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Things You Don't Know About Generators

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Generator Maintenance Tips

Tip 1: Don't get burned by wattage ratings Every generator lists two capacity ratings. The first is "rated" or "continuous" watts. That's the maximum power the generator will put out on an extended basis. And it's the only rating you should rely on when buying a generator.

How to Fix a Broken Portable Generator

A portable generator can be an excellent back-up in the event of a power outage, especially if you live in a rural area where power can be out for a long time. However, portable generators aren't infallible. They do break down as well so it's in your best interests to take care of repairs as soon as possible.

Gatesville beefs up water system with backup generators

"I had to rent a backup generator, but never got it in place before the power was restored," Mumby said. The portable 2400-kilowatt generator arrived from Houston the day after the outage just as Oncor was restoring power.

How Electric Generators Work | eHow

How Electric Generators Work. Modern electric generators are made up of a spinning rotor, which is generally a circuit made of copper. This rotor spins perpendicular to a magnetic field generated around the rotor. This magnetic field can be generated by either permanent magnets or electromagnets.

How to Maintain a Generator

A generator is a handy item for many purposes. These purposes include providing emergency power for your home, regulate life-support equipment, provide power in remote areas, and it can even reduce your electricity costs (this is called...

How Are Hybrids and Electric Cars Powered?

David Leahy/Iconica/Getty Images Electric vehicles rely exclusively on electric motors for propulsion, and hybrids use electric motors to assist their internal combustion engines for locomotion. But that's not all. These very motors can be, and are, used to generate electricity (through the process of regenerative braking) for charging these vehicles' onboard batteries.

How to Rent a Portable Generator

Generators provide a blast of energy when we need it most. Many people use generators when the power goes out in their homes. Another popular use is to provide electricity to outdoor events like lighting a tent and powering a public address system. No matter what your generator needs are, there is one to fit them. If you don't want to invest in your own generator, think about renting one.