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Networkstandards
NetworkStandardsoutlinecompulsoryproceduresforpersonsworkingonornearAusgrid'sdistributionnetwork.Ausgridwillrewritestandardsfromtimeto
timeormakeamendmentsusingCIAdocumentsorNSAdocuments.
Standard Amendments
NS100FieldRecordingofNetworkAssets
786kb
Detailstheprocedurethatmustbefollowedwhenrecordingsitespecificdetails
NSA1909A(17/10/2016)
onFieldRecordingSheets.

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NS100AnnexureCExternalAnnexureC:NS100,FieldRecordingof
NetworkAssetsCableCodesandNomenclature
463kb
Specificationforcablecodesandassociatednomenclature
NS102WorkingonPoleswithMobilePhoneTransmitterInstallations
478kb
NS102detailsthecorrectprocedurestoensureworkmaybecompletedsafely
NSA1835(29/06/2015)
andefficientlyonAusgridpolesorstreetlightingcolumnswheremobilephone
transmitter
installationsareinstalled.
NS104SpecificationforElectricalNetworkProjectDesignPlans
420kb NSA1908(16/09/2016)
AusgridsspecificationforNetworkProjectDesignPlans
NS109DesignStandardsforOverheadSupplyDevelopmentsand
DistributionCentres
702kb
Outlinestheinstallationrequirementsfortheprovisionofdistributioncentres
andtheelectricityreticulationsystemsinoverheadsupplieddevelopments.
Detaileddesignofelectricityreticulationsystemsdependsonassessed NSA1917(25/10/2016)
maximumdemands,buildingandstreetlayouts,streetlightingrequirements
andotherlocalfactors.Thedesigninformationandparametersspecifiedinthis
NetworkStandardprovideforminimumacceptablestandards.Anydeviations
fromthisspecificationmustbesubmittedtoAusgridforapprovalbeforethey
areimplemented.
NS110DesignandConstructionStandardforURDs
985kb
Providesthedesignandconstructioncriteriafor400Vand11kVreticulation NSA1865(28/10/2015)
systemsinUndergroundResidentialDistribution(URD)estatessituatedwithin
thesupplyareaofAusgrid.
NS112DesignStandardsforIndustrialandCommercialDevelopments
1Mb
NSA1866(27/10/2015)
Detailsdesigncriteriafor415Vand11kVreticulationsystemsandforstreet
lightingincommercialandindustrialdevelopments
NS113SiteSelectionandConstructionDesignRequirementsforChamber
Substations
535kb
Providesminimumsiteselection,buildingdesignandconstruction
requirementsfortheestablishmentofnewChamberSubstationswithratings
NSA1899(27/06/2016)
uptoandincluding4.5MVA.AppliestoSurface,Elevated,UpperLeveland
BasementChamberSubstations,ControlPointChambersandChambersfor
HighVoltageCustomerConnections.
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
Standard Amendments
NS114ElectricalDesignStandardsforChamberTypeSubstations
782kb
Detailsthecriteriaforelectricaldesignofchambertypedistributionsubstations NS114AnnexureD(13/03/2007) NSA1868(10/11/2015)
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS114AnnexureDMerlinGerinAusgridChamberSubstationindoor
switchgearinstallation,operationandmaintenanceinstructionsFeb2009
1Mb
NS116DesignStandardsforDistributionEquipmentEarthing
1Mb
Providesthecriteriaforearthingofdistributionsubstationstobeconnectedto
NSA1898(24/06/2016)
Ausgridsnetwork.
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS117DesignandConstructionStandardsforKioskTypeSubstations
464kb
Detailsthecriteriaforelectricaldesignofkiosktypedistributionsubstations:
ThisStandardreplaces:
NS117DesignStandardsforKioskTypeSubstations,October1997,as
amended,
NSA1923(21/03/2017)
NS140ConstructionStandardsforKioskTypeSubstationsSydneyRegion,
October1997,asamended,
NS142ConstructionStandardsforKioskTypeSubstationsHunterRegion,
October1997,asamended,
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS119StreetLightingDesignandConstruction
1Mb
Providesthedesigncriteriaforstreetandotherlighting. NSA1922(9/02/2017)
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS122PoleMountedSubstationConstruction
405kb
Detailstherequirementsforconstructingpoletransformers NSA1882(9/02/2016)
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS124SpecificationforOverheadServiceConnectionsupto400Amps
308kb
NS124providestherequirementsfortheerectionandconnectionofoverhead
NSA1801(18/05/2015)
servicecables,uptoandincludingnominal400AmpsinAusgridssupplyarea.
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS125ConstructionofLowVoltageOverheadMains
1Mb
DetailsthefittingsandinstallationofLVABC NSA1874(1/12/2015)
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS126ConstructionofHighVoltageOverheadMains
964kb
NSA1812(11/06/2015)
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS127SpecificationforLowVoltageCableJointsandTerminations
7Mb NSA1849(7/07/2015)
DetailsanumberofLVcablejointsandterminations.
NS128SpecificationforPoleInstallationandRemoval
1Mb
Detailstherequirementsforpositioning,handlingandremovalofpoles NSA1823(24/06/2015)
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS12911kVJointsandTerminationsPaperInsulatedLeadCovered
Cables
1Mb
NSA1910(28/09/2016)
Detailsanumberof11kVPILCcablejointsandterminations
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
Standard Amendments
NS130SpecificationforLayingUndergroundCablesuptoandIncluding
11kV
4Mb
NetworkStandardNS130providestherequirementsfortrenching,layingand
reinstatementofundergroundconduitsandcables,fordistributioncircuitsupto NSA1911(30/09/2016)
andincludinganominal11kVinAusgridssupplyarea.RefertoNS168for
undergroundsubtransmissioncablesabove11kV.
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS135SpecificationfortheConstructionofOverheadSubtransmission
Lines
659kb
Specifiestherequirementforthedesignandconstructionofoverheadsub NSA1834(25/06/2015)
transmissionlinesforuseontheAusgridnetwork.
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS136AssessmentandManagementofLowVoltageParallels
88kb NSA1856(16/07/2015)
DefinesthemanagementprocessforlowvoltageparallelswithinAusgrid
NS141SpecificationforSiteSelectionforKioskTypeSubstations
672kb
Providesthecriteriaforsitingofkioskdistributionsubstationsinalloffstreet
NSA1824(24/06/2015)
locations,footpathsitesandinallareasofAusgrid.
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS143Easements,LeasesandRightsofWay
608kb NSA1840(30/06/2015)
DetailsthebasicrequirementsforeasementsinAusgrid'sdistributionarea
NS145PoleInspectionandTreatmentProcedures
3Mb
Describestheinspection,assessmentandtreatmentproceduresfortimber NSA1867(29/10/2015)
poles,reinforcedpoles,concreteandsteelpoles,lightingstandards,lightning
mastsandwatercrossingsignsupports
NS145ExternalAnnexureMPrivatePolesinAusgridsFranchiseArea
4Mb
NS145(29/10/2015) NSA1851(7/07/2015)
DescribesthevariouspolesownedbyRailCorp,Telstra,RTA,LocalCouncils
etc.
NS146SafetyInspectionProcedureforWorkingonPoles
725kb
NSA1861(12/10/2015)
Describesthedecisionmakingprocesstobeusedindecidingwhetherapoleis
safetoclimb,ortoworkonfromanelevatingworkplatform.
NS148OverheadLine&StreetLightingSupports,Pits,Pillars,andAncillary
AssetsNumbering
682kb NSA1847(30/06/2015)
Detailstheallocationandinstallationofidentificationlabelsforoverheadline
supports,streetlightingpoles,pits,distributionpillars,andancillaryassets.
NS149DrawingContentforChamberTypeSubstations,ControlPoints,
CableRisersandDuctlines
175kb
NSA1825(24/06/2015)
Ausgridsspecificationfortheminimumcontentofthedesigndrawingpackage
requiredbyAusgridfordesignofchambertypesubstations,controlpoints,
cablerisersandductlines.
NS156WorkingNearorAroundUndergroundCables
2Mb
NS156providesinformationonstepsmustbetakentoensurethatworknear NSA1919(16/12/2016)
Ausgrid'snetworkdoesnotreducethereliabilityoftheelectricalnetworkor
createsafetyhazardsforAusgridsstaff,thepublicandworkers.
NS158LabellingofMainsandApparatus
3Mb
NSA1857(3/08/2015)
Ausgrid'sspecificationforlabellingofmains&apparatus.Thesecondeditionof
NS158makesupdatestomostsectionsofthefirstedition.
NS159InstallationofCablesandConduitsusingTrenchlessTechniques
412kb
Trenchlesstechniquesprovideanalternativemethodtoopentrenchingforthe
installationofnewundergroundutilityservices.Trenchlesstechniquesminimise NSA1781(19/02/2015)
interferencewithexistingfeatures,facilitiesandtraffic,thereforeallowing
uninterruptedaccesstopropertyandthecontinuedsafeuseoftheroad
reserveduringconstructionwork.
Standard Amendments
NS161SpecificationforTestingofUndergroundCables
721kb
NSA1902(7/07/2016)
Ausgrid'sspecificationfortestingpilot,lowvoltageandhighvoltagedistribution
andsubtransmissioncableinstallations
NS162SpecificationfortheInstallationofCommunicationCablesin
DuctlinesandSubstationsMay2004
187kb
NSA1337A(27/07/2004)
Detailstherequirementsforinstallingthirdpartyfibreopticorconductive
communicationscablesinAusgrid'sductlinesandextendingthemthrough
Ausgridsubstations
NS165SafetyRequirementsforNonElectricalWorkinandaroundLive
SubstationsJune2016
209kb NSA1897(23/06/2016)
Detailsthespecificationandrequirementsforconstructionwork,including
excavation,inAusgrid'smajorsubstationsandswitchingstations.
NS167PositioningofPolesandLightingColumns
497kb
NSA1828(24/06/2015)
Coverstherequirementsandresponsibilitiesforselectingdistributionandsub
transmissionpolepositionsandstreetlightingcolumnpositions
NS168SpecificationfortheDesignandConstructionofUndergroundSub
transmissionLines
870kb NSA1836(29/06/2015)
NS168specifiestherequirementsforthedesignandconstructionof
undergroundsubtransmissionlinesforuseontheAusgridnetwork
NS169TelecommunicationsInstallationsonAusgridHVTransmission
TowersSep2004
379kb
ThisNSspecifiesthetechnicalrequirementsfortheattachmentof
telecommunicationsinstallationstohighvoltagesteeltransmissiontowers
NS171FirestoppinginSubstations
728kb
DetailsAusgridsspecificationandrequirementsfortheinstallationof
NSA1915(18/10/2016)
firestoppingmaterialsinopeningsinsubstationwalls,floorsandceilings.
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS172DesignRequirementsforCableJointingPitsandVaults
541kb
NS172describesthedesignrequirementsforpowercablejointingpitsand
vaults.Forcommunicationpits,refertoNS204CommunicationsPits NSA1888(17/03/2016)
specificationsandInstallationGuidelines.
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS174EnvironmentalProcedures
120kb
NSA1913(12/10/2016)
Outlinestheenvironmentalprocedurestobeadoptedbyallpersonnelinvolved
intheconstruction,maintenanceandoperationofAusgridsnetwork.
NS174ASummaryEnvironmentalReport
321kb
NS174BEnvironmentProceduresSuupplementaryNotesEIAGuidelines
183kb
NS174CEnvironmentalHandbookforConstructionandMaintenance
4Mb
NS17711kVJoints(includingTransitionJoints)&TerminationsPolymeric
InsulatedCables
4Mb
Specifiestherequirementsformakingjointsandterminationson11,000Volts
polymericinsulatedcablesinAusgridssupplyarea.ThisStandardalso NSA1855(16/07/2015)
specifiestherequirementsfortransitionjointsfrompolymericinsulatedcables
topaperinsulatedleadcovered(PILC)cables.
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS178SecondarySystemRequirementsforMajorSubstations,Apr2008
146kb
Coverstheplanninganddesignrequirementsformeteringandindicationfor NSA1667(3/09/2012) NS178MeteringOnly(3/09/2012)
subtransmissionfeeders,subtransmissionsubstationsandzonesubstations
andreplacesNS178ofJanuary2004
Standard Amendments
NS178MeteringSecondarySystemRequirementsforMajorSubstations
(MeteringOnly),September2012 NSA1667(3/09/2012) NS178(9/04/2008)
142kb
NS181ApprovalofMaterialsandEquipment,andNetworkStandard
Variations
309kb
ApprovedMaterialList2017_01_17(17/01/2017) NSA1903(14/07/2016)
ThepurposeoftheNetworkStandardistodefineAusgridsrequirements
NSA1916(20/10/2016) RequestforApprovalofAlternativeMaterialsand
regardingtheinclusionofmaterialsandequipmentinAusgridsApproved
EquipmentForm(29/11/2016) RequestforApprovalofNetworkStandard
MaterialsListinitiatedeitherbyAusgridsinternalprocurementprocessesorby
VariationForm(29/11/2016)
theassessmentofalternativematerialsandequipmentproposedbyASPsor
contractors.Inadditionthenetworkstandardprovidesrequirementsforthe
assessmentandapprovalofvariationstoNetworkStandards.
NS183InstallationofPrivateAttachmentsonAusgridPoles
689kb
Detailstheproceduresrequiredtoensurethatproposalstoinstallthirdparty NSA1912(7/10/2016)
attachmentsonAusgrid'spowerpolesandlightingcolumnsareproperly
handledandcomplywithAusgridstandards.
NS185MajorSubstationsBuildingDesignStandard
522kb
NS185detailstheperformanceanddesigncriteriaforthearchitecturaland NSA1906A(29/08/2016)
structuraldesignofbuildingsforMajorSubstationswiththevoltagesof132kV,
66kV,33kVand11kV.
NS186MajorSubstationsCivilWorksDesignStandard
472kb
NSA1907MinorUpdate(15/09/2016)
NS186detailstheperformanceanddesigncriteriaforthecivilworksdesignof
MajorSubstationswiththevoltagesof132kV,66kV,33kVand11kV.
NS187PassiveFireMitigationDesignofSubstations,March2015
271kb
NSA1784(23/03/2015)
DetailsAusgridsminimumrequirementsforpassivefireprotectionsystems
neededtoprovideprotectionofAusgridssubstations.
NS188DesignforSubstationOverpressure
322kb
NSA1838(29/06/2015)
Detailsthedesignrequirementsforthemanagementofsubstation
overpressuresresultingfromarcfaultsanddeflagrations
NS189OilContainmentforMajorSubstations
1Mb NSA1890(12/04/2016)
Detailsthegeneralrequirementsforoilcontainmentinmajorsubstations.
NS190OilContainmentOperationalRequirementsforMajorSubstations
962kb
NSA1842(30/06/2015)
Detailsthegeneralrequirementsfortheoperationofoilcontainmentsystems
atmajorsubstations
NS191Batteries&BatteryChargersinMajorSubstations
342kb
NSA1854(9/07/2015)
Details110VbatteryandbatterychargersystemswithinnewMajor
SubstationsconsistingofSubtransmissionandZoneSubstations.
NS194ProtectionRequirementsofEmbeddedGenerators>30kW,
December2013
183kb NSA1746(21/01/2014)
OutlinestherequirementsanEmbeddedGeneratorshouldfulfilwhen
connectingtotheAusgridsnetwork
NS194AAusgridNetworkStandardNS194A,GuidelinesforPhotovoltaic
Installationsupto200kWConnectedviaInverterstotheAusgridNetwork,
October2014
511kb NSA1776(21/10/2014)

Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS194BAusgridNetworkStandard,NS194B,GuidelinesforRotating
MachinesConnectedtotheAusgridNetwork NSA1772(30/09/2014)
142kb
NS195HighVoltageCustomerConnections(HVCs)
140kb
NS195outlinestherequirementsofahighvoltagecustomerconnectionto
NSA1826(24/06/2015)
AusgridsDistributionSystem
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
Standard Amendments
NS196MobileGenerators
189kb
NSA1920(23/12/2016)
DetailstherequirementsfortheconnectionandoperationofMobile
GeneratorsonAusgrid'snetwork
NUS199SafeElectricalWorkingonLowVoltageAssetsMar2013
2Mb
NSA1752(18/03/2014)
Outlinesmandatorysafeelectricalworkingrequirementsapplicabletoall
AccreditedServiceProvidersworkingonvariouslowvoltageassets
NS200MajorSubstationsVentilationDesignStandard
468kb
Detailsthetechnicalaspectstobeconsideredinthedesignofventilation NSA1881(20/01/2016)
systemsforAusgridmajorsubstationbuildings.Generallythisincludesnew
zoneandsubtransmissionsubstations.
NS201AllDielectricSelfSupportingFibreOpticCablingforInstallationon
DistributionAssets,Feb2008
626kb
NS201isAusgridsspecificationforthedesignandinstallationofAerialAll
DielectricSelfSupportingFibreOpticNetworks
NS203NetworkStandardTelecommunicationsNetwork:MasterPolicy
Document
1Mb
NSA1818(16/06/2015)
ProvidesthedesigncriteriaforAusgridpersonnelassociatedwiththeplanning,
design,construction,maintenanceandauditingofcommunicationnetwork
assetsusedtosupporttheelectricalnetwork.
NS204CommunicationsPitsSpecificationsandInstallation
902kb
Thepurposeofthisdocumentistoprovidethespecificationsandguidelinesfor
theprocurement,installationandalterationofAusgridtelecommunications
pits.Thisstandardiswrittentofacilitateuniformityinrelationto
telecommunicationspitsacrossallofAusgrid. NSA1895(28/04/2016)
Thisdocumentdetailstheapprovedtelecommunicationspittypesapplicableto
therangeofconditionsmostcommonlyexperiencedacrosstheAusgrid
networkarea.Itdetailstheapprovedinstallationandalterationmethodsfor
eachpittype,aswellastheassociatedlabelling,security,
storageanddocumentationrequirements.
NS205TelecommunicationsRouteMarkers
664kb
ProvidesthespecificationsandguidelinesfortheinstallationofProtectionFibre
Conduitsinstalledstandalone(ie:independentofpowercableroutes)and NSA1879(14/01/2016)
includestheassociatedrequirementsforcablelocationmarkerplacement,
haulingofopticalfibrecablesusedforcriticalsubtransmissionfeeder
protection,fibrecablelabelling,plansanddocumentation
NS208_2_1TelecommunicationsSubstationCommunicationsCabinets
ArchitectureDesignWorkInstructionMay2011
339kb
NetworkStandardNS208definesthearchitecture,design,procurementand NS208_2_2(19/02/2013) NS208_2_3() NSA1720(3/09/2013)
installationoftheAusgridcommunicationsrackandcommunications
equipmentforusewithintheAusgridsubstations.Thisdocumentisoneofa
familyofdocumentswhichencompassNS208.
NS208_2_2TelecommunicationsSubstationsCommunicationsCabinet
Interconnectivity,February2013
565kb
Thisdocumentdefinestheconnectivitytobedeployedwhendesigningoptical
NS208_2_1(5/10/2011) NS208_2_3() NSA1682(5/02/2013)
fibresystemsinsubstationsanddepots.NS208isafamilyofdocuments
detailingthedesignofCommunicationsPanelsandassociatedinfrastructure.
Referencedrawings
highres(individualdrawings).
NS208.2.3TelecommunicationsSubstationCommunicationsCabinet
AllocationDesignWorkInstructionDec2009
78kb
NS208_2_2(19/02/2013) NS208_2_1(5/10/2011) NSA1577
Thisdocumentdefinesthequantityandbroadfunctionofcommunications
(27/05/2010)
cabinetstobedeployedwhendesigningcommunicationsystemsin
substationsanddepots.NS208isafamilyofdocumentsdetailingthedesignof
CommunicationsPanelsandassociatedinfrastructure.
NS209GuidetoOperatingPlantandCranesNearOverheadPowerLines
551kb
NSA1810(11/06/2015)
Providesthesafetyrequirementsforoperatingcranesandplantnearoverhead
powerlinesbyAusgridpersonnelorbyothersworkingforAusgrid.
Standard Amendments
NS210DocumentationandReferenceDesignGuideforMajorSubstations
504kb
Detailsgeneraldocumentationandreferencedesignguidanceforthe
NSA1891(13/04/2016)
Environmental,Civil,Architectural,ElectricalPrimaryandElectricalSecondary
aspectsthatshallbeconsideredandincludedintothedesignandconstruction
ofAusgridsmajorsubstations.
NS211WorkingwithAsbestosProducts
2Mb
NSA1805(26/05/2015)
Detailstherequirementsforsafelyworkingwith,and/orremovingfromthe
workplace,materialscontainingasbestos
NS212IntegratedSupportRequirementsforAusgridNetworkAssets
414kb
Thisdocumentssetsouttherequiredsupportrequirements,including
NSA1803(21/05/2015)
documentation,sparesandtrainingrequiredfornewnetworkassets.This
informationisrequiredtobedeliveredwithanynewtypeofassetbeingadded
totheNetwork.
NS214GuidetoHVLiveWorkDesignPrinciples
268kb
NSA1900(1/07/2016)
AppliestothedesignofoverheadmainstofacilitatetheuseofHVLiveLine
techniques.
NS215TelecommunicationsDesignWorkInstructionAllocationand
RecordingofFibreUse,Nov2011
992kb
Specifiesthemethodbywhichopticalfibreshouldbeallocatedandopticalfibre
usageshouldberecorded.
NS219TelecommunicationsTelephoneAllocationandIsolation
NSA1807(26/05/2015)
262kb
NS220OverheadDesignManual
6Mb
NS220_PECGuide(12/05/2011) NS220PECV1_976(25/07/2011)
NS220istobeusedtosupporttheoverheadlinedesignprocess.Itspurpose
NSA1843(30/06/2015)
isasastandarddesignerscheckingtoolandatrainingaid.SeealsoPECVsn
1.973PoleEmbedmentCalculator
NS220PECV1_976NS220PoleEmbedmentCalculatorV1.976Jul2011
6Mb
SpreadsheettocalculatePoleEmbedmentdepthsfordifferentfieldconditions
ofsoiltypeandloadingtobeusedinconjunctionwithNetworkStandard
NS220.
NS220PECGuidePECCalculatorV1.974UserGuideMay2011
341kb
TheusermanualforthePoleEmbedmentCalculatorSpreadsheetassociated
withNS220OverheadDesignManual
NS221Telecommunications,ChangesToInServiceTeleprotection
Equipment,ConfigurationPolicyAug2010
80kb
Outlinestherequirementstobemetwhenintendingtoapplyhardwareand/or
softwareconfigurationchangestoteleprotectionequipmentcarryinglivetraffic
NS222MajorSubstationEarthingLayoutDesignFebruary2015
594kb
NS222setsouttheobjectivesandbasicconfigurationsrequiredofanearthing NSA1788(23/03/2015)
layoutformajorsubstations.Italsospecifiesproceduresandacceptable
practicebywhichtheseshallbeachieved.
NS223LowVoltageShortCircuitingForDeEnergisedWork
NSA1808(27/05/2015)
961kb
NS224LowVoltageSuburbanCommercialandIndustrialUnderground
DistributionUtilisingPillars
4Mb
NSA1827(24/06/2015)
Specifiestherequirementsfortheconstructionoflowvoltage(240/415volt)
suburbancommercialandindustrialundergrounddistributionsystemsutilising
pillarsinAusgridssupplyarea.
NS230TestingofDistributionSubstations
NSA1889(18/03/2016)
807kb
Standard Amendments
NS232NationalBroadbandNetworkAssetsonAusgridPoles
346kb
ThisstandardspecifiestherequirementsforattachmentofNBNCoLtdassets
toAusgridsoverheadelectricalnetwork.
IthasbeendevelopedforthedesignandconstructionoftheNational NSA1914(17/10/2016)
BroadbandNetwork,initiallyusingADSScablesandfurtherdevelopedfor
conductivecables.Thedesignandconstructionof
anyothernetworksusingsimilartechnologywillbeguidedbythesame
principles,butthedesignersmustrefertoAusgridforfurtherinformation.
NS234TelecommunicationsUndergroundPhysicalPlantInstallation
471kb
ThisNetworkStandardprovidestherequirementsfortheinstallationof
NSA1892(18/04/2016)
Ausgridstelecommunicationsconduitaswellasforthehaulof
telecommunicationscablethrough
undergroundconduitinAusgridssupplyarea.
NS235TelecommunicationsUndergroundtoOverheadTransition
671kb
Thisdocumentdetailstheminimumrequirementsforconstructingan NSA1871(24/11/2015)
undergroundtooverhead(UGOH)telecommunicationstransitiononAusgrid
andapprovedTransGridassets.
NS238SupplyQuality
379kb
NS238statesAusgridsobjectivesforitselectricitynetworksimpactonthe
NSA1796(13/05/2015)
characteristicsofelectricitysuppliedbyretailerstotheircustomersthroughits
electricityNetwork.ItreplacestheElectricityNetworkOperationStandards
(ENOS)document.
NS243Telecommunications:Roles,Responsibilities,TrainingRequirements,
AuditingandQualityAssuranceAcceptance
244kb
NSA1820(16/06/2015)
NS243definesthekeyroles,theirrelatedresponsibilities,minimumtraining
requirements,complianceauditingandqualityassurancecontrolprocessfor
workon,orrelatedtoAusgridstelecommunicationsinfrastructure.
NS245TelecommunicationsApprovedListofMaterials
507kb
Thisnetworkstandardlistsallofthematerialsandequipmentapprovedforuse NSA1880(15/01/2016)
onAusgrid'stelecommunicationsnetworkaswellastheminimumperformance
requirementsforprocurementofnonstandardmaterialsandequipment.
NS250SecondarySystemsRequirementsforCT,VTandtrippingcircuits
271kb
ThepurposeofthisstandardistodescriberequirementsforVoltage
Transformer(VT),CurrentTransformer(CT)andCircuitBreaker(CB)trip
circuits.
Thisstandarddescribesthefollowingcircuitswithinzoneandsubtransmission
substations: NSA1905(5/08/2016)
CTcircuits
VTcircuits
CBtripcircuits
Thisstandarddescribesrequirementswhichapplyinadditiontothe
requirementsdescribedinNS251,NS253,NS259andotherrelevantnetwork
standards.
NS252SecondarySystemsRequirementsforwiringwithinpanels
626kb
Thepurposeofthisstandardistodescribetherequirementsforsecondary NSA1904(27/07/2016)
wiringwithinpanelsinordertofacilitateconsistencyacrossthenetwork.
Thisstandardpertainstosecondarywiringwithinsubstationpanels.
NS253TerminationofWiringinSubstationProtectionandControl
Equipment
2Mb
ThepurposeofNS253istostandardisethetypesofcabletermination NSA1844(30/06/2015)
methods,lugs,andcrimpingtoolsusedacrosstheAusgridNetworkinthe
wiringofsubstationcontrolandprotectionpanelsandotherrelatedsubstation
equipment.
NS257ControlandProtectionCabinetsandMinorPanelHardware
257kb
NSA1845(30/06/2015)
NS257providesforthespecificationofsubstationcabinetsorpanelsstylesand
certainminorhardwaretheycontain
Standard Amendments
NS261RequirementfordesigncomplianceframeworkforNetwork
Standards
86kb NSA1779(31/12/2014)
ThisstandardoutlinesAusgridscommitmenttodevelopingandmaintainingthe
requirementsforacomplianceframeworkforNetworkStandards.
NS262PrivateMainsBushfireRiskInspection
3Mb
NS262isapplicablewhenAusgridstafforauthorisedcontractorsareinspecting
NSA1862(14/10/2015)
aerialconsumersmains,aerialsubmainsandaerialsubcircuits.Itcoversthe
assessmentofthebushfireandlifethreateningsafetyrisksinlowvoltage
privatemains.
NS266TelecommunicationsCablesinAusgridPremises
1Mb
Thisdocumentdefinestheminimumtechnicalandfunctional NSA1870(24/11/2015)
telecommunicationscablerequirementsfordesignandinstallationinAusgrid
premises.

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