Technical documents and customer case studies

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Document nameDescriptionIssue date
ZBM2 White PaperDetailed explanation of Redflow's zinc-bromine flow battery systemsApril 2015
ZBM2 Quick Start GuideZBM2 Quick Start Guide in English, Spanish & GermanFebruary 2017
ZBM2 and ZCell FAQAnswers to frequently-asked questions about Redflow batteriesOctober 2017
ZBM2 DatasheetSpecifications and benefits of Redflow's ZBM2 zinc-bromine flow batteryNovember 2017
ZBM2 Installation ManualRedflow ZBM2 (3kW/10kWh) Installation and Operation ManualMay 2018
ZBM2 Product WarrantyZBM2 Product Warranty Terms and ConditionsJanuary 2017
ZCell WarrantyZCell Product Warranty Terms and ConditionsJanuary 2017
ZBM2 CE CertificateEC Declaration of ConformityMay 2018
Case study: Jeff Knowles Altree-WilliamsCanberra house models hybrid grid with Redflow (Jerrabomberra, NSW)
September 2018
Case study: Williams Burton LeopardiDarling Building beats energy shortfall with Redflow batteries (Adelaide, South Australia)August 2018
Case study: John Altree-WilliamsZCell storage system cuts home power bill by 80% (Adelaide, SA)June 2018
Case study: Scott HicksZCell eliminates power costs for holiday house (Mannum, SA)May 2018
Case study: Mossel Bay MunicipalityMossel Bay goes carbon neutral with Redflow (South Africa)January 2018
Case study: Bates familyQueensland home sets Redflow residential recordOctober 2017
Case study: Adrian ShandVictorian couple lives off-grid dream with RedflowOctober 2017
Case study: Bosco Printed CircuitsBosco beats power cuts with Redflow batteries (Johannesburg, South Africa)September 2017
Case study: Alan NobleAlan Noble fires up ZCell for bushfire defences (Willunga, South Australia)October 2016
Case study: Conservation SAConservation SA showcases ZCell (Adelaide, South Australia)October 2016
Case study: Simon HackettHackett house powers through SA blackout (Adelaide, South Australia)September 2016

Strengthening Telecommunications Networks in the Developing World

Redflow recognises that telecommunications tower sites using DC power (either weak grid or off-grid) represent a major potential market for its ZBM2 zinc-bromine flow batteries:

  • Millions of telco sites globally – including but not limited to communications network tower sites
  • Asia alone has more than 2.7 million telecommunications tower sites
  • Large proportion, especially in developing countries, are off-grid or in weak-grid environments, and
  • An entry-level telecommunications site deployment typically uses 2-4 ZBMs to replace a lead-acid battery system.

To learn more about Redflow’s benefits for the telecoms sector, download our presentation Strengthening Telecommunications Networks in the Developing World An Opportunity for Small Scale Storage.

Whitepaper: Redflow ZBM2 and telecommunications integration

This article reports about the successful demonstration of the Redflow’s unique zinc-bromine flow battery integrated into a standard telecommunication (Telco) DC system at -48V. The ZBM2 energy storage systems, installed directly on the DC bus, can replace standard lead-acid batteries and support the load when the power from the grid or from a diesel generator (DG) is not available. In this specific study, the ZBMs are used to integrate renewable sources (PV) with an existing DG allowing the coexistence of multiple sources, absorbing the load and PV fluctuations and most importantly reducing the DG run time. To learn more, download Redflow’s telco application White Paper
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Report: Garth Corey

BRISBANE, QLD, AUSTRALIA, 2010: Garth Corey is an independent energy storage engineer, who was formerly a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories. He has extensive experience working with many energy storage technologies, including flow batteries. Garth is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society and active with the Power and Energy Society Stationary Battery Committee.  Garth is an internationally recognised expert in utility scale energy storage applications and systems and is constantly sought out to provide expert advice on emerging energy storage systems and device development and deployment.

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Report: Sandia National Laboratories (USA)

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, UNITED STATES, 2013: For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation’s most challenging security issues.  Sandia National Laboratories is operated and managed by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Sandia Corporation operates Sandia National Laboratories as a contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and supports numerous federal, state, and local government agencies, companies, and organizations. Continue reading “Report: Sandia National Laboratories (USA)”