If you have a Toyota Prius (or a similar gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle), then you could have an additional energy source during power interruptions. Unlike a traditional power generator, the Prius also has a battery that can provide instant, UPS-like power to your house and electronic devices. Electrical testing using a “dummy load” has indicated that one you draw about 5-6KW of electrical power at ~220VDC from your Prius. The PriUPS website is an excellent resource on this topic with lots of useful information.
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