Cummins 50kW standby generator, model RS50

Cummins 50kW Standby Generator

Cummins RS50

Brand: Cummins
Equipment Price: starting at $19657

The Cummins 50kW Generator, available through Carolina Energy Systems, is a robust and high-performance standby generator suitable for both residential and commercial applications. One of Cummins Generators’ most popular models, this generator can handle the electricity needs of larger properties and businesses during extended power outages. Carolina Energy Systems is proud to offer the Cummins 50kW Generator, providing customers with a reliable and efficient solution supported by our expertise in backup power systems.

Product Description
  • Robust Product Design and Testing: This generator is meticulously engineered to function seamlessly under even the harshest environmental conditions, including frigid cold starts at temperatures as low as -40°F. It undergoes rigorous testing and certification to comply with the latest EPA, UL, and IBC Seismic standards, ensuring it meets NFPA110 requirements when equipped with the necessary accessories and installed correctly.
  • Flexible Exercise Mode: Embrace the innovation of the flexible exercise mode, allowing the generator to be exercised at a time, frequency, and duration of your preference – as little as 2 minutes every 6 months. This ingenious feature not only minimizes fuel consumption but also reduces emissions and noise, making it an environmentally conscious and efficient choice.
  • Advanced Enclosure Design: The aesthetically pleasing enclosure boasts special designs that make it the quietest generator of its kind. Constructed with aluminum material and a durable powder coat paint, it excels in anti-corrosion performance. Furthermore, the generator set enclosure is evaluated to withstand wind loads of up to 180 MPH in compliance with ASCE7-10 standards. The addition of hinged doors allows easy access for service and maintenance, ensuring user convenience.
  • Self-Diagnostics and Easy Service: Equipped with Cummins PowerCommand® electronic control, this generator offers industry-leading self-diagnostic capabilities. Critical components are designed to streamline service and preventive maintenance, making it quick and efficient.

These remarkable features and benefits make this generator an exceptional choice for your power needs, promising reliability, efficiency, and ease of maintenance.

Generator Specifications

Natural gas/propane 1800 rpm engine
Engine air cleaner – normal duty
Electronic governor, isochronous
Engine starter, 12 VDC motor
Shutdown – low oil pressure
Extension – oil drain
Engine oil – included

Fuel system

Single fuel – natural gas or propane vapor, field


60 Hz, 1 phase, 4 lead, or 3 phase, 12 lead, 120 oC
temperature rise at 40 oC ambient
Exciter/voltage regulator – torque match


PowerCommand 1.1
Display language – English
Control mounting, left facing


Single circuit breaker, UL certified, right-side mounted
Battery charging alternator, normal duty
Battery charger – 6 Amp, regulated


Generator set cooling capability – 50 oC
Shutdown – low coolant level
Engine coolant – 50/50 mixture
Extension – coolant drain


Aluminum enclosure Sound Level 1 with muffler
installed, sandstone color
Wind rating – 180 MPH

Code compliance

UL 2200
EPA emissions, stationary emergency, 40CFR60
IBC Seismic
NFPA110 capable

Generator set application

Coolant heater
Crank case vent heater
Battery rack
Flexible fuel line
Literature (English) – operator’s manual, installation


Base warranty – 2 year standby
Extended warranties available


Shipping pallet

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