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Old Dec 01, 2012, 04:06 AM
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I went looking for a cheaper supplier of NG & I only found one other supplier. Their price was 79 cents a therm (100 cubic feet) almost double what I pay now. I wonder where the cheapest NG is located.

I don't know where you are located, but $16.00 a day must be 4-5 gallons a day, so a one week outage would be 35 gallons needed in storage, that's a lot of gas.

The cost of the NG/LP gen-sets are cheap, it is the install that cranks the price up.

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I am using my wife's Ipad so no clickity-click links. Sorry. I looked at generac's web site and found specs for the 8,10 & 14 kw NG gensets. I did figure at todays current gasoline and NG prices and a 50% duty cycle, my Yamaha 1.6kw will cost me about $16.00 a day where the 8kw running 24 hours at 50% load will cost me $9.42 a day. Hmmm. Got me thinking.
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