Cummins Home Standby Generators

Backup Power Tips

It’s Only a Matter of Time Until Your Next Power Outage

To help you prepare for and manage your next power outage, we compiled this library of useful resources. And, remember, a backup power system is the best way to protect your family and property from the consequences of a grid outage.

Frequently Asked Questions

Feel confident and informed in your decision-making with our complete answers to frequently asked questions. View FAQs.

Power outages from 2009 to 2015

Power outages from 2009 to 2015

139.2 million people affected, or an average of nearly 20 million a year.

Buying Guide

When your circumstances require the peace of mind of a home standby generator, see how Cummins is ready to support you. Read more.


Ahead of the Storm

Year-round, the grid that supplies your home’s power is under attack. See how you can be more prepared for severe weather and the subsequent prolonged outages. Learn how.


Portable or Standby?

When choosing for your emergency plan, it makes sense to compare whether portable or standby generator power will meet your needs. See the pros and cons.


Let’s Take a Step-by-Step Look at How Standby Power Works