Kohler 30kW standby generators

Kohler 30kW Standby Generator

Kohler 30RCLA

Brand: Kohler
Equipment Price: starting at $14535

The Kohler 30RCLA Generator, accessible through Carolina Energy Systems, is a premium standby generator meticulously engineered to provide reliable power backup for residential and small business applications. As one of Kohler Generators’ highly sought-after models, this generator effortlessly supports essential household appliances and systems in the face of unforeseen power interruptions, ensuring uninterrupted comfort and peace of mind. Carolina Energy Systems is dedicated to offering the Kohler 30RCLA Generator, providing customers with a dependable solution backed by our expertise and exceptional service.

Product Description

Reliable power for large residential or small business needs is at your fingertips. When severe weather or power failures strike, your 30 kW KOHLER® generator, equipped with an industrial-grade engine, ensures your home or business remains fully operational, from central air and sump pumps to personal computers and more.*

  • Powerful: In just 10 seconds, your KOHLER generator automatically restores power, keeping you connected to the activities you love.
  • Smart: Enjoy a steady, high-quality power supply that safeguards your electronics from potential damage associated with low-quality power sources.
  • Premium Warranty: Our commitment includes a 5-year, 2,000-hour protection plan, complemented by a durable aluminum enclosure built for longevity.
  • Quiet: Designed to be neighborhood-friendly, with weekly exercise volume equivalent to a typical conversation.
  • Innovative: This generator features patent-pending innovations, such as a three-fan, automotive-style cooling system that keeps noise levels down.


  • Fuel Flexibility: Operates efficiently on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG), offering 125 amps on both fuels for the 30RCLA model.
  • Extraordinary Peak Motor-Starting Capacity: The 30RCL model boasts an impressive 44kVA at 240V, ensuring reliable power startup.
  • Premium Power Quality: Delivering exceptional digital voltage and frequency regulation, along with remarkably low levels of harmonic distortion, your generator safeguards sophisticated electronics and appliances.
  • Kohler KG2204T Industrial-Grade Engine: Featuring hydraulic valve lifters that eliminate the need for lengthy break-in periods and expensive valve adjustments, operating at 1800 rpm ensures dependable performance.
  • Compatibility: Seamlessly works with OnCue® Plus and optional OnCue® Plus Wireless Generator Management Systems, Programmable Interface Module (PIM), and Load Control Module (LCM) or Load Shed kit (LCM or Load Shed Kit compatible with single-phase generators only).


  • RDC2 Controller: Engineered to manage both the generator set and Model RXT transfer switch functions, catering to today’s sophisticated electronics.
  • Extremely Quiet Operation: Operating at 62 dBA at full speed and 54 dBA during exercise (equivalent to a normal conversation), it ensures minimal disturbance.
  • Corrosion-Resistant Aluminum Enclosure: Standard to withstand the elements.
  • Fuel Switching: Easily switches between natural gas and LPG in the field.
  • Additional Compatibility: Compatible with OnCue® Plus and optional OnCue® Plus Wireless Generator Management Systems, Programmable Interface Module (PIM), and Load Control Module (LCM) or Load Shed kit (LCM or Load Shed Kit compatible with single-phase generators only).
  • NFPA 37 Compliant: These new RCL generators are listed and labeled to meet NFPA 37 requirements for installations as close as 18 inches. Please adhere to proper installation guidelines for clearance to windows, doors, air intakes, as per the installation manual and local codes.

*Based on generator and load size.

Generator Specifications

Rated kW LPL: 30 kW
Rated kW NG: 30 kW
Amps LP: 125 amps
Amps NG: 125 amps
Peak Motor Starting kVA @240 V: 44 kVa
Alternator Note: All information shown is for 1 Phase 60 Hz generator with the largest alternator option available.
Displacement: 2.2 L (134 cu. in.)
Horsepower: 64 HP
Enclosure Material: Aluminum
Sound Output During Weekly Exercise: 54 dB(A)
Sound Output During Full-speed Operation: 62 dB(A)
Response Time: 10 seconds
Warranty: Premium five-year limited warranty
Country of Origin: US
Certifications/Listings: CSA,EPA,UL 2200
Automatic Transfer Switch Included: Sold Separately
Remote Monitoring Available: Included
Off Grid / Utility Backup: Utility Backup
Weight: 1320 lbs. (599 kg)
Alternator Type: 4-Pole, Rotating Field
Controller: RDC2 Controller
Cylinder Arrangement: Inline-4 cylinder
Dimensions: 1880 mm x 836 mm x 1146 mm (74 in. x 32.9 in. x 45.1 in.)
Engine Manufacturer/Description: KOHLER
Engine Model: Residential Powertrain KG2204T, 2.2 L, 4-Cycle, Turbocharged
Engine/Alternator RPM: 1800
Fuel Type: Natural Gas, LPG
Frequency: 0=50 Hz, 1=60 Hz
Phase: Single Phase or Three Phase
Voltage @ 60 Hz: 120/240
Digital Voltage Regulation: ±1.0%
Built-in Mounting Pad: No
NFPA 37 Reduced Setback: Yes

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