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At Current Electric Co in Brookfield, Wisconsin, we know a thing or two about electrical projects and the best ways to do them. We decided to take that knowledge and make it available to you so that you’ll know what to do about your electrical systems. Look through our blog below to learn more and get expert advice.

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Category: Generators

Generac Corepower Generator Installation in Milwaukee

A generator can be a lifesaver to have in stock when weather strikes your area. With a Generac Corepower generator, you are protecting just the essential circuits in case of a power outage. One would think that only a portable generator can supply the power you need while not straining the wallet. Think again! With the Generac Corepower generator, you are getting the most affordable standby generator on the market today. Tied into your main power source, the Corepower is there when the power goes out, whether you are home or not. This fella packs a lot of punch in a small package! Features of the Generac Corepower Connects to fuel supply, LP or Natural Gas Tied into home electrical system Includes an automatic transfer switch Cost comparable to a portable generator Starts as soon as there’s...

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Generac EcoGen Installation in Milwaukee

Whether you choose to live off the grid by choice or by necessity, having a backup to your solar or wind energy is crucial. Even without sun or wind, the batteries will continue to supply power until drained. Don’t let this happen! Contact Current Electric and find out about the perfect generator for “green” power. Benefits of Generac EcoGen Integrated into existing battery storage system Fueled by liquid propane (LP) Quiet operation Eligible for $1500 rebate from PERC (Propane Education and Research Council) Easy to use Nexus controller By qualifying for the $1500 PERC rebate, you are reducing the unit’s MSRP price by 40%. Contact Current Electric for more information. Don’t be left out in the dark when your batteries run out of juice. Whether you are home or away, have peace of mind...

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Generac QuietSource Generator Installation in Milwaukee

Imagine this… A generator that can supply enough power over days to a large house or business yet is the quietest model we have. Crazy, right? Well it’s true. Introducing the Generac QuietSource generator. Your home is important to you. Whether it’s a four-bedroom cape or multi-building estate, you want protection in case the main power source goes down. Why be left in the dark while your family is at risk. With the QuietSource, your home or business can withstand the powerful onslaught Wisconsin weather punches. Generac QuietSource Features Quiet operation using a low-speed liquid-cooled engine Continuous fuel source tied into LP or NG system Aluminum shell protects engine from elements Monitor functions with Nexus Controller Mobile Link cellular remote access (optional) Quiet-Test weekly...

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Standby Generator Service in Milwaukee

A summer thunderstorm or winter blizzard can cut off your ties to the city’s electrical grid for hours or days. Without power, there is no air conditioning or heat and the food in your refrigerator begins to spoil. No one wants to live like this. So stop living in the dark and contact Current Electric to find out how a standby generator can be a life saver. With a Generac generator from Current Electric, you can have backup power 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Operated with natural gas or liquid propane (LP), the unit sits outside of your home and looks like a central air conditioning unit. Even if you are away from home, the automatic features of the unit are tied directly into your home’s electrical system keeping it on for everything or just the essentials. Generac Standby Generator...

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Check out our Generator Buyers Guide!

Have you checked out our free Generator Buyers Guide yet? Here is a quick preview of what’s inside: You Can’t Control The Weather. You Can Control Your Generator. Since you already know that investing in a generator is the right choice, the question remains, which generator is best? And which generator is best for you and your family’s personal needs of safety, economy and efficiency? The choice is clear: An Automatic Standby Generator installed and serviced by Current Electric, your local Milwaukee generator experts. Here’s why: They’re automatic! You’ll know your generator will be ready when you need it. No need to wake up every few hours to maintain your unit. Monitor your system with advanced remote technology. No need to run and wait in line for gasoline. Angie’s List Super...

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Ask a Milwaukee Electrician: What Are Automatic Standby Generators and How Do They Work?

Automatically Turns on Generator Power, and Shuts off When Utility is Restored   The best part about an automatic standby generator is the fact that they are automatic. This means that when the power goes out, you won’t have to flip a switch to turn on your generator – it will just go on for you within seconds. You and your family will probably never even notice the power went out – that’s how fast it works. Automatic standby generators are located outside of your home or business so you don’t need to try and find indoor space to store it. They also connect to your home’s electrical circuits, where they monitor incoming utility power. If you experience a power outage, the electricity will switch from utility to generator power and then back again...

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Ask a Milwaukee Generator Specialist: Where did the lights go?

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Milwaukee is no stranger to storms and extreme weather. All it takes is one bad storm or a strong tree branch and boom, you’re in the dark. What people often overlook however is that a power outage can damage your home electronics, spoil food left in the fridge, and expose your home to unsafe conditions if the issue persists. And what happens if all of this happens when you’re not even home? There is a lot that can happen in a power outage, and the last thing it will provide is peace of mind for the safety of your home and family. Here at Current Electric, we recommend you get an automatic standby generator to keep the lights on and your family safe when facing a power outage. Here’s how it works: – We hook up the generator so that it monitors the power coming into your home. –...

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What Really Happens When Your Milwaukee Home Loses Power?

Not Having Power is More Than Just a Lack of Lighting in Your Home   Electricity is something we sometimes take for granted. The lights always come on when you flip the switch, your refrigerator properly stores food, your cell phone charges when you plug it into the wall – these are just thing we expect to happen every day. But, what do you do when those luxuries, those conveniences, are taken away from you? That’s what happens when a big storm or fierce winds causes the power to go out. You and your family – or your business – are left without all the modern day necessities that we’ve become accustomed to. That can be a safety hazard, and make everyone in your home uncomfortable. What Else Can Go Wrong During a Power Outage? Your food will spoil if left...

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Control Your Generator and Your Safety with a Generac Installation in Milwaukee

Automatic Standby Generators Will be Proactive in the Case of an Emergency During Power Outage   When the rain is falling hard, and the power lines look like they’re on edge, you might start to worry about the lights and heat going out in your home. So if there was a way to avoid that worry, wouldn’t you want to try it? Luckily for you, the solution is simple: an automatic standby generator. Automatic standby generators provide reliable, consistent warmth and safety for you and your family no matter what the weather looks like outside. Why Else is Having a Generator a Must? They will help to avoid damages from floods due to pipes and failed sump pumps. Generators are proactive in the event of an emergency outside of your control. They will help thwart theft and looting...

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