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Happy New Year from South Shore Generator

December 26, 2017

Happy New Year from South Shore Generator. We would like to thank our customers, friends, family, and community for allowing our business to be part of your lives in 2017. We wish all of you a wonderful and prosperous 2018!...


Winter Generator Usage: Home and Business Owners Need to Keep Safety in Mind

December 18, 2017

Generators are critical during severe weather events, when the power can go out, as well as bringing power to remote job sites and in disaster recovery and emergencies. As we move into the upcoming "snow season", a time when electricity...


Industrial Generators: Purchase and Installation

December 11, 2017

IBHS recommends retaining an expert with extensive experience with all types of generators to assist with choosing the design and installation of the right generator; specific attention should be paid to the applications required to meet your business needs. IBHS...


Facts about Portable Generators and Permanent Generators

December 4, 2017

Portable generators are less expensive to purchase and install than permanent (standby) generators. Without a supplemental fuel supply, they have a relatively short run-time and may need to be refueled several times a day during a prolonged power outage. Most...


Industrial Generators for Business Preparedness Planning

November 27, 2017

Generators are an integral part of the preparedness planning process for businesses of every size and can greatly reduce business disruption when normal power is interrupted. Power outages resulting from unpredictable weather, man-made or natural disasters, or site-specific events can...


Standby or Backup Power Solutions For Data Centers or Mission Critical Facilities

November 13, 2017

The standard backup solutions include standby generators and UPS systems. IT is critical to ensure that the standby generators are not overloaded under all failure conditions. Additionally, the generator must perform properly under all failure modes harmonic distortions. The engineer...


Common Data Center Surprises

November 6, 2017

Appropriate technologies and best practice tips can help data center managers and consulting-specifying engineers prepare for the unexpected. Below is a list of 10 common surprises for data center managers and tips on how to be prepared for them. The...


Generac Expands Innovative Line of Power Series Transfer Switches

October 30, 2017

Introducing a new line of automatic transfer switches has allowed Generac Power Systems to expand its current product offering and improve the safety of operators and technicians in the field. The next wave of Power Series transfer switches, which include...


The Use of Natural Gas Generators, Is Natural Gas or Diesel More Acceptable in MA?

October 23, 2017

Generac Industrial Power recently attended the 2017 NFPA conference in Boston, Mass. to discuss the use of natural gas generators in emergency system applications with the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) community. The reliability of natural gas as fuel for emergency...


How the Internet Kept Running During The Hurricanes

October 16, 2017

At one node of the industrial backbone that keeps the internet running, employees sheltered from the worst of Hurricane Irma in a stairwell of a seven-story building in downtown Miami. When the power had gone out, diesel generators instantly kicked...


Generator Solutions for the Telecommunications Industry

October 10, 2017

The Power to protect your bottom line For more than 50 years, Generac’s main focus has been providing dependable backup power solutions. And for the last three decades, we have deployed tens of thousands of standby power products to telecommunications...


New Kohler Portable Generator Allows You to Select From 3 Different Fuel Types

October 2, 2017

Expanding the company’s alternative fuels offering, KOHLER is introducing a Tri-Fuel Conversion Kit. Designed to pair with KOHLER’s new PRO9.0 portable generator, the kit enables the PRO9.0 to run on three different fuel types: gasoline, propane or natural gas. Users...


Factors to Consider When Installing Industrial Generators

September 25, 2017

There are hundreds, or possibly thousands, of federal, state, local and municipal codes that may impact the location of an industrial generator. This makes it critical to work with local professionals who are aware of the codes and as well...


Generac Industrial Power Generators for More Reliability

September 18, 2017

Generac power generation has cutting-edge product development, a network of experienced dealers, and an in-house customer support team. Generac’s singularity of focus and commitment to providing reliable power solutions is unmatched in the industry. It’s a commitment that’s easy to...


Gas Generators for Industrial Power Systems

September 13, 2017

Gas Generators can be custom-made to meet your needs with purpose-built solutions for every application. Protect your critical power applications with the generators that are proven to work. Custom-tailored to your specifications. And engineered to provide you with consistent, reliable...


Mobile Generators: Power To Go

September 12, 2017

Quiet, reliable KOHLER® mobile generators give you dependable power anywhere, from remote construction sites to public events to storm recovery. Tough to the core, they’re built to withstand the elements and run for long hours in prime and standby applications....


Diesel Generators are Built for the Most Critical Jobs

September 5, 2017

Think about the most important places in the world: hospitals, airports, data centers, water treatment plants, etc. Those are the places we protect. The ones that absolutely have to have power—no matter what. And with diesel generators ranging from 10...


KD Series Industrial Generators Are Built for Critical Jobs

August 29, 2017

REVOLUTIONARY AND RELIABLE With almost a century of engineering know-how behind it, our G-Drive engines are built with an eye on the future – designed to last for decades to come. KOHLER engineers, tests and fits every single component. And...


A Matter of Time: Factors That Add Up To Time Savings With Natural Gas Generators

August 25, 2017

On-site backup power technology has become a top priority for many organizations. Now more than ever, the maintenance of these backup power systems is also a top priority when it comes to the scarce availability of human time. A generator...


KOHLER Diesel Generators

August 21, 2017

Equipped with their own latest-generation engines, KD SERIES generating sets provide reliable solutions, characterized by low fuel consumption, extended maintenance intervals and an unequalled compactness for a wide range of applications as health, data center, airports, industry and power plants....


High Power Industrial Generators Powered by Diesel

August 14, 2017

KD SERIES is the newest line of generators powered with advanced KOHLER diesel engines. The generator sets unprecedented power density make this new line ideal for needs which are constantly more demanding. With a wide range of powers (800-4200 kVA...


Generac Offers a Full Line of Industrial Generators

August 8, 2017

Generac Power Systems offers a large kW product line with power generators and integrated paralleling control. Regularly models receive system upgrades, improving performance, functionality, and competitiveness. Generac offers the 750 kW, 900 kW, and 1500 kW diesel generators in its...


Assistance with Your Back-Up Portable Power Plan with Generac

July 31, 2017

Generac is continuously offering new programs to provide assistance to engineers, contractors, and members of the industrial design community. The entire team of engineers and technical experts are available to you. To make it easier for you to reach out,...


Kohler Diesel Mobile Generator

July 25, 2017

Kohler Power Systems offers a robust line of diesel-powered mobile generators. In particular, the 55REOZT4 offers customizable options to meet the varying needs of end users and features Kohler’s unmatched quality, reliability and flexibility. The 55REOZT4 is a great addition...


Industrial Generators for Industrial-Sized Applications - Wareham, MA

July 17, 2017

The Value of Offering Design Flexibility From single set generators to paralleled solutions and Modular Power Systems, Generac backup power applications provide diverse fueling options to meet the unique needs of today’s big businesses Watch the video below for more...


Best Portable Generator for Camping

July 11, 2017

You should go camping to escape the noise and confusion of the city. However, you need to prepare in advance to ensure that your camping trip is a success. One of the vital items in your camping kit should be...


Best Portable Generators for Home

July 3, 2017

Portable generators are the best alternative power sources for preparing your family for emergencies. The simplest backup power systems are gas-powered portable generators. The biggest benefit of this approach is that you can run your refrigerator and lights during power...


Best Lightweight Portable Generators

June 26, 2017

The best lightweight portable generators can give you all the power you need for good times in the great outdoors. With a complete line of lightweight portable generators from twenty pounds to sixty pounds, you are presented with convenient choice....


How to Choose the Best Diesel Portable Generators

June 19, 2017

Generator Type, Size, and Load Pattern You should always start your selection by considering the right type and size. You should do this with respect to the types of loads. Remember, not all appliances would consume power consistently or in...


Stationary Generators and Portable Generators: What You Need to Know

June 9, 2017

Stationary Generators These units cost more money and should be installed by a pro (so factor in labor costs). An experienced electrician can help with town or municipal permits, noise restrictions, and proper location. These start automatically when the power...


What Size and Type of Back Up Generator Do You Need?

June 6, 2017

Portable When the power goes out, you have to start up a gas-powered portable generator and plug it into your appliances or a subpanel. Portable generators cost $500 to $1,500 depending on power output. Standby These generators are powered by...


Make Portable Power More Convenient with a Manual Transfer Switch Panel

May 30, 2017

To use a portable generator without the hassle of running extension cords, install a manual transfer switch subpanel off your main circuit panel and install a dedicated inlet to power the subpanel (installing the subpanel is complex; not a DIY...


Customer Service Specialist Employment Opportunity - Wareham MA

May 25, 2017

Customer Service Specialist Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Answer in-bound calls (up to 50/day or more during times of high demand) from customers and technicians and answer questions over the phone. Gather and prepare documentation regarding repairs and maintenance. Troubleshoot with...


How to Choose the Best Power Generator – Wareham, MA

May 23, 2017

Below are the pros and cons of two types of emergency electrical generators—the portable type and the larger standby type—and tell you how to decide between them. Emergency generators: Two options With the American power grid becoming less reliable every...


Add a Portable Generator to Your Boat and Expand Your Boating Options

May 16, 2017

When mariners gather for a discussion about all things boating, a topic that often comes up relates to generators. The generator discussion usually reveals some level of confusion among participants. Some are confused about how powerful their generators should be...


Add a Portable Generator to Your Boat and Expand Your Boating Options – Wareham, MA

May 16, 2017

When mariners gather for a discussion about all things boating, a topic that often comes up relates to generators. The generator discussion usually reveals some level of confusion among participants. Some are confused about how powerful their generators should be...


Choosing the Best Portable Generators for Boats – Wareham, MA

May 9, 2017

When choosing the best portable generators for boats you should take into consideration a number of things, including: the fuel type, portability, whisper-quiet operation, startup methods, fuel tank capacity, runtime at half load, and low-oil shutoff among other features. Before...


Generators for Boats: What to Look For? Wareham, MA

April 24, 2017

INVERTER OR GENERATOR? Inverters change the DC power of the boat's batteries into AC power. They're compact and quiet but limited in output by the size of your bank of batteries and by the alternator's ability to keep up with...


How Does a Standby Generator Work? - Wareham, MA

April 11, 2017

Watch the video to see an onsite demonstration of how a standby generator works for you. Starting with the transfer switch, the entire process will only take 10 seconds. For more information on standby generators, contact South Shore Generator in...


What Size and Type of Back Up Generator Do You Need? Wareham, MA

April 6, 2017

Portable. When the power goes out, you have to start up a gas-powered portable generator and plug it into your appliances or a subpanel. Portable generators cost $500 to $1,500 depending on power output. Standby. These generators are powered by...


Size Up Your Generator Needs - Wareham, MA

April 4, 2017

Even if it is a milder hurricane season this year, one tropical storm can inflict a lot of damage. So, how to size a generator and use it safely? The experts at Consumer Reports say to pick a model with...


Generac Generators: Get Prepared for Any Type of Power Outage - Wareham MA

March 27, 2017

When the storm hits, you're powerless. No refrigerator, no anti-theft systems, no computers, no lights. With Generac, your family stays safe. Powered by natural gas or propane, there are no extension cords to deal with. No matter what knocks out...


The Right Size Generator for Your Home – Wareham, MA

March 13, 2017

Add up the items you need to power before making your choice Power outages are often the collateral damage of severe snow and rain storms and other acts of nature. After you've experienced a few you're more likely to consider...


Stationary or Portable Generator? – Wareham, MA

March 6, 2017

Your power needs, spending power, and ability to roll out the generator when it’s needed are chief criteria for choosing what’s best. The choice boils down to cost vs. convenience. If you want to be ready for any power outage...


New Kohler Residential/Light Commercial Generator – Wareham, MA

February 27, 2017

Kohler ®Generators has a 30 kW standby generator that is designed for large homes and small businesses. The KOHLER 30RCL quickly restores power following an outage and features a robust 1,800-rpm liquid-cooled KOHLER® engine and patented noise-reduction technology that keeps...


Need a Generator? Wareham, MA

February 20, 2017

When a big storm is bearing down and you don’t have a generator, you may not have time to take all the safety precautions that are usually recommended such as hiring a pro to install a transfer switch and stocking...


Preparing Your Home for Snowstorms – Wareham, MA

February 13, 2017

The tradition continues, February in Massachusetts is snowy! Sudden severe winter weather can leave you scrambling for the tools and necessities to keep your family and your home safe during a winter snowstorm. Advance preparation and stocking up on necessities...


Tips from Kohler Generators for Keeping Your Home Safe During Extended Power Outages – Wareham, MA

January 30, 2017

Winter has arrived, which serves as an important reminder to homeowners about the importance of emergency planning. Severe winter weather can pack a powerful punch, so now's the time to mitigate the damage by prepping your home and family for...


Back-up Power is the Answer to Winter Storms – Wareham, MA

January 23, 2017

When it comes to storm prep, most people think about stocking up on food and water, picking up flashlights, or purchasing a battery-operated weather radio. One of the most overlooked items when it comes to being prepared at home is...


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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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