AS / NZS 4509.1:2009 (R2017) Stand-Alone Power Systems - Safety and Installation - Western Australia


You are required to follow this standard if you will install stand-alone power systems used for any of the following:

  • the supply of extra-low (ELV) and / or low voltage (LV) electric power to a single load
  • an electrical installation in a single residence or building
  • a group of residences or buildings and associated items with switchboards to AS / NZS 3000 requirements.

This standard covers:

  • equipment up to and including the output of the stand-alone power system
  • direct connection of a stand-alone power system to a single load (e.g. a water pump), a single electrical installation (e.g. a residence), or a group of independent electrical installations (e.g. a number of separate residences and / or buildings).

This Standard includes minimum rating and over-current protection requirements for the consumers mains and earthing arrangements.

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

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Electrical and Gas General Enquiries

Building and Energy

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Mason Bird Building
Level 1
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington, Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 08 6251 1900
Website: Building and Energy (Opens in new window)