- Location: Vodafone NZ tower, Kauaeranga Valley, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
- Storage: Five ZBM2 zinc-bromine flow batteries (50 kilowatt-hours total storage capacity)
- Redflow batteries have stored and delivered more than 50 MWh (megawatt-hours) of energy since 2016.
Vodafone New Zealand has met the challenge of bringing broadband connectivity to the North Island’s remote Kauaeranga Valley, where no grid power is available, by deploying a best-in-class green energy cell site, powered by Vertiv’s Hybrid Energy Storage System (HESS) with energy stored by Redflow batteries. Located east of Thames, on the edge of the Coromandel Forest Park, the Vodafone tower site, which includes five Redflow ZBM2 zinc-bromine flow batteries, has improved mobile phone coverage and high-speed wireless broadband for thousands of locals and visitors in the region. Continue reading “Vodafone New Zealand uses Redflow batteries for remote energy storage on Coromandel Peninsula”