For Flexible Exports sites the Relevant Agent defaults to SA Power Networks. A correctly commissioned flexible exports site meets and complies with the Government's Smarter Homes requirements for remote disconnection. If you wish to change the Relevant Agent you can do so within the SmartApply application. Follow the inverter manufacturers commissioning guides to ensure the system is commissioned correctly.
Inverters – When connected to the internet, inverters produced by the following manufacturers are compatible with SA Power Networks’ Relevant Agent service:
|SA Power Networks Technology||See Inverter manufacturers commissioning information.|
|Alpha ESS commissioning information|
|Fronius (Excluding Symo Hybrid or GEN24 inverters)||Fronius commissioning information|
|GoodWe commissioning information|
|Growatt commissioning information|
|Huawei commissioning information|
|LG Energy Solution||LGES-5048 RESU HOME commissioning information|
|Redback Technology commissioning information|
|SMA commissioning information|
|SolarEdge commissioning information|
|SolaX commissioning information|
Electricity Meters - An electricity meter configured and wired in a way that when it receives a signal from the relevant agent, the electricity meter can disconnect or reconnect the inverter(s) from the distribution network.
PLUS ES - Dedicated internal switching relay on a PLUS ES advanced meter. Customers should discuss their metering arrangements with their retailer
PLUS ES commissioning information
Demand Response Enabling Devices (DRED) - DRED connected to the inverter’s Modbus or DRM interface enabling the inverter to be compliant with the new requirements. The following internet connected DREDs are compatible with SA Power Networks’ Relevant Agent service.
Mondo - Internet connected Mondo Ubi IoT device connected to supported inverters via Modbus
Mondo commissioning information
|SwitchDin - Internet connected SwitchDin Droplet device connected to supported inverters via Modbus|
Wattwatchers – Internet connected Wattwatchers Auditor 6M or 6W device with contactor switching for all inverters, or connected to inverters DRM port for supported models
SCADA Control – Suitable for electricity generating plants with an export capacity of more than 200kW.
How to nominate SA Power Networks as an Agent:
- When completing the solar application form, select SA Power Networks as the Relevant Agent along with a supported technology
- As part of installation, ensure the system is connected to the internet and the technology provider's online portal in accordance with the technology provider’s installation instructions
- When completing the eCoC, select SA Power Networks as the Relevant Agent along with the supported technology