CFA is involved in Standards Australia’s roadmap to support the deployment of Smart Grids in Australia. Smart grids have the potential to provide greater ability to incorporate and distribute renewable energy, save money through reduced demand, and empower consumers to manage their energy use.

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The first meeting of the reformed Consumer Standing Forum was held in Sydney on 14 September 2011. Representatives attended from CFA, Consumer Affairs Victoria, NSW Fair Trading, QLD Office of Fair Trading, ACCC and Standards Australia. It was chaired by John Furbank from the CFA. The purpose of the CSF is to a. raise with…

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Measurement and product specification testing is an all important phase in ensuring quality, consumer confidence and brand reputation.¬† There are several sets of requirements that might be specified in standards, with conformity assessment a significant part of this.¬† The CFA Standards representative on Standards Australia Technical Committee QR-010 Conformity Assessment¬† is involved in the project…

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