550 kVA Generators

At Pleavin Power, we offer a wide range of heavy duty power generators that will be ideal for any kind of electrical power issue that you may be experiencing. Whether you are expecting a power outage in the coming days/weeks or if you are in need of a unit that can act as a primary power source for certain appliances or even sections of businesses.

The 550 kVA generator is the largest that we have in our range making it an incredibly popular unit among some of our larger clients as they will tend to look to use these units for use in factories or power plants as they can easily power certain sections of these larger facilities.

The team at Pleavin Power will be by your side to support you throughout the entire process if necessary, this has meant that we have been able to provide clients across the UK with sufficient information to find the perfect power solution for their predicament.

Where Can You Use a 550 kVA Generator?

If you are looking for a heavy-duty generator like this 550 kVA unit, there is a high likelihood that you are in an industry such as the construction sector or the production sector which would facilitate the need for such a large unit.

These kinds of generators can be used in just about any heavy-duty environment for any kind of reason. Whether you need a new primary power source for a large section of your facility or perhaps you are concerned about frequent power outages and would like a unit that can provide backup power in emergencies, this generator is sure to support you however necessary.

These generators are also able to be used for your household however the size of these units would make placing them in a safe enough area to be utilised for home usage would be impossible.

For this type of backup power, you may want to look more at portable generators and some of the smaller units in our stocks such as the 17 kVA Generator.

Benefits of Using a 550 kVA Generator

When making the commitment to buying such an expensive generator unit, it is important for you to be aware of the great benefits that it will present you with both long-term and short-term.

One of the key benefits that you will be granted with these 550 kVA generators is that they are fuelled by diesel fuel. Diesel is commonly known as one of the most efficient fuels in the world and has been used for a multitude of different machinery for many years.

This efficiency will mean that you will only need to store a small amount of fuel each time you are required to fill your generator with fuel. This will also mean that you will need to refill less frequently making the upkeep of your generator much easier in the long term.

These generators are also incredibly quiet when compared to other generators of this size, this means that they can be deployed in more areas without being a nuisance to the people in the surrounding area.


One of the most common things that people will look for when buying a new generator is the specifications of the unit. This is what people use to compare the capabilities and key features of two different generators to see which of the two is better for them.

Our 550 kVA generator measures 3376mm x 1500mm x 2191mm and has a dry weight of 4120 kg. These measurements are vital to take into account as you will need to ensure that you have a sufficient amount of space to store the generator safely.

If you are unsure of where to place your generator, this is something our team are able to help with in order to ensure that you have the correct spacing to store this unit safely.

Fuel Consumption

One of the major drawbacks that these generators do present that you must take into account is that they consume a very high amount of fuel compared to the smaller generators due to the workload that these units will commonly have to undertake.

At 100% load, these generators will be producing a fuel consumption level of around 87.3 litres per hour which can be problematic in the long term however the amount of energy these units will output is much greater than that of most others.

This should be one of the key specifications that you should be paying attention to in order to make sure that you are able to keep up with the regular refuelling of the unit over longer periods of time.

Key Features

Our 550 kVA generators come filled with plenty of amazing features that will be sure to help you with your power supply issues. First of all, these units are able to produce a frequency of 50Hz which will prevent your generator from losing any transmission ensuring the continued functions of your generator.

The engine that these generators come with as standard is the Cummins QSZ13-610 organised in an inline, six-cylinder setup in order to provide optimal performance for larger workloads.

Why Choose Pleavin Power?

At Pleavin Power, we are committed to delivering the highest quality services to ensure that your generator is maintained properly and you have all of the information you need to keep your generator running long-term.

Our team is well-versed in the world of generator management meaning that we have a keen expertise in all aspects of the industry. We are able to help you determine the quality of your power through our power quality surveys and inform you of the next steps you should take in order to increase your productivity.

We are also able to recondition the engine of your generator as well as providing it with an overhaul to make it function as though it were a completely new unit.

If you are interested in purchasing this generator or would like to enquire about our services, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at 0151 832 5007 or email us at [email protected].

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