Former Santos CEO joins Redflow board

Australian energy storage specialist Redflow Limited has recruited former Santos Managing Director and CEO David Knox to its board of directors as the company starts a pivotal year.

As a non-executive director, Mr Knox will contribute valuable international business skills to Redflow from his eight years leading Santos and, before that, senior roles globally with BP, Shell and ARCO.

Mr Knox, who also sits on the board of CSIRO, said he was attracted by Redflow’s battery technology. “It has the potential to affect change in the way we use energy, both for individuals and families at home and also for small businesses and telcos,” he said. Continue reading “Former Santos CEO joins Redflow board”

Redflow applauds grid approval for Victron inverter

Australian energy storage specialist Redflow Limited has welcomed news that Victron Energy’s MultiGrid 48/3000 battery inverter is now approved for connection to the Australian electricity grid.

The MultiGrid 48/3000 is a version of Victron’s popular MultiPlus 48/3000 inverter enhanced to meet the AS/NZS4777.2:2015 standard for grid connection of energy systems via battery inverters. The Victron MultiGrid 48/3000 inverter is now listed on the Clean Energy Council website at http://www.solaraccreditation.com.au/products/inverters/approved-inverters.html#searchResults.

ASX-listed Redflow (ASX:RFX) produces Australia’s unique ZCell zinc-bromine flow battery which works with a range of battery inverters including Victron, Selectronic, Redback and GoodWe. Continue reading “Redflow applauds grid approval for Victron inverter”

Simon Hackett shows his home ZBM2 energy system

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Redflow Executive Chairman and CEO Simon Hackett reports that his ZBM2-based energy storage system works very well indeed – and flawlessly from the standpoint of his family, who see a house that ‘just works’ – even when the grid doesn’t. “We all appreciate seeing the house operating well into most evenings on time-shifted solar energy harvested during the day,” writes in a blog published at https://simonhackett.com/2016/11/28/home-redflow-zbm-installation/.