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8kW1 Home Generator System

Smaller is Smarter

The 8kW1 Home Generator System by GE keeps the essentials powered in your home. The lights stay on. The refrigerator keeps things cold. The furnace keeps you toasty warm on a cold winter's night.

Our 8kW1 GE generator has the smallest standby generator footprint of its class. Its compact design, convenient placement options and unmatched warranty make it the best choice for homeowners with small properties.

Compact. Convenient. The smart choice.

MSRP: $2,199.00*

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*Unit price only. Installation not included.

1This generator is rated in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generator assemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No. 100-04 (motors and generators)
2Warranty details available at
3Installations must strictly comply with all applicable codes, industry standards, laws, regulations and provided installation manual. Running engines give off carbon monoxide, an odorless, colorless, poisonous gas so it is important to keep exhaust gas away from any windows, doors, ventilation intakes or crawl spaces. The installation manual contains specific instructions related to generator placement in addition to NFPA 37, including the requirement that Carbon monoxide detectors be installed and maintained in your home.
Not for Prime Power or use where standby systems are legally required, for serious life safety or health hazards, or where lack of power hampers rescue of fire-fighting capabilities.
Watts (LP) 8000
Watts (NG) 6000
Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton
Engine Series Intek
CC 500
Number of Cylinders 1
Operation Fully Automatic
Voltage (V) 120/240C AC, Single Phase, 1.0 pf
Amps (240V): (LP) 33.3
Amps (240V): (NG) 25.0
Alternator Type Brushed, Computer-Friendly
Fuel Consumption (Cubic Feet per Hour @ Half Load3) 1.04 gal/hr (Liquid Propane), 94 ft(3)/hr (Natural Gas)
Fuel Consumption (Cubic Feet per Hour @ Full Load3) 1.57 gal/hr (Liquid Propane); 121 ft(3)/hr (Natural Gas)
Fuel Pressure Lubrication Yes
Weekly Exerciser Yes
Battery/Battery Charger Battery Sold Separately/Battery Charger Included
Overcrank Protection Yes
Hour Meter Yes
Diagnostic Alerts with Remote System Status Yes
Length 28.0"
Width 24.4"
Height 33.5"
Weight (lbs) 252
Warranty2 4 Year Parts and Labor
MSRP $2,199.00
3Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at ½ load. Generator operation may be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances – fuel flow rates may vary depending on these factors.
Prices may vary. Price does not include cost of installation.

50 Amp, 10 Circuit Transfer Switch

Commonly used with the 8kW1 standby generator, the 50 amp, 10 circuit automatic transfer switch covers the basics by powering only a selected number of circuits.

Flexible, indoor /outdoor transfer switch placement makes it convenient to install. All of our weather resistant transfer switches are NEMA 3R rated for maximum protection against, dirt, rain, sleet and snow.

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