Standby Home Generators in General Chat Posted June 14, 2022 As VT says no singles or vertical, no box store or home owner, dont even look at the specs < $4.5(unit alone) Beware the auto stuff,in that if you DONT need it ,bc not home there will still be a big fuel bill our elec just went .50 to over $1 kwh ($5-8/DAY) thats still way under $6-12/hr fuel and lp ng is not far behind. all of those will be faux rationed soon. Cousin just installed $40K solar system,building upgrade to carry + 4# load ,and $10K ,(50K /cf ng allotment), backup. net meter/ cut rate pay that will go to nothing. 30 years + payback to my pencil, but he gets a lot of $ govt (pc green) kick back on rr pension.