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Guidelines and manuals

Listed below are all of the policies, guidelines, standards, specifications, forms and manuals for developers.

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Resources - specifications and other information

Smart home energy guides

Documents Published
Developers energy guide (PDF File, 1.7 MB) 25 May 2017
Energy sense home booklet (PDF File, 4.9 MB) 31 Aug 2015

Policy and guidelines

Documents Published
Developers' Handbook - Underground Distribution Construction (UDC) - Developer Design and Construct (PDF File, 298.2 KB) 19 Jun 2018
Negotiated Connection Establishment Contract (general terms) (PDF File, 439.2 KB) 19 Jun 2018
Connection Policy (PDF File, 580.0 KB) 1 Jul 2015
Contractor Rating Guidelines Ver 2 (PDF File, 158.2 KB) 13 May 2013

Approved supplier register

Documents Published
List of Subdivision Designers (PDF File, 201.3 KB) 12 Jun 2018
List of Public Lighting Designers (PDF File, 202.0 KB) 12 Jun 2018
List of Subdivision Construction Contractors (PDF File, 201.9 KB) 12 Jun 2018
List of Public Lighting Construction Contractors (PDF File, 233.7 KB) 12 Jun 2018

Design standards

Documents Published
NA000403R481 Ver 1 - Guideline for Adoption of CMEN Earthing System (PDF File, 277.6 KB) 27 Nov 2013
NA000403R482 Ver 1 - Supplementary Reference to Guideline for Adoption of CMEN Earthing System (PDF File, 204.1 KB) 27 Nov 2013
NA000403R471 Ver 1 - EMF Layout Design Recommendations (PDF File, 33.6 KB) 17 Sep 2015
NA000404R100 Ver 2 - Power Coordination Guidelines Agreement between Ergon Energy and Telstra (PDF File, 1.6 MB) 8 Oct 2008
PW000400T101 - Certificate of Lighting Design (PDF File, 29.7 KB) 19 Jun 2018
PW000400T100 - Certificate of Electrical Reticulation Design (PDF File, 28.7 KB) 19 Jun 2018
RSD01-UDC Design Specification (PDF File, 170.6 KB) 19 Jun 2018
RSD04 Ver 2 - Distribution Design Drafting Standard (PDF File, 2.6 MB) 20 Dec 2011

Construction and testing standards

Documents Published
PW001200T100 - Certification of Completion - Civil Works (PDF File, 28.7 KB) 19 Jun 2018
PW001200T101 - Certificate of Acceptance - Civil Works (PDF File, 26.0 KB) 19 Jun 2018
RSC07 UDC Civil Works Specification Ver 9 (PDF File, 241.2 KB) 19 Jun 2018
RSC08 UDC Electrical Works Specification Ver 6 (PDF File, 173.3 KB) 9 May 2013
RSC09 Specification for Horizontal Directional Drilling Ver 2 (PDF File, 52.8 KB) 6 Aug 2010
RSC10 UDC Electrical Testing Specification Ver 5 (PDF File, 175.1 KB) 9 May 2013

Materials specifications

Documents Published
Approved products list (MS Excel Document, 915.6 KB) 19 Jun 2018

Pre-start checklist

Documents Published
PW001602F100 UDC Project Pre-Start Meeting Record (PDF File, 132.5 KB) 19 Jun 2018

Audit checklists

Documents Published
UDC Design Audit Checklist Ver 5 (PDF File, 180.3 KB) 7 Jan 2015
UDC Construction Audit Checklist Ver 6 (PDF File, 466.3 KB) 7 Jan 2015

Testing reports

Documents Published
PW001201R100 Commissioning Checklist for Simple Events (PDF File, 52.0 KB) 29 Aug 2017
SP0405C01 LV Cable Commissioning Test Report Ver 4 (PDF File, 32.9 KB) 24 Jul 2014
SP0406C01 Commissioning Ground Mounted Distribution Substation and Switchgear Ver 3 (PDF File, 80.9 KB) 17 Mar 2010
SP0407C01 HV Cable Commissioning Ver 10 (PDF File, 82.9 KB) 22 Jun 2016

Field data collection forms

Documents Published
NA000403F193 HV Switches Ver 7 (MS Word Document, 184.5 KB) 21 Aug 2017
NA000403F194 Transformers/Regulators/Reactors Ver 7 (MS Word Document, 220.0 KB) 21 Aug 2017
NA000403F195 Street Lights Ver 6 (MS Word Document, 122.5 KB) 2 Apr 2014
NA000403F196 Poles Ver 6 (MS Word Document, 150.5 KB) 21 Aug 2017
NA000403F197 LV Pillars/Cabinets/UG Cable Ver 6 (MS Word Document, 150.0 KB) 21 Aug 2017

Operational Updates

Documents Published
Operational Update No. T-1407 Gerard Nostalgia LED Range Quarantined (PDF File, 272.3 KB) 9 May 2018
Operational Update No. T-1394 - Padlocks for FNQ Enclosures (PDF File, 267.6 KB) 16 Apr 2018
Operational Update No. 1154 - Changes to the Supervision of Electrical Conduits Installed by Developers (PDF File, 184.0 KB) 27 May 2016
Operational Update No. 1095 - Community Title Development (PDF File, 4.9 MB) 26 Nov 2015
Operational Update No. 978 - Identification of existing easement boundaries (PDF File, 187.9 KB) 3 Mar 2015
Operational Update No. 20141002 - Works Enablement - Extension to Standard Trench Width (PDF File, 97.3 KB) 22 Oct 2014
Operational Update No. 20140201 - Works Enablement - Performance Security (PDF File, 75.9 KB) 31 Mar 2014

Additional Information

Documents Published
Standards Alert StdsA406B - Changes to Luminaires On Energy Queensland Contract 01345 (PDF File, 1.1 MB) 6 Jul 2018
Developer Update - Changes to Developers Materials Listings Process (PDF File, 196.5 KB) 26 Feb 2018
Standards Alert StdA19 - Revised Queensland Public Lighting Construction Manual Version 5 (PDF File, 69.0 KB) 15 Jun 2017
Table of changes to UDC developers handbook (PDF File, 27.2 KB) 5 Mar 2015
Developer Design and Construction Alert (MS Word Document, 55.5 KB) 13 May 2013

Manuals

Overhead Construction Manual

Documents Published
Detailed Changes to Overhead Construction Manual (PDF File, 105.4 KB) 17 Aug 2018
Help File (PDF File, 746.3 KB) 10 Jul 2017
11,22,33kV Construction Concrete Pole (PDF File, 9.5 MB) 17 Aug 2018
11,22,33kV Construction Steel Pole (PDF File, 4.6 MB) 17 Aug 2018
11,22,33kV Construction Wood Pole (PDF File, 17.0 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Assemblies (PDF File, 36.6 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Cable Termination Poles (PDF File, 11.0 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Construction Practices (PDF File, 15.0 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Design Information (PDF File, 804.7 KB) 17 Aug 2018
Earthing Concrete Pole (PDF File, 2.1 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Earthing Nailed and Steel Butted Poles (PDF File, 9.8 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Earthing Steel Pole (PDF File, 856.0 KB) 17 Aug 2018
Earthing Wood Pole (PDF File, 13.7 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Fibre Optic Cable Construction (PDF File, 2.1 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Introduction (PDF File, 2.3 MB) 17 Aug 2018
LV Construction (PDF File, 3.4 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Main Index (PDF File, 858.3 KB) 17 Aug 2018
Manufacturing Detail Concrete Pole (PDF File, 29.2 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Manufacturing Detail Steel Pole (PDF File, 2.1 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Material Data (PDF File, 5.1 MB) 17 Aug 2018
National Broadband Network (PDF File, 3.0 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Pole Stay Construction (PDF File, 3.8 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Reactors (PDF File, 1.5 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Regulators (PDF File, 12.8 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Services (PDF File, 11.3 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Special Construction (PDF File, 23.0 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Stringing Charts (PDF File, 10.1 MB) 17 Aug 2018
SWER Construction (PDF File, 3.6 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Switches (PDF File, 14.5 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Transformers Concrete Pole (PDF File, 3.2 MB) 17 Aug 2018
Transformers Wood Pole (PDF File, 7.5 MB) 17 Aug 2018

Public Lighting Design Manual

Documents Published
Public Lighting Design Manual (PDF File, 2.5 MB) 2 Sep 2014

Queensland Public Lighting Construction Manual

Documents Published
MAIN INDEX (PDF File, 275.9 KB) 20 Aug 2018
Introduction (PDF File, 3.4 MB) 20 Aug 2018
Assemblies (PDF File, 13.4 MB) 20 Aug 2018
Construction Practices (PDF File, 5.4 MB) 20 Aug 2018
Services (PDF File, 3.6 MB) 20 Aug 2018
Columns Major Road (PDF File, 6.9 MB) 20 Aug 2018
Columns Minor Road (PDF File, 2.5 MB) 20 Aug 2018
Pole Brackets Major Road (PDF File, 4.9 MB) 20 Aug 2018
Pole Brackets Minor Road (PDF File, 2.2 MB) 20 Aug 2018
Flood Lighting (PDF File, 2.5 MB) 20 Aug 2018
Joint Use (PDF File, 2.9 MB) 20 Aug 2018
Bulkhead Luminaires (PDF File, 629.6 KB) 20 Aug 2018
PE Cell Conversion (PDF File, 1.9 MB) 20 Aug 2018
Control Wiring (PDF File, 1.2 MB) 20 Aug 2018

Underground Construction Manual

Documents Published
StdsA419 - Detailed Changes to Underground Construction Manual - Issue 12 (PDF File, 122.1 KB) 7 Aug 2018
MAIN INDEX (PDF File, 325.1 KB) 7 Aug 2018
Introduction (PDF File, 1.2 MB) 7 Aug 2018
Assemblies (PDF File, 15.5 MB) 7 Aug 2018
Construction Practices (PDF File, 4.2 MB) 7 Aug 2018
Trenching (PDF File, 17.3 MB) 7 Aug 2018
Padmounted Substations (PDF File, 19.9 MB) 7 Aug 2018
Services (PDF File, 1.6 MB) 7 Aug 2018
LV Construction (PDF File, 4.3 MB) 7 Aug 2018
HV Construction (PDF File, 6.3 MB) 7 Aug 2018
HV Switchgear (PDF File, 5.7 MB) 7 Aug 2018
Earthing (PDF File, 4.9 MB) 7 Aug 2018
Material Data (PDF File, 2.8 MB) 7 Aug 2018
Fibre Optic Construction (PDF File, 1.9 MB) 7 Aug 2018
National Broadband Network (PDF File, 719.0 KB) 7 Aug 2018
Special Construction (PDF File, 1.1 MB) 7 Aug 2018

Distribution Design Manual

Documents Published
STNW3361 Ver 1 - Standard for Distribution Line Design Overhead (PDF File, 8.4 MB) 1 Mar 2017
STNW3369 Ver 1 - Standard for Distribution Line Design Underground (PDF File, 820.1 KB) 6 May 2016

Important information

This material is made available on the basis that it may be necessary for a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) to undertake or oversee the engineering services to meet statutory obligations.

Ergon Energy makes no representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy of the documents provided and accepts no liability howsoever arising for any loss resulting from the use of the documents or reliance placed on them.

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The documents provided are to be used as a guide only. Subject to any other statutory obligation, to the extent practical, the recipient agrees to use reasonable endeavours to notify Ergon Energy of any errors or omissions it becomes aware of in the documents to enable correction/updating.

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