Portable Generator Wattage Calculator

Portable Generator Wattage Calculator

Easily Calculate the Right Portable Generator Size

Jared, the Generator Expert
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Generator Expert

Did you know the most important factor when shopping for a portable generator is the sizing?Electric Generators Direct put together this easy-to-usePortable Generator Wattage Calculatorto make it simple to pick the perfect size.
Simply fill out the details of your home and the watt calculator will do the work for you by suggesting the right portable generator size. To determine your homes exact power requirements, we suggest contacting a certified electrician.
Step OneHow Will You Use Your Generator?
Backup Generator
BACKUP
Save the day during a storm or blackout and keep home essentials running like a refrigerator, window a/c, and cellphones.
Recreational Generator
RECREATIONAL
Power-up fun outdoor activities like RVs, camping, tailgating, picnicking, and fishing.
Jobsite Generator
JOBSITE
Get the right generator for the job. Power up your construction, food service, ranching, etc.
I'm in California - Check this box if you live or intend to use in California. Power equipment must be CARB compliant. We will only display compliant products. Prices may vary.
Step TwoWhat Do You Want to Power?
HOME ESSENTIALS
AC (Window) - 10,000 BTU
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Gas Furnace
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Fridge/Freezer
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Deep Freezer
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Sump Pump
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Well Pump
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60W Light Bulb
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KITCHEN
Microwave
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Toaster
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Electric Range
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Dishwasher
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Coffee Maker
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Kegerator
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Wine Cooler
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ELECTRONICS
Television
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Computer
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WiFi Router
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Garage Door Opener
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Hair Dryer
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Fans
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Space Heater
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CPAP Machine
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OTHER APPLIANCES
Washing Machine
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Gas Clothes Dryer
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Electric Clothes Dryer
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YOUR ADDED ITEMS
Don't see an item you need? Add your own.
Recommended Minimum Running Wattage
Total Running Watts:
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Maximum Wattage Reached
high wattage
High Wattage
You have exceeded the total running power of a single inverter.
You may be able to power your needs by paralleling two inverter together. Learn More

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Estimated Running Wattage:
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* PED Sizing Tool assumes that you will use load management and not run all appliances at the same time.
We recommend having an licensed electrician verify your specific electrical requirements before purchasing.
wattage warning Maximum Wattage
You've exceeded maximum wattage for a portable backup generator (17,500 running watts)
Please modify your selections or consider a standby generator.
You've exceeded maximum wattage for a portable recreational inverter and parallel kits (11,000 running watts, when paralleled).
Please modify your selections.
You've exceeded maximum wattage for a portable worksite generator (19,000 running watts).
Please modify your selections.
Need some help finding the perfect generator?
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wattage warning Attention
If you choose to modify your current selection(s), the results will be cleared.
Do you wish to refresh the results?
After making changes, remember to click on the "See Suggested Portables" button to refresh product suggestions.
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Wattage Total:
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Need More Help Choosing a Portable Generator?
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Jared, the Generator Expert
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