City of Karratha in Westeren Australia has announced that it has selected Green Frog Systems to supply 77 cyclone rated solar street lights for the Karratha Walkways Lighting Project. The aim is to provide residents with illumination along pedestrian walking pathways and streets throughout the township. Suburbs to have solar street lights installed are Pegs Creek, Nickol, Bulgarra, and Millars Well.
- The township of Karratha has some of the highest cyclonic winds in the nation – ‘Wind Speed Region D, Importance Level 2’.
- Had to withstand to have independently certified engineering reports guaranteeing the ability to withstand cyclonic wind speeds of up to 262kph.
- Had to meet the stringent requirement of the council including both security key access and padlock secured battery enclosures
Green Frog Systems to design and supply a modified version of the GFS-200 Solar Street Light which is cyclone rated but not quite to the Region D Standard. The revised GFS-200-RD model has been engineered for this region and is the leading product of choice for Councils and Governments situated in Northern Australia and remote island communities.