Western Power’s purpose is connecting people with energy every day by building, maintaining and operating the electricity network in the southwest of Western Australia. By carefully managing their network they provide the vital connection between electricity and their community.
Western Power is a State Government owned corporation that builds, maintains and operates the electricity Network in the south west corner of Western Australia. The Western Power Network forms the vast majority of the South West Interconnected Network (SWIN), which together with all of the electricity generators, comprises the South West Interconnected System (SWIS).
They aim to deliver a safe, secure and reliable electricity supply to just over one million connected customers including homes, businesses, factories, mines, schools, hospitals and public transport providers. Western Power do not generate electricity, retail electricity or operate in areas outside of the south west of Western Australia. Western Power transports electricity from supply points to consumers.
Facts about Western Australia / Perth
- 27% of the population are overseas born, so migrants and visitors will feel welcome
- Perth has more hours of sunshine than any other capital city in Australia.
- The Mediterranean climate means the people of Perth enjoy mild winters, warm to hot summers and blue skies for most of the year.