How Long Do

Power Outages Typically Last?

The average duration of a power outage in the U.S. was 7+ hours*

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Severe weather events – from hurricanes and wild fires to heat waves and snow storms – are the top cause of power outages.

 

In 2017, residents of Florida and Maine experienced longer outages than the rest of the country, both around 40 hours of outage throughout the year.

 

We continue to experience longer outages as the changing weather patterns put increasing strain on our aging grid.

Don't Be Left in the Dark

Cummins home standby generators keep the lights on when utility power goes out due to severe weather or utility failure. It’s a safe, permanent backup power solution for your home.

Cummins generators are quiet, compact and reliable, and automatically turn on when there’s an interruption in your utility company service. That means you and your family are never without power.

How much standby power do you need?

Calculate Your Home's Power Needs

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