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6106 Milwee St.
Houston, Texas 77092
Generators of Houston - Power Calculator
These calculators will assit you in determining what size generator you may require or how to convert one unit of electricity
Converting kVA to kW
Converting kW to kVA
Converting kW to HP
What size genset is needed to start a 3 phase electric motor Direct on Line (DOL) start
Generator Size to Start Motors
You only need to fill in the columns coloured in blue.
* Please NOTE the above calculations are an estimate only because other
factors such as site conditions, motor efficiencies and iron losses
are not taken into consideration.
Fill in the HP of the motor(s) in their starting squence, select the start method (Direct On Line or Star Delta) and
press Evaluate. The required generator size will then be displayed at the bottom.