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The General Electric 8-Kilowatt Emergency Generator

General Electric: 8kW Standby Generator

General Electric: 8kW Standby Generator

The Best Generator for Smaller Homes

One of the best small-home emergency generators on the market, the General Electric 8-Kilowatt Emergency Generator will keep the power on for your family safely and securely in the event of a power outage.

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Features and Specifications:

  • Automatic Start Up
  • Automatic Shut off
  • Powered by premium grade engines
  • Wireless Monitor
  • Electronic friendly
  • 5 year limited warranty
  • Hour Meter
  • Battery charger
  • Synthetic Oil

We Are Ready to Maintain Your Generator

Our highly trained and certified generator professionals are equipped with the skills and tools to keep your generator running and reliable for years to come.

Pricing and Service of General Electric 8kW Generator

GE Generators

Pricing and Service:
Please call us for more details about generator pricing and service.

Having your generator tuned up and serviced regularly ensures a longer life for your equipment and provides peace of mind knowing that it will always switch on when power goes off. As your local home service experts, our certified technicians are all licensed and bonded to take care of all of your generator tune ups, repairs and service needs, anytime you need them, 24/7, whatever the weather, every day of the year.

Specifications of General Electric 8kW Generator

040350 040374
Fuel Type Propane (LP Vapor), Natural Gas (NG) Propane (LP Vapor), Natural Gas (NG)
GE Power Management Selected Circuits Symphony™ II Power Management
Watts1 LP/NG 8,000 (LP Vapor) 
6,000 (NG)
10,000 (LP Vapor)
9,000 (NG)
Engine 500cc Briggs & Stratton® Intek Engine 570cc Briggs & Stratton® Vanguard Engine
Operation Fully Automatic Fully Automatic
Voltage 120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0pf 120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0pf
Amps (240V) 33.3 (LP) 
25 (NG)
41.7 (LP) 
37.5 (NG)
Alternator Brushed Brushed
Voltage Regulation Automatic Automatic
Full Pressure Lubrication Yes Yes
Fuel Consumption4 (at ½ Load ) 37.6 ft3/hr, 1.04 gal/hr (LP) 
94 ft3/hr (NG)
42.8 ft3/hr, 1.18 gal/hr (LP) 
111 ft3/hr (NG)
Fuel Consumption4 (at Full Load ) 56.4 ft3/hr, 1.57 gal/hr (LP) 
121 ft3/hr (NG)
65.6 ft3/hr, 1.82 gal/hr (LP) 
169 ft3/hr (NG)
Weekly Exerciser Yes Yes
Enclosure Technology Galvanneal steel
with corrosion resistant paint
Galvanneal steel 
with corrosion resistant paint
Hour Meter Yes Yes
Overcrank Protection Yes Yes
Dimensions (L×W×H) 28" x 24.4" x 33.5" 28" x 24.4" x 33.5"
(Generator Only)
252 lbs. 272 lbs.
Warranty2 4 Year Limited 4 Year Limited
Transfer Switch Options 50 Amp, 10 circuit automatic
transfer switch
100 Amp Automatic Transfer Switch with Symphony II Power Management 
200 Amp Automatic Transfer Switch with Symphony II Power Management
Basic Wireless Monitor Yes Yes
Included Extras Each system includes an hour meter, battery charger and synthetic oil. Each system includes an hour meter, battery charger and synthetic oil.

1 This generator is rated in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generatorassemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No. 100-04 (motors and generators)
2 Warranty details available at
3 Installations must strictly comply with all applicable codes, industry standards, laws and regulations.Running engines give off carbon monoxide, an odorless, colorless, poison gas so it is important to keepexhaust gas away from any windows, doors, ventilation intakes or crawl spaces. Carbon monoxide detectorsmust be installed and maintained in your home.
4 Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at ½ load. Generator operationmay be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances – fuel flowrates may vary depending on these factors.

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