Energy & Power
GE 11kW and 13kW vertical standby generator systems powered by Briggs and Stratton
By Craig Pearson
GE announced a new line of vertical automatic standby generator systems, which are powered by Briggs and Stratton. Starting in 2011, GE generators will be available in 11kW and 13kW outputs, and can run on either LP or natural gas. Removable cabinet panels give technicians easy access for service calls and routine maintenance. Each of the generators comes with the Symphony II power management system, which manages a home’s power needs during an outage by electronically controlling electrical loads, thereby allowing homeowners to power more with a smaller generator. Symphony II communicates over existing powerlines in the home, and its control modules can be installed at any point between the appliance and the electrical panel.