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KOHLER® 48RCL Residential 48kW Emergency Backup Generators operate via natural gas or LPV and provide advanced voltage and frequency regulation, as well as ultra-low levels of harmonic distortion for excellent power quality while protecting your valuable electronics. KOHLER® generators offer worry-free emergency power to supply your home electrical needs for appliances, security systems, and more, for days and weeks.

*This is the base model. 1 PH, 240V, 200A LCB. Please call 866-888-6111 for other phase/volt options.


Kohler 48RCL Residential 48KW Emergency Backup Generator - Natural Gas or LPV

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  • •     Delivers exceptional voltage and frequency regulation along with ultra-low levels of harmonic distortion for optimal power quality, protecting even the most sophisticated electronics.

    •     Aluminum enclosure comes standard with the 48RCL.

    •     Delivers excellent voltage response and short-circuit capability using a rare-earth permanent magnet (PM)-excited alternator through the KOHLER Fast-Response(TM) X excitation system.

    •     Provides ultra-quiet, neighborhood-friendly performance.

    •     Is compatible with OnCue(R) Generator Management System 3.0, Load Control Module (LCM) and Programmable Interface Module (PIM).

    •     Provides fast, flexible installation with easy to wire terminal block and breaker and easy to connect fuel lines.

    •     Tested per IEEE std 115 and compliant with temperature rise standard of NEMA MG1 and UL2200.

    •     Includes vacuum-impregnated windings with fungus-resistant epoxy varnish for dependability and long life.

    •     Sustains short-circuit current of up to 300% of the rated current for up to 10 seconds.

    •     Sustains short-circuit current enabling downstream circuit breakers to trip without collapsing the alternator field.

    •     Includes powerful and reliable GM 5.0 L liquid-cooled engine.

    •     Works with natural gas or LP fuel and can be simply converted between the two in the field while maintaining emission certification.

    •     Features closed-loop fuel control for long-lasting, clean emissions.

    •     A standard five-year limited warranty covers all systems and components.