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Having a backup generator in your home isn't a luxury, it's a necessity.

From heating and cooling your home to cooking, lighting and more you depend on power to make sure life goes on as normal -- even when power goes off. Whether it's caused by a freak storm, hurricane or downed wire, power outages can last from a few hours to days – or even weeks! That's just one great reason why having a generator in your home is so important and there are many others.

Count on Petro to help you stay up and running even during a power outage, with our range of GE whole house standby generators and services

  • Expert guidance and advice to ensure that you make the right decision in choosing the best generator options that are right for you, your budget and your home

  • Propane and gas powered generators —portable and whole house options with automatic transfer switches

  • Attractive financing options for qualified customers*

  • Professional installation and service of your backup generators

  • Reliable, 24/7 customer service and support in any weather

General Electric Generators

We have all the home generator systems that you need. With ground-breaking technology we have generators for every budget and can assist you in choosing the best option for your home. Our partnership with GE enables us to offer you the best systems with the most options. 8kW Generator Our new 8kW Generator will give you peace of mind knowing that if the power goes out, your lights will still be on.

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8kW Generator

Our new 8kW Generator will give you peace of mind knowing that if the power goes out, your lights will still be on.

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17kW and 20kW Generators

Our new 17kW and 20kW generators are our smartest generators yet. Find out more information.

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Standby Generator Service Plans

Our plans will ensure that your generator is always ready to keep you comfortable anytime the power goes off.

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Should You Buy a Backup Generator for Your Home?

A generator can make a huge difference in whether you and your family can make it through a blackout in relative comfort.

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Generator Transfer Switches


Count on us to keep power up and running with our affordable solution — a portable generator with a transfer switch! Have Petro install a portable generator with a transfer switch and you can safely and easily deliver power to your home’s electrical panel without running extension cords! You can also safely power hard-wired items like your furnace or well pump. 

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Generator Videos

Portable and Standby Generators - What's the Difference?

Carissa Gingras, Marketing Manager at Briggs & Stratton, talks about the difference between portable and standby generators on FOX Boston. She discusses safety and differences in price and usage between the two types of generators.

How does a Standby Generator Work? Learn more here

Learn how home backup power works, and how a General Electric generator can protect your home and family from a power outage!

Contact us today to learn more about our generator options at 1.800.645.4328!

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