Technical Updates

Certification requirement issues for solar PV inverters that incorporate a DC isolator

The Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) and the Standing Committee of Officials (SCO) of the Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS) have issued a joint statement addressing the certification requirement issues for solar PV inverters that incorporate a DC isolator.

Revised Australian Standard for solar PV installations

On 19 November 2021, Standards Australia published a revised standard AS/NZS 5033:2021, Installation and safety requirements for photovoltaic (PV) arrays, replacing the existing standard AS/NZS 5033:2014.

Electrical safety periodic tests and inspections - Electrical riser brackets

Electrical riser brackets are a part of the premise’s electrical installation and are used to raise the electrical supply cable above the ground from the supply pole to the premises.

Neutral links in meter boxes

​This is a technical update for electrical contractors.

Solar PV installation over 30 KW

This is a technical update for solar installers.

Amendments to AS/NZS5033:2014 Installation and safety requirements for photovoltaic (PV) arrays

This is a technical update for solar installers​.

New Australian Standards requirements for solar DC isolators

This is a technical update for electrical contractors.

Unauthorised version of The Wiring Rules is not safe

​Standards Australia has become aware of a document circulating on social media purporting to be the new edition of AS/NZS 3000:2018, Electrical Installations (known as the Wiring Rules).

Contacting Power and Water for assistance 1800 245 092

This is a technical update for electrical contractors.

Voltage rise determination in solar PV installation is required to be less than 2%

This is a technical update for solar installers.