When maths teacher Katie Brooks was searching for a new apartment, the solar panels on the rooftop of the Fremantle complex she eventually settled on were a big drawcard.
- Virtual power plants are seen as the future of solar power
- A virtual power plant is a network of solar-powered homes that generate and store energy and feed it to the grid
- The WA Government is set to trial a virtual power plant in suburban Perth
Ms Brooks said utilising solar ene…