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Fortress 30 kW Standby Generator System

Model Number: 076880

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Our dealer exclusive Fortress standby generator line comes with great additional features. We offer the longest premium level of protection in the industry with a 6 year parts, labor and travel warranty. These generators come equipped with oil warmers for when the temperature drops to -1°C or lower.

Life doesn't stop when the power goes out. With the reliable 30 kW commercial grade home generator, life in your home keeps moving. Equipped with patented Symphony® II Power Management technology, the commercial-grade Briggs & Stratton engine can power all of your home's electrical needs. It automatically turns on seconds after sensing a power outage, allowing your family to live life uninterrupted.

Managed Whole House Power

Not all appliances are powered equally. Some, such as your central air conditioner, electric clothes dryer, electric stovetop, oven, or whirlpool tub, require a large amount of power to start up or operate properly.

The Symphony® II Power Management orchestrates these high-demand appliances with lower-demand items to give you true whole-house power with a smaller, more affordable generator.

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Symphony II®

Thanks to Symphony® II Power Management System, a smaller home generator system by Briggs & Stratton can meet all your needs and save you money in the process.

6 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty

The longest warranty in the industry. Our most comprehensive 6 year parts, labor & travel limited warranty.

Commercial-Grade Engine

A commercial-grade Vanguard™ engine means powerful performance when it matters most.

Durable Enclosure

Designed to face the elements, the system's enclosure is made from automotive-grade Galvanneal steel to resist rust. Its advanced powder coat paint process results in years of protection against chips and abrasions.

Flexible Placement

Have a tight lot line? Worried about your curb appeal? Install your generator as close as 18" for your home. Our generators are in compliance with the stringent National Fire Protection Agency 37 standard.

Financing Solution

We have partnered with Synchrony to provide financing solutions that fit your needs. Special financing is available on qualified Briggs & Stratton Standby Generators on the Briggs & Stratton Standby Power Credit Card.

*Subject to credit approval Minimum monthly payments required

Superior Customer Support

Shopping for the right standby generator for your home can be confusing, but Briggs & Stratton will be with you every step of the way. Contact our Canadian based customer service representatives by calling 1-877-829-0013 or visit the Customer Support Portal to get your questions answered now.


This generator is rated in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generator assemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No. 100-04 (motors and generators).

Warranty details available at briggsandstratton.com.

Installations must strictly comply with all applicable codes, industry standards, laws, regulations and provided installation manual. Running engines give off carbon monoxide, an odorless, colorless, poisonous gas so it is important to keep exhaust gas away from any windows, doors, ventilation intakes or crawl spaces. The installation manual contains specific instructions related to generator placement in addition to NFPA 37, including the requirement that Carbon monoxide detectors be installed and maintained in your home.

Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at ½ and full load. Generator operation may be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances – fuel flow rates may vary depending on these factors.

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Fortress 30 kW Standby Generator System

Engine SeriesLiquid-cooled, in-line, 4 cylinder
Engine Displacement1587
OperationFully Automatic
Voltage (V)120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0 pf
Alternator TypeComputer Friendly
Weekly ExerciserYes
Battery/Battery ChargerYes
Overcrank ProtectionYes
Hour MeterYes
Diagnostic Alerts With Remote System StatusLow Oil Shutdown, Engine Does Not Start, Low Frequency, Engine Overspeed, Low Voltage, Low Battery Voltage, Oil Temp High, Transfer Switch Fault
Length (in)71
Width (in)32.3
Height (in)37
Weight (lbs)1086
Warranty (Product)***6 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty
Running Watts LP30,000
Fuel Consumption Cubic Feet per Hour at Half Load LP50% load = 2.9 gal/hr
Running Watts NG30,000
Fuel Consumption Cubic Feet per Hour at Half Load NG50% load = 252 ft³ /hr
Running Amperage NG125
Running Amperage LP125
Warranty Consumer Product Info6 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty


*NG = Natural Gas; LP = Liquid Propane.

**Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at 1/2 load. Generator operation may be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances - fuel flow rates may vary depending on these factors.
***See Operator's Manual for complete warranty details

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Cold Weather Kit

The Briggs & Stratton Cold Weather Kit ensures smooth starting and reliable operation in the winter months. The thermostatically controlled battery warmers and oil heaters activate as the temperature drops to -29°C.

Maintenance Kit

Briggs & Stratton maintenance kits help you complete scheduled maintenance and prevent costly repairs on your standby generator. Maintenance kits are designed specifically for your generator’s needs.

Engine Block Heater Kit

Designed specifically for your generator’s engine needs, engine block heaters help keep engines warm making it easier for them to start in cold weather. Our 35KW, 45kW and 60kW standby generators are tested to start at -29ºC using this kit. Each kit includes an engine block heater and bracket.

Infohub™ Wireless Monitor

Infohub™ sends notifications to your computer, tablet, smartphone and/or dealer with your generator status, maintenance needs and service schedule reminders. Simple, hands-free and affordable, Infohub™ is a good choice for wireless monitoring.

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