Wanneroo a hot spot

SUB­URB SEC­OND IN SO­LAR PANELS

Joondalup Weekender - - News -

WANNEROO has the sec­ond high­est num­ber of so­lar rooftop panels in Perth, ac­cord­ing to fig­ures re­leased by Western Power.

The sta­tis­tics listed its net­works’ top 10 so­lar sub­urbs in Perth. Wanneroo was sec­ond with 6687 panels, be­hind Man­durah with 9192.

The ma­jor­ity of sub­urbs were south of the river, with Ocean Reef/Joon­dalup the only other north­ern sub­urb to make the cut, com­ing in at 10th spot with 3926 panels.

Western Power said the north­ern sub­urbs had a po­ten­tial gen­er­a­tion ca­pac­ity of nearly 230 megawatts and fig­ures were based on the num­ber of phys­i­cal pho­to­voltaic so­lar panel sys­tems per post­code.

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