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21st May 2020

ESV to review electrical inspection regime

ESV will conduct a comprehensive, independent review to assess the entire electrical inspection regime.

The review will begin with an examination of the inspection and certification of solar system installations.

ESV will engage independent consultants to carry out the review. The review will engage industry and representative groups, government including agencies such as Solar Victoria, trade unions and inspectors themselves.

Activities Timeline
RFP released 18/5/2020
RFP Closing Date 9 June 2020
Consultant appointment 30 June 2020
Interim report (Phase One) 11 August 2020
Final report issued to ESV (Phase Two) 10 November 2020


The first phase of the review will focus on the regime as it relates to the inspection and certification of solar system installations and make recommendations for shorter term changes and improvements to safety outcomes in an interim report.

Phase two will encompass the entire regime and a final report which will be due by December 2020.

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