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    Other fuels

    Are there any plans to produce generators that will run on natural gas?

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    Re: Other fuels

    We will be expanding our generator lineup hopefully this year. The cool thing about diesel is the fact you can use bio-diesel!

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    Re: Other fuels

    This is true, but it's not available here.

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    Re: Other fuels

    Sorry to hear that,

    It is becoming extremely popular in the states and in california.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LONGEVITY View Post
    We will be expanding our generator lineup hopefully this year. The cool thing about diesel is the fact you can use bio-diesel!


    A small inverter-based propane generator would be nice. There are kits to retro-fit the little honda generators, but they are very pricey.

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    Make your own biodiesel it's cheap to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LONGEVITY View Post
    We will be expanding our generator lineup hopefully this year. The cool thing about diesel is the fact you can use bio-diesel!

    Make sure it has dual voltage output!

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    Bio-diesel may be the cats meow but I will take a Nat gas unit any day. Seems no matter what the outage the natural gas still flows to the house and no mess or waiting in line.

    Of course this would really only apply to folks who only use a generator for home outages like me
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    Alternative Fuels.

    I have been building hydrogen units for vehicles for the past 6 months and are still in the process of testing and refining them.
    I intend on running a generator on hydrogen as an alternative fuel.
    In New Zealand they run 18 wheelers on a 60/40 mix of diesel and LPG (Liquified Petroleum Gas). Gasoline down there, is around $8/gal and Diesel is around $4/gal so necessity is the mother of all invention.
    As you see this can be done as the technology is already here.
    I will post some photos of the units I've been experimenting with.
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