Australian Standard AS 62271 High Voltage a.c. Switchgear and Control Gear - Western Australia

Service summary

You must comply with this standard if you are an electricity network operator or electrical contractor and intend to:

  • design
  • construct
  • commission
  • operate
  • maintain
  • decommission an electricity network.

This standard specifies requirements for parts to be used in high voltage switchgear and control gear. This standard has multiple parts. The parts you must comply with (where relevant) are:

  • AS 62271.100 2008 High voltage switchgear and controlgear - High voltage alternating current circuit breakers
  • AS 62271.102 2005 High voltage switchgear and controlgear - Alternating current disconnectors and earthing switches
  • AS 62271.110 2006 High voltage switchgear and controlgear - Inductive load switching
  • AS 62271.200 2005 High voltage switchgear and controlgear - A.C. metal enclosed switchgear and controlgear for rated voltages above 1 kV and up to and including 52 kV
  • AS 62271.201 2008 High voltage switchgear and controlgear - A.C. insulation enclosed switchgear and controlgear for rated voltages above 1 kV and up to and including 52 kV
  • AS 62271.202 2008 High voltage switchgear and controlgear - High voltage/ low voltage prefabricated substation
  • AS 62271.203 2008 High voltage switchgear and controlgear - Gas insulated metal enclosed switchgear for rated voltages above 52 kV.

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
Comply

Australian Standard AS 2006 - 1986 High Voltage a.c. Switchgear and Control Gear - Circuit Breakers for Rated Voltages Above 1000V - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Administering agency

Department of Commerce
EnergySafety

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Network Safety) Regulations 2015 (Western Australia)

Contact details

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EnergySafety


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