Technical Updates

2018

Prospective Short Circuit Current - 22 March 2018

Switchboards affecting streetscape - 22 March 2018

Residual Current Devices - Clarification - 8 March 2018

Multiple earthed neutrals (MENs) - 8 March 2018

Clarification from EnergySafety regarding RCDs - 22 February 2018

After Diversity Maximum Demand for Sub-Divisions - 8 February 2018

Transportable buildings and double pole switching – 22 January 2018

2017

Highlights from Energy Bulletin 80 – 30/11/17

Cooking appliance isolation – 30/11/17

Load centres in garages – 30/11/17

Three Wire Connection of Residual Current Devices (RCDs) – 16/11/17

Transition from ETIC to eNotice for electrical contractors – 2/11/17

Entering private land – 2/11/17

Share a Solution - 3 Phase plug – 19/10/17

Electrical work in damaged properties – 5/10/17

No earth in light circuit – 5/10/17

Share a solution (SAS) with NECA Technical: Fault finding with a digital multimeter (DMM) - 18 September 2017

Harmonic distortion in the distribution system caused by connected loads - 18 September 2017

Imbalanced loads - 3 August 2017

Share a Solution (SAS) with NECA Technical - 19 July 2017

New mini pillar - 4 July 2017

'Pole to Pillar' price change - 15 June 2017

Open for comment - Consultation on proposed amendments to Part IV of the Electricity Regulations 1947 - 1 June 2017

Invitation to comment - Western Australian Distribution Connections Manual (WADCM) - 17 May 2017

Updated standard AS/NZS 3010:2017 on TKB - 17 May 2017

Building Commission Industry Bulletin 86 - Smoke alarms installed in additions or alterations to existing dwellings - 17 May 2017

Degrees of protection - Enclosed equipment - 28 April 2017

Building Code smoke alarm requirements for residential buildings - 28 April 2017

Building Commission's warning about a builder's financial status - 28 April 2017

Technical Knowledge Base (TKB) addition of NEW standards - 28 April 2017

Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) clearances - 13 April 2017

Local councils and switchboard locations - 28 March 2017

Release of the new Wiring Rules (AS/NZS 3000) - 28 March 2017

Solar PV systems and voltage issues on the Western Power network - 15 March 2017

Revisions to Inverter Energy Systems Standard - 15 March 2017

Western Power's SACS and CCS online test - 15 March 2017

Networks voltages - 3 March 2017

Energy bulletin 77 is now available on the TKB - 2 March 2017

Succession lighting - placing buildings at risk - 16 February 2017

NECA Technical - Standard update - 16 February 2017 

NECA WA tackles issues with new voltage requirements for Renewable Energy Inverters - 16 February 2017

Renewable Energy concerns - 20 January 2017

Earth fault loop impedance - 20 January 2017

 

2016

Warning about Infinity cables - 14 December 2016 

Government paves way for phasing out halogen technology and regulating LEDs - 30 November 2016

Requirements for AS/NZS 4777.2:2015 compliant inverters to be used on the Western Power network - 30 November 2016

SUBDIVISIONS - Live End Seal (LES) Installation Requirements - 30 November 2016

Correct meter usage and modification of connection points - 25 November 2016

Western Power and the Economic Regulation Authority - 25 November 2016

Energy Bulletin 76 Highlights - 25 November 2016

Watch Episode 3 of NECA Technical's Video Series - 22 October 2016

EnergySafety eNotice is now live - 22 October 2016

Project Bank Accounts (PBAs): Information Sessions - 6 October 2016

Western Power Customer Funded Work Subcommittee - 6 October 2016

TKB update - AS 2067:2016 just released - 6 October 2016

Western Power update - changes to Electronic Notices and Network Service Requests - 6 October 2016

Western Power update - addendum #3 to WADCM - 6 October 2016

No earth in light circuit - 16 September 2016

Update on Western Power's Electronic Ticketing (ETIC) application - 16 September 2016

Western Power Un-metered Supply (UMS) pits - unauthorised access - 6 September 2016

Horizon Power: 'Connection before inspection' provision revoked - 6 September 2016

Energy Bulletin 75 Highlights - 22 August 2016

Western Power: Updates to terms and conditions + New website coming soon - 3 August 2016

Position Paper - Transitioning to the National Electricity Regulatory Framework - 3 August 2016

Mains connection box - minimum height requirements - 3 August 2016

NECA Technical: AS/NZS 3003:2011 now available in TKB - 24 June 2016

NECA Technical submission on changes to AS/NZS 3000:2007 - 24 June 2016

Veterinary clinics and RCD protection - 13 May 2016

ATCO Gas meter box location handbook - 13 May 2016

Tech Tips: Fire damage in a roof space - 13 May 2016

Tech Tips: Flickering LED and CFL outdoor sensor lights - 25 April 2016

Western Power: Now Online - Revamped Customer Funded Application Forms - 25 April 2016

Energy Bulletin 74 released! - 25 April 2016

Western Power: Customer Funded Application Forms - 4 April 2016

SACS Guidelines Update - 4 April 2016

Smoke Alarms - 4 April 2016

Energy Bulletin 73 released - 11 February 2016

EnergySafety and aged care facilities - 29 January 2016

Western Power Feasibility Study - 29 January 2016

Western Power: UDS - Clarifcation on live end seals - 29 January 2016

Update for members working in fire affected areas - 13 January 2016

Western Power releases 11th edition of Underground Distribution Schemes manual - 13 January 2016

Multiple earthed neutrals (MEN) - 13 January 2016

Switchboard locations - 13 January 2016