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Generac NG generator

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11-22-11, 02:17 PM   #1  
Generac NG generator

Considering buying a Generac 8Kw natural gas generator. What would it cost me to run for 24 hours at half load with a Nat Gas price of .63 per ccf? I am not sure how to do the math on this one. Thanks

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11-22-11, 09:19 PM   #2  
According to my Generac manual, the 7/8kW unit uses 77 cubic feet per hour at half load, 140 at full load.

So, at half load that should be $11.64 for 24 hours.

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