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Solar industry updates

We regularly issue updates to keep the solar PV industry up to date with changes to legislation, standards, processes and guidelines.

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Things change over time, so please remember to refer to the latest Solar Industry Update for the most up to date advice.

Annual Reports
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Solar Industry Update 2 - Customer Self Service Portal Enhancements, Distributed Energy Resources Register, Electrical Partners Portal Improvements (PDF File, 60.6 KB) 2 Mar 2020
Solar Industry Update 1 - New Embedded Generation Standards Go-Live (PDF File, 501.5 KB) 19 Feb 2020
Solar Industry Update 52 - Electrical Supply Equipment, Authorised Person Improvements (PDF File, 1.1 MB) 16 Jan 2020
Solar Industry Update 50 - AC Isolator Policy Change, new Micro EG Standard, Phase Balance Protection Requirements (PDF File, 308.5 KB) 20 Nov 2019
Solar Industry Update 48 - ENA Guideline Alignment, Power Quality Response Mode Change, Grid Protection Relay Requirements Update (PDF File, 283.3 KB) 4 Nov 2019
Solar Industry Update 47 - Safe Work Month, DER Register, Electrical Contractor Hotline (PDF File, 297.0 KB) 14 Sep 2019
Solar Industry Update 46 - Ensure you apply for every connected inverter (PDF File, 89.3 KB) 14 May 2019
Solar Industry Update 45 - Protection Device Compliance Update (PDF File, 374.9 KB) 20 Mar 2019
Solar Industry Update 44 - EWR status improvements, Shanghai Surpass Sun Electric inverters delisted, Safe Entry Policy reminder, (PDF File, 337.8 KB) 5 Mar 2019
Solar Industry Update 43 - Safe Entry Policy (PDF File, 340.2 KB) 29 Jan 2019
Solar Industry Update 42 - Update on 44c FiT rule changes, Array upgrades, Panel replacements, Battery energy storage systems, generating systems & installation compliance (PDF File, 351.2 KB) 9 Nov 2018
Solar Industry Update 41 - New SMS Notifications, Power Quality Testing for LV Connections, Protection Device Compliance, 44c FiT Rule Changes (PDF File, 299.1 KB) 11 Oct 2018
Solar Industry Update 40 - Electrical Partners Portal Changes, New LV & HV Standard, New Connection & Metering Manuals (PDF File, 90.5 KB) 21 Sep 2018
Solar Industry Update 39 - Proposed changes to Solar Connection Standard, New joint HV standard, Protection device compliance, Inverter anti-islanding compliance, Upcoming QECMM changes, $50 cashback, Transition to 230V standard (PDF File, 601.3 KB) 31 Jul 2018
Solar Industry Update 38 - Update on 44c FiT rule changes, Array upgrades, Panel replacements, Battery energy storage systems, generating systems (PDF File, 509.8 KB) 19 Feb 2018
Solar Industry Update 37 - Applying is now easier, clarification on 44c FiT rule changes, Application fees for >30kW, Applying for Tesla Powerwall (PDF File, 549.6 KB) 30 Nov 2017
Solar Industry Update 36 - Special consideration for isolated networks (PDF File, 169.5 KB) 4 Oct 2017
Solar Industry Update 35 - Special issue: >30kW to 1500kW LV connection standard (PDF File, 62.8 KB) 7 Sep 2017
Solar Industry Update 34 - Changes to regional feed-in tariff (PDF File, 243.0 KB) 4 Sep 2017
Solar Industry Update 33 - changes to 44c FiT legislation, Don't install without a connection offer, Working safely with asbestos (PDF File, 60.5 KB) 9 Aug 2017

Please note: If you are looking for older editions visit our Updates archive webpage.