On 18 December 2020 a new version of AS/NZS 4777.2 was released. AS/NZS 4777.2:2020 comes into effect 12 months from the release, on 18 December 2021. For more information about this change, please see our FAQs document (PDF 743.9 kb).
For information on the technical design and connection requirements for Small Inverter Energy System (IES), please refer to our STNW1170 Standard for Small IES Connections (PDF 1.2 mb). This standard is updated regularly and we encourage those involved in the connection of small IES to review the standard to understand the latest obligations and opportunities.
Below are the Connection Standard supporting documents and a short explanation.
Customer information sheet
The customer information sheet tells customers:
- How to apply to connect a small IES and associated obligations
- About the Queensland Solar Bonus Scheme, non-export systems and reactive power control
- About the difference between kVA and kW
- When and why an electrical installation may need to be upgraded to support a small IES.
We encourage all prospective small IES owners to read this document and encourage PV sales consultants to either give customers a link to the document or a hard copy.
Application for network connection of a small IES
We encourage you to apply online via our Electrical Partners Portal for network connection of a small IES.
If you'd prefer to make a hard copy application, download the Application for Network Connection of a Micro EG Unit Form (PDF 543.3 kb).
|STNW1170 Ver 8 - Standard for Small IES Connections (PDF File, 1.2 MB)||20 Dec 2021|
|Customer Information - Thinking about solar PV? (PDF File, 277.4 KB)||1 Jul 2014|
|Application for Network Connection of a Micro E G Unit Form (PDF File, 543.3 KB)||1 Jul 2021|
Have any queries?
For any queries about the new Connection Standard or small IES technology-specific queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.