ARE THERE ANY AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS IN THE SOLAR FIELD?

Solar industry is very well regulated in Australia. Each and every aspect from product to installation is regulated. The list is extensive but some of the major Australian Standards are:

PV & Inverter Standards

  • AS/NZS 5033:2005, Installation of photovoltaic (PV) arrays.
  • AS/NZS 5033:2005, Installation of photovoltaic (PV) arrays.
  • AS/NZS 5033, PV modules are compliant and the product is listed at www.cleanenergycouncil.org.au

Grid Connected Solar Electric Systems

  • AS/NZS 3000:2007, Wiring Rules.
  • AS/NZS1768:2007, Lightning Protection.
  • AS/NZS1768:2007, Lightning Protection

Standalone Solar Power Systems

  • AS/NZS 4509:2009, Standalone Power systems, Part 1: Safety & installation.
  • AS 4086.2:1997, Secondary batteries for use with standalone power systems, Part 2: Installation & maintenance, wind system. AS/NZS 3000:2007, Wiring Rules
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