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Guidance to ensure compliant solar and small scale generation installations.

These resources include

  • installation advice and requirements (for electricians and others involved in installations)
  • news about requirements
  • links to relevant industry bodies.

Guidance documents

The Installation and inspection of grid-connected PV systems April 2015 (no battery storage) document has been superseded by Australian Standard AS/NZS 5033:2021 Installation and safety requirements for photovoltaic (PV) array and AS/NZS 4777.1:2016 Grid connection of energy systems via inverters Installation requirement.

Guidance pages

Guidance news items

  • ERACExternal Link (Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council) provides various resources and publications about electrical products, installations and solar / small scale generation.
  • Solar VictoriaExternal Link is responsible for the delivery of the Victorian Government’s Solar Homes Program and provides information for industry and the general public about this and other solar programs.
  • WorkSafe VictoriaExternal Link provide guidance and assistance to ensure all employers and employees have a safe work place in the electrical and solar industry.

Date: 09/12/2023 17:05

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Reviewed 13 July 2023

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