Generator Safety

Tillamook PUD does not sell generators. We do, however, provide important information on generator use and safety.

To see Generator Safety Frequently Asked Questions, click here.

GENERATOR SALES/ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS

BORLAND COASTAL ELECTRIC
PO Box 2697
Gearhart, OR 97138
503.738.8391
CCB# 3226
EC Company
PO Box 3318
Bay City, OR 97107
503.377.2154
CCB# 49737
MIAMI COVE ELECTRIC
PO Box 545
Garibaldi, OR 97118
503.322.3300
CCB# 83255
ANGUS ELECTRIC
2 North Main Ave
Tillamook, OR 97141
503.815.8145
CCB# 171850
CUMMINS NORTHWEST, INC.
4711 N. Basin Avenue
Portland, OR 97208
1.800.283.0336

These contractors have agreed to respond quickly to Tillamook PUD customers interested in installing backup generators. However, any qualified electrician is capable of installing the transfer switch.

Load Calculation Work Sheet

EQUIPMENT STARTING LOAD AVERAGE WATTS TOTAL
Clothes dryer (electric)

4,800

Clothes dryer (gas)

500

Coffee maker

1,200

Computer

500

Copy machine

1,500

Dishwasher

1,200

Fax machine

220

Freezer

2,250

750

Garage door opener

300

Heat (electric)

6 – 20,000

Heat pump

10,000 +

Lighting (100 watt bulb)

100

Microwave oven

600 – 1,000

Pellet stove

250

Refrigerator/Freezer

1,800

600

Range (each burner)

1,500

Radio

50

Septic pump

2,000

1,000

Sump pump

1,500

750

Shaver

15

Television

150 – 500

Toaster

1,200

Vacuum cleaner

600

Waffle iron

1,200

Washing machine

1,000

500

Water heater (electric)

4,800

Well pump (1 hp)

4,000

1,000