Aussie rules on batteries tightened
Many Renew members already have solar batteries helping to power their home, often installed many years ago as part of an off-grid solar system at a remote property. Many more are watching the battery market, waiting for economics to improve before adding a battery to their grid-connected solar system in the suburbs. Some have installed small DIY solar systems in sheds. All these people are affected by a new Australian Standard published on the 11th of October 2019 which significantly tightens the rules on where, how and by whom batteries can be installed and maintained.
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Also look out for our article on these new standards in the next edition of Renew magazine.