You can trust United Rentals' fleet of portable gas generator rentals. Our small, medium and towable gas generators are ideal for light-duty commercial jobs or providing emergency backup power when needed.
Uses: Ideal for powering light towers and multiple tools or appliances
FAQs About Gas Generators
Find the right gas generator rental for your next project from our fleet of products, including inverter generators. Our full fleet includes construction-grade units loaded with quality features and various power outputs ranging from our base 2,000-watt gas generators to our robust 11,900-watt generators to satisfy even the most demanding applications. We carry equipment made by top manufacturers like Multiquip, Honda and more.
Learn more about our portable gas generators below.
According to OSHA requirements, the frame of a portable gas generator does not need to be grounded (connected to earth) because the frame serves as the ground, replacing the grounding electrode.
How long can a gas generator run?
This depends on the fuel capacity of the gas generator in question, however most gas generators will run between 8-12 hours on a full tank. There are naturally exceptions, and our smallest gas generator runs for about an 5 hours on a full tank, while our larger models can run for twice as long.
What size gas generator do I need?
Gas generators come in various sizes and should be selected based on the amount of running wattage needed to power the connected equipment. Learn more about how to select the right size mobile generator rental for your next project.