Emergency Generator Test with questionable results

Discussion in 'Electrical Forum discussion & Blog' started by krnva, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. DonL

    DonL Jack of all trades Master of one

    Mar 30, 2011
    Rocket Scientist
    Houston, TX
    Hello Group,

    I Love these Forums and want to thank Terry Love for them.

    A lot of mistakes people make when installing portable power systems, Is that they do not GROUND them properly.

    Everyone makes a simple fix into a Huge problem.

    Using a proper ground can keep both sides of the Single Phase System properly balanced.


    Have a great day.


    Beer is now cheaper than gas; drink don't drive
  2. Bobelectric

    Bobelectric Electrical Contractor

    Feb 16, 2009
    Electrical Contractor
    Eighty Four,Pa. 15330
    We lost electrical serviice for 8 days. ran on genny 24/7.
    Winter of 2010.
  3. frenchelectrican

    frenchelectrican Electrician

    Jun 16, 2007
    Master Electrician
    NE Wis / Paris France { In France now }
    I have lost service due from wind storm almost 20 years back and ran the diesel generators 24/7 for over 2 weeks nonstop and I do get power outage from time to time. most useally a day the most.

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