Can Generators Run on Natural Gas?

Can Generators Run on Natural Gas?A backup generator can be a savior for your family when a power outage occurs, especially during the dead of winter. If you are looking into the generator options for your home, you are probably wondering about the fuel options available. However, the first decision you will need to make is between a portable generator, which can power a few appliances at a time, or a whole-house unit that is designed to power your entire home when a blackout occurs.

Fuel Options

The majority of portable generators run on gasoline, which is readily available and can easily be stored in a garage. Other possible options include liquid propane and diesel. For larger whole-house generators that burn through fuel more quickly, natural gas is an economical and efficient option. It is less expensive than gasoline and also burns cleaner, and many homes in the Boston area have access to natural gas lines that can supply an unlimited amount of fuel. This makes natural gas an ideal option for prolonged power outages, as you won’t have to make multiple trips to the gas station or your propane supplier.

Choosing the Right Generator for Your Home

If you are interested in having a whole-house backup generator installed at your home in the Marlborough, Massachusetts, area, look to VMA Electric. We have more than a decade of generator installation experience and can help you choose the perfect unit for your home. We’ll also provide regular maintenance to ensure your generator is ready to spring into action when called upon.

Contact VMA Electric today to learn more about our generator installation services.