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Standby and Portable Generators

We’ll help you find the right generator to meet your needs.

Be Prepared. From storm outages to outdoor entertaining to construction sites, keep the power on with standby and portable generators from Border States.

Generac Guardian 22kW Home Backup Generator Wi-Fi-enabled

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Engine type: Generac G-Force 1000 series
  • True Power™ Technology delivers best-in-class power quality with less than 5 percent total harmonic distortion for clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances
  • Electronic governor
  • Standard Wi-Fi® connectivity
  • Flexible fuel line connector
  • Natural gas or LP gas operation

Generac Guardian 13kW Home Backup

  • Engine type: Generac G-Force 800 series
  • True Power™ Technology delivers best-in-class power quality with less than 5 percent total harmonic distortion for clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances
  • Electronic governor
  • Standard Wi-Fi® connectivity
  • Flexible fuel line connector
  • Natural gas or LP gas operation

Generac 16kW Home Backup Generator Wi-Fi-enabled

  • Engine type: Generac G-Force 800 series
  • True Power™ Technology delivers best-in-class power quality with less than 5 percent total harmonic distortion for clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances
  • Electronic governor
  • Standard Wi-Fi® connectivity
  • Flexible fuel line connector
  • Natural gas or LP gas operation
Warm Weather Generators (Operate down to 0 degrees F)

Cummins 13 kW Quiet Connect™ Standby Generators

These generators are designed to operate in cold weather with performance down to 0º F out of the box.

  •  Aesthetically pleasing, quiet machines with 13kW of power.
  • Naturally aspirated, air-cooled, V-twin, overhead valve engine for reliable power. 
  • Single fuel  natural gas or propane vapor. 
  • Monitor your generator from almost anywhere with a computer, smart phone or tablet. 
  • Flexible Exercise modes includes Cummins patented “crank only” mode that allows the generator to crank the engine and run diagnostics without starting the engine. 
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities and can easily start and run a 5-ton A/C under full pre-load. 

Cummins 20 kW Quiet Connect™ Standby Generators

These generators are designed to operate in cold weather with performance down to 0º F out of the box.

  • Aesthetically pleasing, quiet machines with 20kW of power.
  • Naturally aspirated, air-cooled, V-twin, overhead valve engine for reliable power. 
  • Single fuel  natural gas or propane vapor. 
  • Monitor your generator from almost anywhere with a computer, smart phone or tablet. 
  • Flexible Exercise modes includes Cummins patented “crank only” mode that allows the generator to crank the engine and run diagnostics without starting the engine.
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities and can easily start and run a 5-ton A/C under full pre-load.  

Cummins 17 kW Quiet Connect™ Standby Generators

These generators are designed to operate in cold weather with performance down to 0º F out of the box.

  •  Aesthetically pleasing, quiet machines with 17kW of power.
  • Naturally aspirated, air-cooled, V-twin, overhead valve engine for reliable power. 
  • Single fuel  natural gas or propane vapor. 
  • Monitor your generator from almost anywhere with a computer, smart phone or tablet. 
  • Flexible Exercise modes includes Cummins patented “crank only” mode that allows the generator to crank the engine and run diagnostics without starting the engine.
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities and can easily start and run a 5-ton A/C under full pre-load. 

Cummins 20 kW Kit Quiet Connect™ Standby Generators

These generators are designed to operate in cold weather with performance down to 0º F out of the box.

  • Cummins RS20ACE is the latest addition to the Cummins Quiet Connect Series.
  • When grid power fails the generator kicks in with the help of the 200-AMP automatic transfer switch and continues to supply premium quality power to all home appliances within seconds.
  • Run more than one 5-ton A/C, security system, refrigerators, computers and more.
  • Tested and certified per the latest EPA, UL, and CSA standards.
  • The corrosion-proof aluminum and galvanized steel enclosure can withstand winds of 180MPH. 
Cold Weather Generators (Operate down to -40 degrees F)

Cummins Quiet Connect™ Cold Weather 13 kW Standby Generators

Extreme cold weather models can perform down to -40°F (-40°C) out of the box.

  • Can run diagnostics without starting the engine, providing less wear and tear on the engine along with saving fuel
  • Approved for installation as close as 18 to a building
  • Intelligent load management can control up to four loads for optimal power utilization
  • Remote monitoring available in every generator so you can monitor, change exercise modes and manually run the generator remotely from a computer, tablet or smartphone

Cummins Quiet Connect™ Cold Weather 20kW Standby Generators

Extreme cold weather models can perform down to -40°F (-40°C) out of the box.

  • Can run diagnostics without starting the engine, providing less wear and tear on the engine along with saving fuel
  • Approved for installation as close as 18 to a building
  • Intelligent load management can control up to four loads for optimal power utilization
  • Remote monitoring available in every generator so you can monitor, change exercise modes and manually run the generator remotely from a computer, tablet or smartphone

Cummins Quiet Connect™ Cold Weather 17kW Standby Generators

Extreme cold weather models can perform down to -40°F (-40°C) out of the box.

  • Can run diagnostics without starting the engine, providing less wear and tear on the engine along with saving fuel
  • Approved for installation as close as 18 to a building
  • Intelligent load management can control up to four loads for optimal power utilization
  • Remote monitoring available in every generator so you can monitor, change exercise modes and manually run the generator remotely from a computer, tablet or smartphone

Cummins Quiet Connect™ Cold Weather 20kW Standby Generator Kit

Extreme cold weather models can perform down to -40°F (-40°C) out of the box.

  • Can run diagnostics without starting the engine, providing less wear and tear on the engine along with saving fuel
  • Approved for installation as close as 18 to a building
  • Intelligent load management can control up to four loads for optimal power utilization
  • Remote monitoring available in every generator so you can monitor, change exercise modes and manually run the generator remotely from a computer, tablet or smartphone

Take the power source to where you need it. Whether it’s restoring power to your home after a power outage, working in the backyard or on the job site, or keeping things comfortable on your next outdoor adventure, we have the portable generator that fits your needs

Cummins Onan 9500 Watt Dual Fuel (Gas/LPG) Portable Generator

  • Push button & remote start (pull cord backup)
  • 60 Hz frequency
  • Dependable 13 HP 420cc OHV 4-Stroke engine
  • 16 hour run time
  • Duel fuel just the flip of a switch and a 6.6 gallon tank
  • SAP# 3465251

Onan P2500i Inverter Portable Generator

  • Dependable 3.4 HP 98cc OHV 4-Stroke engine
  • Two 5V USB ports for charging sensitive electronics such as phones or tablets
  • 1 gallon fuel tank that runs 10 hrs at 25% load
  • 60 Hz frequency
  • Rubber mat on top for storing electronic devices such as phones while charging
  • SAP# 3465249

Generac GP Series 6500 Cosense® 49ST Portable Generators

  • 1 ¼” steel-tube cradle for added durability and strength
  • Generac’s durable OHV engine with splash lubrication provides a long engine life
  • Heavy-duty, never-flat wheels allow for easy portability
  • Hour meter tracks maintenance intervals
  • Large-capacity steel fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge provides durability and up to a 10.5 hour run-time at 50% load
  • Low-oil level shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage

Generac IQ3500 Portable Generators

The iQ3500 portable inverter generator lets you bring power wherever you go – from tailgating parties to camping trips, the jobsite and beyond.

  • Digital Smart LCD with hour meter tracks maintenance intervals
  • Electric start with PowerDial™ has three operation settings integrated into one simple-to-use dial
  • Generac’s OHV engine with splash lubrication provides a long engine life
  • Low-oil level shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage
  • USB Ports charge mobile devices including smartphones and tablets

Cummins Onan P4500i Inverter Portable Generator

  • Push button & remote start (pull cord backup)
  • Dependable 7.3 HP 224cc OHV 4-Stroke engine
  • 60 Hz frequency
  • 18 hour run time
  • RV and camper ready with 30A TT-30R outlet
  • 3.4 gallon fuel tank that runs 18 hrs at 25% load
  • Two 5V USB ports for charging sensitive electronics such as phones or tablets
  • SAP# 3465250

Generac GP2200I Portable Inverter Generators

An affordable solution for recreational applications, the GP2200i is the perfect size for tailgating, camping and power on the go.

  • LED indicators alert you when unit is low on oil, overloaded or ready to use
  • Parallel ready allow you to connect two GP2200i generators for twice the power
  • TruePower™ Technology provides clean stable power ideal for sensitive electronics, tools and appliances
  • USB port for charging mobile devices

Generac GP Series 8000E Portable Generators

  • 1 ¼” steel-tube cradle for added durability and strength
  • Generac’s durable OHV engine with splash lubrication provides a long engine life
  • Heavy-duty, never-flat wheels allow for easy portability
  • Large-capacity steel fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge provides durability and up to a 11 hour run-time at 50% load
  • Low-oil level shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage

Usually installed outside next to your electric meter or inside next to your circuit breaker box, a transfer switch senses when your utility power is out and automatically switches the home over to generator power.

Cummins 100 amp Transfer Switch With NEMA 3R Enclosure

Usually installed outside next to your electric meter or inside next to your circuit breaker box, a transfer switch senses when your utility power is out and automatically switches the home over to generator power.

  • Service entry rated switches are UL 1008 listed and use a UL 489 listed circuit breaker

Cummins 100 amp Transfer Switch With NEMA 3R Enclosure Service Entrance Rated

Usually installed outside next to your electric meter or inside next to your circuit breaker box, a transfer switch senses when your utility power is out and automatically switches the home over to generator power.

  • Service entry rated switches are UL 1008 listed and use a UL 489 listed circuit breaker

Generac 200A Services Rated 3R Transfer Switches


Switches are designed for use with single phase generators that utilize an Evolution™ or Nexus™ controller.

Generac 100A Not Service Rated 3R Transfer Switch

Switches are designed for use with single phase generators that utilize an Evolution™ or Nexus™ controller.

Generac 150A Services Rated 3R Transfer Switches


Switches are designed for use with single phase generators that utilize an Evolution™ or Nexus™ controller.

Cummins 200 amp Transfer Switch With NEMA 3R Enclosure

Usually installed outside next to your electric meter or inside next to your circuit breaker box, a transfer switch senses when your utility power is out and automatically switches the home over to generator power.

  • Service entry rated switches are UL 1008 listed and use a UL 489 listed circuit breaker

Cummins 200 amp Transfer Switch With NEMA 3R Enclosure Service Entrance Rated

Usually installed outside next to your electric meter or inside next to your circuit breaker box, a transfer switch senses when your utility power is out and automatically switches the home over to generator power.

  • Service entry rated switches are UL 1008 listed and use a UL 489 listed circuit breaker

Generac 200A Not Service Rated 3R Transfer Switches


Switches are designed for use with single phase generators that utilize an Evolution™ or Nexus™ controller.

Generac 100A Services Rated 3R Transfer Switch

Switches are designed for use with single phase generators that utilize an Evolution™ or Nexus™ controller.

A service entrance is the location where electricity enters the building. Service entry rated switches are UL 1008 listed and use a UL 489 listed circuit breaker.

To comply with 2017 code changes, generators larger than 15 kW need a secondary e-stop.

Cummins A044 Series Generator Emergency Stop Kits Cummins standby generators

  • SAP# 3410234