TITLE

On-Site Power Generators Find a New Home

PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Oct2004, Vol. 103 Issue 10, pC2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the online survey conducted by Primen on the availability of distributed energy. In a report titled, "Residential Distributed Energy: Customer Views and Outlook," which examines the market for residential on-site generation, the energy market intelligence company found that from April 2003 to March 2004, nearly one million on-site generators were sold to U.S. households for either their primary residences or vacation homes. While only 6% of U.S. households currently have an on-site generator, most of which are manual-start, portable models that are only used during power outages, a growing number of homeowners are purchasing permanently mounted, automatic systems.
ACCESSION #
14926619

 

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