Australian Standard AS 4086.1-1993 Secondary Batteries for Use with Stand-Alone Power Systems - General Requirements - Western Australia


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.

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Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 Western Australia

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Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

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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
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