Frequently Asked Questions

How big of a generator do I need?

The KW needed depends upon what you plan to use the generator for. We are always happy to work up a proposal based on your electrical output needs.

Why can’t my primary power company always meet customer demands?

66% of power generation companies see the ability to recover expansion costs as a barrier to growth. In other words, two-thirds believe if they build a new power plant, they will not be able to charge customers enough for power to recover the investment.

Can we expect the winter blackouts to be better than the winter of 2013?

40% of North American power companies expect blackouts to increase as we approach 2030.

When will better technology finally save us from power shortages?

55% of North American power companies expect energy efficiency programs to fail to fulfill their promise to limit the impact of demand growth by 2030 as forecasted. In other words, just over half believe any power savings from energy efficiency programs will be less than the new demand for power.

Is Northwest Power Systems registered on SAM (System for Award Management)?

Yes. We have been registered since the inception of SAM. Our cage code is 3Q3B1.

Is Northwest Power Systems registered with Dun and Bradstreet?

Yes. Please contact the office if you would like our D&B number.

There are a lot of questions that need to be answered before making a final decision about exactly which generator product to invest in. We have created a great PDF guide that our sales staff uses whenever helping our customers with that process.

Download the Sales Guide