Recently on a Sunday night in Memphis, a strong storm with heavy gusts of wind caused damage in the Mid-South. Memphis electricians worked tirelessly throughout the night to restore power. However, as of Monday morning, over 120,000 homes and businesses were still without electricity, and many of these homes and businesses could be without power for days, according to Memphis Light Gas and Water. Those who have generators are fortunate, but the question remains: which type of generator is superior – a standby generator by Generac or a portable generator? Both can handle the essentials, so your decision comes down to price and power. Continue reading to discover some of the primary differences between the two types of generators to help you decide.