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Solar Industry Updates 2021

UpdateTopicsPublished
Issue 15Your  questions answered on the switch to AS/NZS 4777.2:2020 inverters in Queensland5 Oct 2021
Issue 14Have you submitted a Supply Availability? We'd like to hear from you!1 Oct 2021
Issue 13Asbestos Containing Material Reminder,  Portal How-To Video, The Next Thing You Touch Safety Campaign, Electrical Safety Week Webinar. 25 Aug 2021
Issue 12Our COVID-19 Response: Three Day Lockdown in Cairns & Yarrabah Areas.9 Aug 2021
Issue 11The Full Introduction of AS/NZS 4777.2.2020 is Fast Approaching!3 Aug 2021
Issue 1044c Eligibility, Customer Details for Under 30kVA Negotiated Solar Applications, Helping Us Plan for the Future, Portal Tips and Tricks. 29 Jul 2021
Issue 9Approved GPR Update, Network Tariff Changes, Embedded Sharing Generation.30 Jun 2021
Issue 8Our Response: COVID19 - Lockdown For Multiple Queensland Locations.29 Jun 2021
Issue 7<30kVA Low Voltage Negotiated Solar Application Fee.14 Jun 2021
Issue 6<30kVA LV Negotiated Solar Application Fee Implementation, Maintaining Customer's 44c SBS, Portal Tips and Tricks.31 May 2021
Issue 5Change to win $100, EWR submissions, Negotiated Solar Application fee.29 Apr 2021
Issue 4Keeping you in the loop.28 Apr 2021
Issue 3 (PDF 462.1 kb)Look Up and Live, Applying for BESS, Our Grid Protection List has been updated, Linking EWRs correctly.26 Mar 2021
Issue 2 (PDF 459.8 kb)Portal optimisation, Valid connection agreement, enhancements to the solar application process, Inverter replacement, Interfering with Ergon Network assets.1 Mar 2021
Issue 1
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Change to our operating hours, New network control load tariffs, Meter board requirements for IES connections.3 Feb 2021

Solar Industry Updates 2020

Annual Reports
Documents Published
Solar Industry Update 12 - Improvements to our appliance lists within the portal, Happy Holidays (PDF File, 586.0 KB) 23 Dec 2020
Solar Industry Update 11 - Grid Protection Relay Installation, Grid Protection Relay Compliance Date Reminder, Wireless Transfer Communication Delay, Basic Connection Offers, Solar Diverters between Tariffs are not permitted, Reminder <30kV Capacity and E (PDF File, 566.7 KB) 18 Nov 2020
Solar Industry Update 9 - LV Generation Fee Structure Changes (PDF File, 419.4 KB) 15 Sep 2020
Solar Industry Update 8 - New Embedded Generation Enquiry Fee, QECM Update, QEMM Update, A reminder about Asbestos Containing Materials, Non Domestic Load Control Tariffs, State-wide Major Customer Manual (PDF File, 496.2 KB) 15 Sep 2020
Solar Industry Update 7 - New network tariffs, Changes to our connection policy, Our connection standards have been updated, RPEQ requirements (PDF File, 445.6 KB) 20 Jul 2020
Solar Industry Update 6 - Changes to our connection policies, Portal enhancements (PDF File, 459.4 KB) 20 Jul 2020
Solar Industry Update 5 - Compliance of Battery Systems, Grid Protection Relay compliance requirements have been extended, Reminder: New Reactive Power Control settings are now mandatory, (PDF File, 446.7 KB) 6 May 2020
Solar Industry Update 4 - COVID-19 Our response update (PDF File, 439.6 KB) 6 May 2020
Solar Industry Update 3 - COVID-19 (PDF File, 435.0 KB) 3 Apr 2020
Solar Industry Update 2 - Customer Self Service Portal Enhancements, Distributed Energy Resources Register, Electrical Partners Portal Improvements (PDF File, 60.5 KB) 2 Mar 2020
Solar Industry Update 1 - New Embedded Generation Standards Go-Live (PDF File, 501.5 KB) 19 Feb 2020

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