Diesel generator

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Diesel generator

by Slashbill » Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:47 pm

A diesel generator is the combination of a diesel engine with an electric generator (often an alternator) to generate electrical energy.

Types of DG:
1. Portable DG
2. Stand-by DG

Portable Generators:
They are the smallest sized generators that are used by many people for their portability. They deliver a power output of 3KVA to 15 KVA and can be used to power small appliances in the house. Also, due to their portability factor, these generators can be taken during outings or camping.
Residential Standby Generators:
These generators automatically restore power to your house within twenty seconds during load shedding. When power is restored, the generator switches off automatically. These standby generators can be stationed outside your house and have a high power rating, from 15KVA to 75 KVA.
Commercial Standby Generators:
These generators are suitable for business institutions, high rise buildings having more number of flats. They have a capacity of up to 1000KVA of power. They are equipped with automatic transfer switch, which immediately starts the generator when there is a power cut.

Tips to buy a diesel Generators:
1. Determine wattage needs. Determine how much power you need for the items you care about. If you decide to purchase a portable generator, don't forget you will also need a transfer switch to safely power the circuits in your home.
2. Choose: Chose among above mentioned various types of DGs,Considering your budget, conveniences, and power needs, choose which type of generator fits your needs.
3. Noise: Consider the noise factor while selecting the DG, chose the quietest DG.
4. Consider included items and services. Check for warranty or maintenance package. Check for accessories like power cord, oil, wheels, and funnel. Check for installation charges too. Will you need an accessory like a cover for protection from the elements or a transfer switch?
5. Check out special features. Generators come with an array of features to make its use easier ,safer and eco-friendly.

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