Conservation SA installs first ZCell batteries

South Australia’s peak environmental organisation Conservation SA has installed its first two ZCell batteries to provide energy for a data centre backup and emergency lighting system for its office reports Dylan Bushell-Embling in Technology Decisions. Read his full story at http://www.technologydecisions.com.au/content/it-management/news/conservation-sa-installs-first-zcell-batteries-789685874#axzz4OA1o36Zb.

 

Energy boost

Source: Featured in Mining Chronicle February, 2016

As commodity prices continue falling to record lows, miners are increasingly looking for ways to maintain their profitability or even viability by reducing operating costs and improving productivity.

According to Australian energy storage specialist Redflow, a combination of renewable energy and onsite power storage can improve cost-effectiveness at remote minesites…

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Rule empire of the sun with home solar storage

Source: Featured in Courier Mail Friday 12/02/2016

POWER bills could be torn up as more consumers go off the grid with the launch of new solar power batteries this year.

Queensland energy company RedFlow yesterday unveiled plans for their new residential batteries that allow homes to store solar power and tap into excess energy when weather takes a turn instead of relying on back-up energy from the grid…

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Redflow to miners: Store energy to cut costs via Mining Weekly

Australian energy storage specialist Redflow has advised the country’s beleaguered mining companies to deploy renewable energy with on-site power storage to cut energy costs at remote mine sites. As iron ore and coal prices have halved while metals such as copper and aluminium fell to near six-year lows, miners are increasingly looking for ways to maintain their profitability or even viability.

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Off-grid suburb a ‘perfect storm’ for energy giants – via Sydney Morning Herald

Australian energy companies are facing a “perfect storm” as renewable alternatives are hastening the move to off-grid electricity.

Earlier this month US energy giant Brookfield announced it had signed a deal with property group LWP to build a new suburb near Newcastle, NSW, powered entirely off-grid, challenging incumbent industries to adapt or perish.

The move has enormous implications for rural and regional communities throughout Australia where the tyranny of distance has often led to towns becoming stranded at the far end of a very long energy line.

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Redflow’s High Energy Density Battery Enters the European Market

Redflow – pioneer in long-life, cost-effective and safe energy storage flow batteries – has announced its entry into the European market.

Redflow is the first energy storage company to enter large-scale commercial manufacturing through global giant, Flextronics. “As we expand worldwide, we know our battery technology is ideal for applications required by the European market, such as on and off grid remote rural power, telecommunications BTS sites, utility energy, commercial applications, and renewable integration,” said Stuart Smith, Redflow CEO.

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