• Guidelines

Guidelines for the energy industry and related businesses have been produced by Energy Networks Australia

These guidelines cover a range of topics from the connection of distributed energy resources, safety, hazards and technical reports and specifications.

Some of these guidelines are closed access and available by subscription or purchase through SAI Global.

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Guidelines published through SAI Global

SAI Global is the publishing partner for Energy Networks Australia Guidelines.

Subscribers can access current versions of Energy Networks Australia Guidelines and associated documents that have been developed within the industry for the industry, over many years. This represents a vast library of invaluable industry experience, knowledge and data.

Documents are also available for purchase on an individual basis in both electronic and hard copy versions.

SAI Global Guidelines

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National Connection Guidelines

Energy Networks Australia has launched the first of a set of guidelines for safe, consistent and efficient connection of solar, storage and battery devices to the grid.

The guidelines are the first nationally consistent approach for installation of distributed energy resources (DER). They address low voltage connections applicable to household, commercial and industrial premises.

National Connection Guidelines

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Wholesale Demand Response Guide for Networks

The AEMC completed the Wholesale Demand Response Mechanism (WDRM) rule change (ERC0247) where consumers will be able to sell demand response in the National Electricity Market.

AEMO has created the Wholesale Demand Response Guideline and Energy Networks Australia has created a guide for networks to help manage the endorsement process for Demand Response Service Providers (DRSP) in a nationally consistent manner.

Wholesale Demand Response Guide