Plug-in genset promises quiet, clean jobsite power
Viatec’s SmartPX new plug-in electric genset uses a rotary generator to produce pure sine-wave 120/240VAC power, offering a quieter and cleaner alternative to units that run on gasoline or diesel.
The system was initially piloted in Utilimaster step vans used by Duke Energy, powering a rooftop HVAC unit, a 4hp trash pump used to clear water and debris, internal and external 120V outlets, an external 240V outlet for heavier equipment, and 12V power to maintain vehicle batteries.
The unit also features a lifecycle that is double or triple the one associated with the genset it replaces, the company adds.
Crews can recharge it overnight with a standard 120V outlet, or opt for a quicker Level 2 EV charger.
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