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Solar industry updates

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Updates - 2024

UpdateTopicsDate of issue
Issue 02QECM Engagement Roadshow Schedule Updated; New Home for Standard Work Procedures and Technical Documents31 January 2024
Issue 01Applications are now open for solar retailers and installers to register as an Approved Installer for the Queensland Government's Battery Booster program16 January 2024

Last year

UpdateTopicsDate of issue
Issue 17Queensland Electricity Connection Manual Engagement Roadshows; Dynamic Connections Update21 December 2023
Issue 16Electrical Contractor’s Hotline New Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Options; Information to Help Progress Your Connection Application; Fixed LV Embedded Generation Systems Between 1,500 kVA and 5 MVA30 November 2023
Issue 15Electrical Partners Portal troubleshooting; LV Generation applications; Asbestos Containing Material in metering panels; Dynamic Connections update26 October 2023
Issue 14QECM Call Back Request Form; Alignment of Electricity Defect Form Name; Connection Application Fees Update; Emergency Backstop Mechanism Inspections28 September 2023
Issue 13Timeframe changes; Tariff Reform Impacts; New websites; Dynamic Connections Update17 August 2023
Issue 12LV Embedded Generation Fees Increasing 1 September 202328 July 2023
Issue 11Ipswich Neighbourhood Battery Trial; Electrical Safety Week 4 - 8 September 202327 July 2023
Issue 10Extended consultation for Queensland Electricity Connection Manual (QECM)13 July 2023
Issue 09Energy Academy invitation; Retirement of existing solar email address; Dynamic connection update26 June 2023
Issue 08Consultation open for the Queensland Electricity Connection Manual (QECM) - Closes 14 July 202320 June 2023
Issue 07Remove Meter – Additional Service Request; Embedded Generation Application Reminder - Understand our Standards and Connection Policy; Dynamic Connection Update25 May 2023
Issue 06Working with Asbestos; LV Current Transformer Metering Installation Design Requests; Micro EG Units Being Switched on Before Metering Has Been Installed or Reprogrammed5 May 2023
Issue 05Emergency Backstop Mechanism Update3 April 2023
Issue 04Prevent Having to Resubmit Enquiries and Applications by Providing Correct Customer Details30 March 2023
Issue 03We’d like to hear from you! Tell us what you'd like to hear about in the next Energy Academy series23 February 2023
Issue 02Changes to LV Generation Standards Effective Monday 6 February 20236 February 2023
Issue 01A bright future for dynamic connections in Queensland & Emergency backstop implementation10 January 2023

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