Redflow in tie-up with Redback Technologies to smarten up battery offering – The Australian Financial Review

Technologies in an alliance it expects to smooth the path to market for its ZCell home battery and help overcome the greater popular recognition for rival lithium-ion batteries such as Tesla’s Powerwall.

The tie-up, to be announced on Tuesday, comes after months of testing the Redflow battery, which uses zinc bromide “flow” technology – much less well known than the lithium-ion technology – alongside Redback’s solar hybrid inverter.

It confirms that Redflow’s 10 kilowatt-hour ZCell battery is compatible with the Redback inverter, as well as with the product from Netherlands-based Victron Energy, which it is already working with.

“Our aim is to make sure our battery is highly compatible with industry in general,” Redflow chairman and technology entrepreneur SImon Hackett said in advance of the announcement.

Read more via the Australian Financial Review.