Redflow launches first flow battery for homes in Australia

Australian battery developer Redflow has launched what is thought to be the first residential-level storage device to use a flow battery, in its home market, reports Danielle Ola of Energy Storage NewsThe ZCell, unlike its lithium-ion counterparts, is built around a unique zinc-bromine flow battery. It comes in a 10kWh model as standard. The technology enables the ZCell to discharge 100% of its total stored energy, Redflow claims. It is more recyclable than its competitors; its active components being plastic, aluminium and steel. Flow batteries also tend to pose little to no risk of fire hazard on prolonged use. Read the full story here.