You are required to comply with this standard if you are using secondary batteries with stand-alone power systems. Stand-alone power systems are systems that are not connected to the power distribution system of an electricity supply authority. Stand-alone systems may be supplied with power from one or a combination of the following:
- photovoltaic array
- wind generator
- water generator
- diesel generator.
This standard specifies requirements for all types of batteries including lead-acid and nickel-cadmium and covers both vented and sealed cells.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.