Goal Zero Yeti 3000 generator


The Goal Zero Yeti 3000 is part of the Generator test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Generator models like the Yeti 3000 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Power delivery: How well voltage is maintained and how well they handled surges in power demand over various loads.

Power quality: A power station’s ability to deliver clean power (THD) over various loads.

Ease of use: Includes ease of transporting, changing or connecting additional batteries and other feature uses.


Claimed output (watts) Claimed output Maximum wattage for continuous operation, as per the manufacturer.
Battery type Battery type Type of battery used.
Battery Lithium Ion
Weight Weight The power station’s weight, to the nearest pound.
No. of power outlets No. of power outlets How many appliances you can plug directly into the power station (120 volts only)
USB port USB port Number of USB ports.
Wheels Wheels Whether the portable units comes standard with wheels, or are able to be purchased separately.
Battery life Battery life Display of how much battery power is left.
Wattage Wattage Display of watts being used by devices plugged into the power station.
Volts Volts List of available voltages.
120V AC, 12V DC, 5V DC (USB)