Liquid Propane Generators
What is a liquid propane generator?
A liquid propane generator uses propane fuel just like your grill or your home furnace might. They can be used for many purposes, such as home backup, on jobsites, or for recreation. They do not keep fuel onboard in a tank like gasoline or diesel generators. Instead, they are connected to either portable propane tanks or larger residential or commercial tanks.
Why use liquid propane fuel?
Liquid propane is a very clean fuel to burn. It does not have the same toxic exhaust like gasoline does, so it is much better for the environment. As propane burns it produces much less wear and tear on engine components. Since propane is also a common fuel for household use, it is readily available to many users, and tanks are simple to refill. Propane tanks are safe to transport and store, so generators powered by them can be moved easily. Propane also has an indefinite shelf life while stored in a can, as opposed to gas which must be used relatively soon after being purchased.
Who should choose a liquid propane generator?
Propane generators see use in many places, such as environmentally-conscious jobsite and rural backup power. Since the fuel is cheap and easy to transport, it is great for powering backup generators in areas without natural gas lines. For owners of large residential propane tanks that power their home heating or other appliances, the generators can be connected directly to that supply to give it a significantly increased runtime. They are an excellent choice for standby power in remote locations such as farms or ranches.
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