Generac Unveils New PWRgenerator, Designed to Dramatically Extend the Duration of Solar Battery Backup
A first-of-its-kind, new addition to the PWRcell Solar + Battery Storage family, PWRgenerator connects directly to the PWRcell inverter, essentially creating a residential nano-grid allowing a home to be fully energy independent. PWRgenerator, when combined with a properly sized solar and battery storage system, delivers a complete level of energy independence, allowing homeowners to control and own their power. During the day, the solar panels provide power to the home and the excess can charge the battery. During the night, the battery discharges and if it reaches 30% state of charge, PWRgenerator will turn on and fully charge the battery in about 1 hour. In addition, PWRgenerator is designed to be extremely quiet and fuel efficient, running on either natural gas or LP. This system also offers the ultimate in clean power outage protection.
"As the leader in home backup power,
The PWRgenerator is compatible with the PWRview app, which gives homeowners a view of their generator's status and production alongside their solar array and battery.
The PWRgenerator is also Smart Grid Ready, which means that it is able to work as part of a virtual power plant (VPP). Customers who are enrolled in VPP programs can leverage their
"Many homeowners want to invest in a clean energy system, but they want or need protection for those multi-day or multi-week outages. They want more than even the largest solar + battery storage system can provide on its own," Minick said. "The new Generac PWRgenerator gives homeowners all the benefits that solar can offer, plus the reliability of a generator, in a quiet and ultra-efficient package."
The PWRgenerator will be available for purchase beginning in early 2022. For more information on the PWRgenerator, PWRcell, or other
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