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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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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Modular Backup Power Systems Grow with Your Business

March 11, 2022

For Businesses Requiring More Power, Generac Modular Power System (MPS) is Designed to Grow When You Grow When you start your business, every capital investment you make is critical. Generac’s innovative Modular Power System (MPS) can provide the needed initial...

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Backup Generators for Powering Municipal Government

March 7, 2022

For more than 50 years, Kohler has provided backup power to every branch of federal, state and local governments. We understand your specialized backup power requirements. That’s why we provide you with dedicated account managers who live and breathe government...

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Generators for Water Treatment Facilities

February 28, 2022

Demand is increasing and so are regulations. Here's what you need to know. WATER TREATMENT IS EVOLVING QUICKLY. The demand for safe water is growing rapidly. And as water consumption doubles globally every 20 years, individuals and municipalities are more...

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Gaseous Generators for Oil and Gas

February 21, 2022

With over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Generac Mobile understands the need for efficient, tough equipment. Rugged generators Reliable light towers Dependable flameless heaters Powerful pumps MFH900 Heater INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY Generac Mobile continues to improve...

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Reliable Backup Power for Data Centers

February 15, 2022

Reliable power supply is essential for servers, storages, networks and telephony services. A data center’s electrical power supply can be provided by several different circuits and supplemented by generators and energy storage systems. To provide a concurrently maintainable and fault...

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Back-Up Power for Education

February 11, 2022

Power for educational facilities is critical. In colleges and universities, Kohler keeps students safe and secure by ensuring the heat stays on in residence halls and that dining halls stay operational, even during an extended power outage. Additionally, Kohler keeps...

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Healthcare Facilities Need Power During a Power Outage

February 7, 2022

High-Tech Care Requires Reliable Power Health care is changing rapidly, and hospital and clinic staff are working hard to improve patient outcomes while simultaneously controlling costs. It’s not a simple task, and it’s one that’s brought even more high-tech solutions...

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Gas Stations Need Power During a Power Outage

February 4, 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...

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Should You Buy an Emergency Generator?

January 28, 2022

An emergency generator is always a good thing to have, but since it can be exceedingly costly it’s worth doing a cost-benefit analysis to determine if you really need one, and if so, whether a standby generator or a portable...

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Bustling In A Blizzard: How Your Business Can Get Through Winter Storms

January 17, 2022

While you can’t control how cold it gets or how much snow comes, you can take steps to protect your business in winter storms. You want to avoid the costly damage that frigid temps along with heavy snow and ice...

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Standby Generators for Business: Keeps the Power on and Revenue Flowing

January 14, 2022

Traditionally, business standby generators ran on diesel and were expensive. Generac pioneered the development of clean, affordable propane and gaseous commercial generators. With units readily available in single and three phase voltage, propane or propane vapor and gaseous or dry...

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Why Businesses Need a Standby Generator

January 11, 2022

There are many reasons why a business needs a standby generator. The bottom line is, when power gets knocked in during a storm, you want to stay open. A Generac generator can help you. There are a number of reasons...

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How a Generac Home Backup Generator Works

January 7, 2022

Learn how a Generac home backup generator senses a loss of utility power and restores your home's power in an instant. Learn more about Generac Home Backup Generators. Contact us today for more information

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Happy New Year Wishes from South Shore Generator

December 31, 2021

Our warmest New Year’s wishes from the entire team here at South Shore Generator. Calendar year 2021 and these ever-challenging global events placed heavy burdens upon us all. But in many ways, and supported by family, friends, and all of...

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10 Tips for Safe Winter Generator Use

December 30, 2021

If your electricity goes out due to snow and ice, a generator can keep power flowing to your home or business. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, an international trade association representing small-engine, utility vehicle and outdoor power equipment manufacturers and...

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Does Your Home Need a Backup Generator for Emergencies?

December 30, 2021

Could you live in your home without power? Electricity—and all that it allows us to do—is something that many homeowners take for granted, and understandably so. Aside from paying the electric bill on time every month, there’s usually not much...

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Benefits of a Backup Propane Generator in the Winter

December 27, 2021

A power outage at any time is an inconvenience. In the middle of the winter, however, the potential consequences of being without power for an extended period can be serious. At the same time, ice storms and winter weather can...

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The Generac 26kW Guardian Series Home Standby Generator

December 14, 2021

Generac’s 26kW home standby generator can start all of your home’s large appliances, ensuring your home remains a sanctuary for you and your family. At least 28% more motor starting power* delivers power to meet todays and tomorrow's electrical needs....

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Testimony from a Real Generac Generator Owner!

December 13, 2021

Protect your family this winter! Contact us today for more information

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KOHLER Backup Home Generators: How They Work

December 11, 2021

Learn how KOHLER generators and transfer switches provide electricity to your home when normal utility power is interrupted. Contact us today for more information

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Demand for standby generators is surging

December 7, 2021

Joseph Schwartz and his family live in a wooded part of Delaware County, Pa., where they say power outages occur too frequently for comfort. Without power, his family also loses water and sewer service because their private well and wastewater...

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Genrac Mobile Generators are The Perfect Power Solution

December 3, 2021

Generac Mobile offers a comprehensive line-up of mobile diesel generators, providing 8kW to 250kVA of reliable prime power. So, you can get the perfect power solution to meet your specifications or preferences. Durable, sound-attenuated enclosures provide quiet operation, suitable for...

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Backup Power for Schools and Educational Facilities

November 29, 2021

Educational facilities can face weather events, grid failures, or potential threats from outside parties. Power outages can cripple schools with impacts on class schedules, as well as the potential for data loss and critical equipment damage. For universities, this could...

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Thanksgiving Greetings From South Shore Generator

November 23, 2021

Very warm Thanksgiving greetings from all of us at South Shore Generator. As business owners, clients, prospective clients, friends and family, and suppliers our sense of appreciation for all of you has never been higher. Like us, each of you...

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Generators for Large Scale Data Applications (4 MW and Below) Webinar

November 8, 2021

Large scale data center applications tend to create a tremendous amount of interest due to their very significant scope, but from a power generation design standpoint they are rather basic. The base of design for large scale data is 2.5...

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Generator Products

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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