Small IES connections

Small Inverter Energy System (IES) connections include:

  • Inverter based connections up to and including 30 kVA
  • Distributed Energy Resource (DER) technologies such as solar PV, batteries and electric vehicles with vehicle-to-grid (V2G) or vehicle-to-building (V2B) capability.

Application for network connection of a Small IES

We encourage you to apply online via our Electrical Partners Portal for network connection of a Small IES.

If you'd prefer to make a hard copy application, download the Application for Network Connection: Request to Connect Embedded Generation (PDF 291.7 kb).

Connection Standard

For information on the technical design and connection requirements for Small IES please refer to our STNW1170 Standard for Micro Embedded Generating Connections (PDF 2.4 mb). We encourage industry members involved in the connection of Small IES to read the standard to understand the rules, your obligations and the benefits.

Have any queries?

For Small IES queries related to connections, assessments or applications, please contact our Solar Team on 13 12 53.

For any queries about the Connection Standard or micro EG unit technology-specific queries, please email See our FAQs for the Standard for Small IES Connections for answers to frequently asked questions.