8 kW Generator

Smaller is Smarter.

The 8kW1 Home Generator System by GE keeps the essentials powered in your home. The lights stay on. The refrigerator keeps things cold. The furnace keeps you toasty warm on a cold winter's night. Our 8kW1 GE generator has the smallest standby generator footprint of its class. Its compact design, convenient placement options and unmatched warranty make it the best choice for homeowners with small properties. Compact. Convenient. The smart choice.

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Smallest Standby Generator

Featuring a new space-saving design, this home generator has the smallest standby generator footprint of its class. This backup generator is a perfect fit for homeowners with small properties.

Natural Gas Pressure Requirements

Rated for operation in areas with low natural gas pressure. This standby generator can operate at 3.5'' to 7'' water column.

Convenient Placement Options

Our 8kW1 standby generators can be placed as close as 18” from the home in accordance with the National Fire Protection Agency testing standard3. Being a small generator, our 8kW1 standby generator is the best choice for home owners with tight lot lines.

Premium Engine in Your Backup Generator

Newly designed for standby applications like this home generator, Briggs & Stratton engines deliver reliability, performance and durability to meet your power demands.

Designed Around Your Protection

Thoroughly tested to meet rigorous the National Fire Protection 37 Agency standard, this is the only 8kW1 standby generator with an all-steel enclosure base, so it can withstand temperatures more than double that of aluminum and far beyond that of plastic.

With an external, automatic gas shut-off valve, low pressure regulator and the only thermally protected fuel system found on any 8kW1 home generator in the industry, we’ve raised the bar on protecting your home and family.

Long-Lasting Durability

Our enclosures are made from rust-resistant, durable Galvanneal steel, providing years of protection against chipping and abrasions on your GE generator.


This standby generator is available for sale in all 50 states.