Permitting

Westside is well-versed in working with the energy regulator and retailers to ensure system approval and operational efficiency. We work with the following organizations on our clients’ behalf to guarantee systems approval and work efficiently on the electricity grid:

South Australia Power Networks
Energy Retailers (AGL, Origin, etc…)

SA Power Networks
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essential service commission
clean energy regulator

Our design and installation teams are well versed in the regulatory requirements to ensure that your system is installed and commissioned in accordance with the permitting and operating conditions. This includes optimizing system settings that not only protect the electrical infrastructure and your home, but also ensure your system is providing optimal performance in tandem with the electrical grid.

Commissioning Guidelines

Systems are typically installed and commissioned to operate within the following guidelines:

South Australian Power Networks

  • NICC270 – Connection Requirements of Embedded Generation
  • TS 129 – Small EG Connections – Capacity no exceeding 30 kW
  • TS 130 – Inverter Energy Systems above 3 kW and up to or equal to 200 kW
  • TS 131 – Inverter Energy Systems Above 200 kW or Any Size Rotating Generating System

Australian Standards

  • AS 4509 Stand alone power systems
  • AS 4086 Secondary batteries for SPS
  • AS/NZS 3000 Electrical wiring rules
  • AS 1768 Lightning protection
  • AS/NZS 1170.2 Wind loads
  • AS/NZS 5033 Installation of photovoltaic (PV) arrays
  • AS 4777 Grid connection of energy systems via inverters
  • AS 1359 General requirements for rotating electrical machines

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