AS/NZS 3000: Wiring Rules - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to design, install or operate a small generation unit. A small generation unit is a device that generates small amounts of electricity from hydro, wind or solar energy sources.

Renewable energy certificates (small-scale technology certificates) may be issued after a small generation unit is installed. For certificates to be issued, the small generation unit must meet certain conditions.

These rules specify minimum requirements for the design, construction and verification of electrical installations, such as small generation units, including the selection and installation of electrical equipment forming part of such electrical installations.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

 Resources
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Administering agency

Clean Energy Regulator
Reporting and Carbon Market Division
Registrations and Reporting

Act(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2010 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Clean Energy Regulator
Reporting and Carbon Market Division
Registrations and Reporting


Operating address:
5 Farrell Place
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 621
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300553542

Phone:

02 61593100
enquiries@cleanenergyregulator.gov.au

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