Kōrero: Wind and solar power

Christchurch rooftops

Christchurch rooftops

If each roof in New Zealand was equipped with solar panels the area available for capturing solar energy would be more than enough to meet the country’s energy requirements. This view gives an indication of the area potentially available in suburban Christchurch.

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GNS Science
Reference: CN20903/14
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Veronika Meduna, 'Wind and solar power - Solar energy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4926/christchurch-rooftops (accessed 29 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Veronika Meduna, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006