtain...


Emergency Backup Power Systems in Assisted Care Facilities Ensure Safety and Comfort

June 27, 2022

It’s no secret our population is getting older. Projections by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation indicate that by 2030, global female life expectancy will be 85.3 years and male life expectancy will be 78.1 years. This means more...


South Shore Generator Sales & Services: 2022 Best Places To Work Honoree

June 24, 2022

South Shore Generator Sales & Service 2696 Cranberry Hwy #A, Wareham 508-295-7336 Company Culture: Employees’ opinions and ideas are often requested so the company can improve business processes and the way we work. This makes the team feel...


Standby Power for Restaurants

June 21, 2022

When people want to unwind and don’t feel like cooking, they come to local restaurants to enjoy a good meal and maybe a few drinks. You can be that place to unwind during a power outage if you have a...


Sizing a Generator for a Commercial Building

June 17, 2022

Whether it’s a home or office, consistency in power supply is a must. Particularly when you’re running the business in a commercial building, installing a good generator is a crucial part of your entire business plan. Commercial Vs. Residential Generator:...


Business Continuity: Is Your Business Ready?

June 13, 2022

A business continuity plan is essential for all companies. When your business’ ability to operate is compromised, it can cost you money. Lost revenues plus extra expenses can seriously deplete profits. And while your insurance may cover your losses, it...


Prepare for Hurricane Season

June 13, 2022

Creating and carrying out your hurricane preparedness plan doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are some tips to help you create a plan that works for your household. 1. Determine Your Risk The first step in preparing for any storm...


Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

June 7, 2022

Hurricanes are dangerous and can cause major damage from storm surge, wind damage, rip currents and flooding. They can happen along any U.S. coast or in any territory in the Atlantic or Pacific oceans. Storm surge historically is the leading...


Kohler Air-Cooled, Three-Phase Generator for Light Commercial Use

May 26, 2022

Kohler® Generators offers an air-cooled, three-phase generator specifically designed for businesses seeking a more economical, space-saving alternative to traditional liquid-cooled, three-phase generators. The KOHLER 14/20 kW provides award-winning performance and dependability in a smaller, budget-friendly design. An air-cooled, three-phase generator...


Generators Case study: How one local business weathered a widespread power outage a few years ago

May 23, 2022

Where were you when the lights went out that March a few years ago? If you’re like many people, during that storm you were at home. Eventually, when the lack of power at home was too much and went out...


Features to Look for in a Home Generator

May 20, 2022

REMOTE MONITORING Monitor your standby generator right from your smartphone with our OnCue® Plus app, available on Apple and Android devices. NO REFUELING Standby generators run on your home's natural gas or LP. No refueling or extension cords, just clean,...


Home Backup Power for Possible Outages this Summer

May 16, 2022

A permanently installed Generac home backup generator protects your home automatically. It runs on natural gas or liquid propane (LP) fuel, and sits outside just like a central air conditioning unit. A home backup generator delivers power directly to your...


Kohler Generator Perfect for Small Business

May 9, 2022

The 6 kW Generator is made for renewable energy, including solar power or other remote applications. The KOHLER 6VSG battery-charging generator efficiently charges battery banks when renewable energy sources can't keep up with demand. If your battery charge drops below...


Complete a Written Plan - Hurricane Preparedness

May 7, 2022

The time to prepare for a hurricane is NOW, before the season begins. Once you’re under pressure, having a written plan will take the guesswork out of what you need to do to protect you and your family. Know where...


Help Your Neighbor - Hurricane Preparedness

May 6, 2022

Many people rely on their neighbors after a disaster, but there are also many ways you can help your neighbors before a hurricane approaches. Learn about all the different actions your community can take to prepare and recover from the...


Strengthen Your Home - Hurricane Preparedness

May 5, 2022

There's a lot you can do around your home to help protect it from hurricane winds. Take action now before hurricane season begins. Have the proper plywood, steel or aluminum panels to board up the windows and doors. Remember, the...


Get an Insurance Checkup - Hurricane Preparedness

May 4, 2022

This Hurricane Preparedness Week, call your insurance company or agent and ask for an insurance checkup to make sure you have enough homeowners insurance to repair or even replace your home...and remember, standard homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flooding. Whether you’re...


Assemble Disaster Supplies - Hurricane Preparedness

May 3, 2022

Just having enough supplies to make it through a hurricane isn’t enough. You need plenty to make it through what could be a LONG recovery period too. Water and electricity could be out for a week or more. Have enough...


Configuring Gensets to Meet Application Needs: Generac Webinar Series

May 2, 2022

To ensure you are configuring the perfect power solution, it is critical you specific the appropriate options and accessories for the generator set. During this 30-minute webinar, our industry expert will walk through what is on the market and what...


Develop an Evacuation Plan - Hurricane Preparedness

May 2, 2022

Take some time this week - Hurricane Preparedness Week - to make sure you have a hurricane evacuation plan. The first thing you need to do is find out if you live in a storm surge hurricane evacuation zone or...


Determine Your Risk - Hurricane Preparedness

May 1, 2022

The threats from hurricanes to you and your family can vary widely depending on where you live. It’s not just those along the coast that can experience significant, life-threatening impacts. Evaluate what you need to do to protect your home...


Hurricane Preparedness Week Kick-Off

April 30, 2022

It only takes one storm to change your life and community. Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena. If you live in an area prone to tropical cyclones, you need to be prepared. Learn how during Hurricane...


Generator Motor Starting 101

April 29, 2022

Generators often struggle with starting larger motors and managing the associated voltage and frequency dips. This webinar will explore the details of motor starting that drive generator sizing program results. We will also explore ways to reduce motor LRA requirements...


What's a Commercial Generator?

April 25, 2022

A standby commercial generator keeps your power on and your business open during an outage. It’s installed outside your business (like an AC unit) and comes on automatically — whether you’re open or closed. All within seconds of a power...


Mobile Generators: Take Power Wherever You Want

April 22, 2022

Quiet, reliable KOHLER® mobile generators give you dependable diesel power, from remote construction sites to public events to storm recovery. They’re built to withstand the elements and run for long hours in prime and standby applications. 35REOZT4, 60 Hz, Diesel,...


Mobile Generators for Construction

April 18, 2022

Generac 7676 GP8000E Portable Generator for Construction Features: Watts: 8,000 running watts Runtime: 11 hours Fuel type: Gasoline Construction workers use many power tools daily. As a result, they need reliable generators to consistently power these tools throughout the day,...


Autonomous Electricity for Events with the Right Mobile Generators

April 11, 2022

When planning an event, you simply need things to work well, without fail. From initial coordination through installation and on-site support, Kohler Generators are prepared to deliver. Whether it's electrical needs for a festival for attendees numbering in the tens...


Generac Generators for Events

April 5, 2022

Keep Your Event Running Smoothly We provide mobile solutions to help power a variety of events. From festivals to fairs and even large golf outings, Generac generators are built for long lasting use. Our products for events include: Fuel efficient...


KOHLER Generators: Hurricane Testing

March 28, 2022

If you need industrial generators that stand up to hurricanes, KOHLER is the only choice. But don’t take our word for it, see for yourself.


KD Series Tier 4 Certified Generators Meet Emissions Standards

March 21, 2022

KOHLER® KD Series generators are built to meet every emission standard on earth. No matter where you’re located. No matter what your requirements, KD Series generators will provide reliable backup power when you need it most. We can help you...


Backup Power for Data Centers: Choosing Generac MPS

March 17, 2022

Back it up with Generac's MPS Generac’s proven Modular Power System (MPS) for paralleling generators offers data centers the power, redundancy, scalability, and safety required. One of the key advantages is that you can specify the backup system for the...


Backup Generators for Restaurants

March 14, 2022

When people want to unwind and don’t feel like cooking, they come to local restaurants to enjoy a good meal and maybe a few drinks. You can be that place to unwind during a power outage if you have a...


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Whether your need is to power your business to keep on your production schedule or your home to keep your family safe and sound;.South Shore Generator has the product diversity to meet all of your generator requirements. We are proud to sell and service generators from 2kW to 2000kW single set units and up to as large as 100MW utilizing Generac's innovative Modular Power Systems (MPS).

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