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.

 

Are flow batteries the future of home energy storage?

Solar Choice reports that RedFlow’s ZCell is one of the most is one of the most in-demand battery storage products on the Australian market; it also stands out for being one of the only ‘flow batteries‘ currently available. Solar Choice had the opportunity to catch up with RedFlow CEO Simon Hackett about the role of flow batteries (and the ZCell) in Australia’s energy transformation, in the process discussing how the ZCell compares to the vast array of lithium-based batteries sweeping the market. Our conversation is included below. Read its interview transcript at http://www.solarchoice.net.au/blog/news/redflow-flow-batteries-future-home-energy-storage-171016.

Redflow reports strong interest in household flow battery technology

Simon Hackett, the executive chair of battery storage maker Redflow, says the company’s first shipment of 10kWh zinc bromine “flow” batteries is en route to Australia, but that rolling them out to the market will be a slow process, but expressions of interest in the Australian made technology numbering in the thousands, reports Sophie Vorrath of One Step Off the Grid. Full full story at https://onestepoffthegrid.com.au/redflow-reports-strong-interest-household-flow-battery-technology/.