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Home Portable Generator Sub-Panel Installation Copyright-Inlet-460x345-IMG_6581

Copyright-Inlet-460×345-IMG_6581

The arrow indicates the change from two single pole circuit breakers to one, two pole, 30 amp circuit breaker to feed the new generator sub-panel.

The L14-30 flanged inletmounted on the exterior of the house.

A generator cord is used to connect the generator flanged inlet to a portable generator in order to supply power to the generator sub-panel.

The upper arrow points to the cable feed that is coming from the generator inlet mounted on the outside of the house. The other arrow points to the interlock device attached to the generator circuit breaker. The interlock prevents the two main circuit breakers from being on at the same time.
With the cover down, rain is kept out.