Latest update: CARB rules don’t restrict when you can use consumer-type generators during PSPS events. Online gaming, watching television, cooking and warming your house are only some of the activities which can cease suddenly if there is a power outage. Basically, electricity means everything. Since almost everything depends on electricity, we cannot do anything if there is a sudden outage of electrical supply.
Power outages commonly occur during terrible weather conditions like hurricanes or typhoons. Since the United States is usually pumped with unpredictable weather, homes and families are geared with their own generator. During these difficult times, a generator comes in handy because it allows you to resume your regular activities without any power outage interruption.
It can provide the electrical power you need while you are patiently waiting for the electricity to be restored. Within a span of several hours, you can continue the things you are doing which requires the use of electricity. However, purchasing just an ordinary generator without being compliant to the CARB rules and regulations could be harmful to your health and the environment.