Are flow batteries the future of home energy storage?

Solar Choice reports that RedFlow’s ZCell is one of the most is one of the most in-demand battery storage products on the Australian market; it also stands out for being one of the only ‘flow batteries‘ currently available. Solar Choice had the opportunity to catch up with RedFlow CEO Simon Hackett about the role of flow batteries (and the ZCell) in Australia’s energy transformation, in the process discussing how the ZCell compares to the vast array of lithium-based batteries sweeping the market. Our conversation is included below. Read its interview transcript at

RedFlow’s ZCell: An Aussie-designed flow battery for homes

RedFlow’s ZCell is currently one of the most talked-about battery storage products on the Australian market. Slated to be available in Australia in the very near future, the battery has significant advantages over most of the other products on the market – and it sure to appeal to the tech-happy ‘early adopter’ market despite its price point (which – though high – is in the ballpark of its competitors). As time goes on and prices come down, the ZCell’s appeal is almost certain to spread to a mass market thanks to its unique warranty structure and resistance to operational wear-and-tear, reports Solar Choice at