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Technical Rules

Technical rules consist of the standards, procedures and planning criteria governing the construction and operation of an electricity network. They also set out performance and technical specifications for user equipment connected to the network.

Western Power must apply to the ERA to amend its Technical Rules. Amendments approved by the ERA can be found below.

Western Power may apply to the ERA for an exemption from one or more requirements of the Technical Rules for itself and all applicants, users and controller of its Network. Exemptions granted to Western Power can be found below.

A user, applicant or controller may apply to Western Power for an exemption from one of more requirements of its Technical Rules. Exemptions granted by Western Power can be found below.