24KW diesel generator is enough to generate electricity?

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Re: 24KW diesel generator is enough to generate electricity?

Postby Vic on Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:59 pm

Hello CindyCu,

Are you advertising for the Distributor, or manufacturer?

A 24 KVA generator is larger than most homes would require.
Sizing a generator really depends upon the loads that it will need to supply.

The Link to the generator (genset), shows on that is NOT sound-attenuated, and is three phase. Most homes do not require this type of genset.

Choosing a genset that is larger than needed for the loads + battery charging will generally waste fuel.

FWIW, if this an advertisement, please just delete it. Thanks, Vic
4/20/08: 18 Shell SQ 175-106 Vmpp, Stacked 5548 SW+, 1350 AH Surrette 4KS25's, MX-60, Kubota SQ-3250 25 KVA Polyphase Diesel genset. Thanks OutBack for this Forum + the great Support and Service.
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Re: 24KW diesel generator is enough to generate electricity?

Postby billi on Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:11 am

Any idea of the costs ? no diesel generator on this planet can be better , cheaper than a Photovoltaik battery based systhem

So my advice is to look into that first , if a generator is needed , cause of lack of sun in winter , get a small one that directly charges the battery and the off grid inverter supplies supper clean power much cleaner than a diesel generator


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Re: 24KW diesel generator is enough to generate electricity?

Postby pjrpd on Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:40 am

I use a 1.6 Kw generator for backup and emergency charging. I can carry it around if needed. Most of my neighbours have 3kw generators, but a few use 1 kw.
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Re: 24KW diesel generator is enough to generate electricity?

Postby pjrpd on Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:40 am

Here are two different portable generators. I can run house lights, refrigerator and charge with this.

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/212 ... et-subform
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