Generators: Cummins Power
Cummins Power Generation has launched a new family of gas generator sets ideal for residential and light commercial standby applications. With output ratings from 22 kW to 60 kW, QuietConnect™ and PowerConnect™ generator sets are designed to provide backup power for homes and businesses.
The company says the series of generators are a completely new design. The development team focused on customer needs and engaged in over 500 separate interviews to help gather key requirements from the market. The quiet operation of the system has been achieved through advanced sound attenuation design and testing conducted at Cummins’ industry leading Acoustical Testing Center (ATC).
Along with the new Connect generator series, Cummins Power Generation is also launching the RA series 100A and 200A transfer switch and PowerCommand 500, which is the latest remote monitoring device for residential and business applications. The new, UL-approved RA series transfer switches use an interlocking mechanism to ensure a safe and reliable transition from one power source to the other. These new RA series transfer switches are controlled by the generator control and only require four wires for operation.
The PowerCommand 500 facilitates remote diagnostics and troubleshooting, and can deliver notifications via email or text and log operational events for future viewing.
The Connect series generators are powered by the Cummins QSJ2.4 engine that has been designed specifically for this application. The four-cycle, spark-ignited engine has a closed-loop electronic fuel system for improved performance and reliability. The Connect series generators have been designed and tested to perform under extreme temperatures and high altitude applications.