Solar and flow battery to power Great Barrier Reef research station

University of Queensland-run research hub on Heron Island to be more than 80% solar powered, with addition of 500kW PV and 600kWh vanadium flow battery system.

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Life, the universe and Redflow

The appointment of John Lindsay as a non-executive director to Redflow frees me up to transition my own head space into the technology around making our battery work in the real world.

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Another remote indigenous community shifted to solar, as NT “transforms” power delivery

Warruwi remote NT indigenous community gets 175kW solar array, as Power & Water Corporation – with backing from ARENA – changes the way it delivers power.

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PV, pedal power and partnership: Microgrid statues planned for Portland parks

US city of Portland and three partners launch pilot to offer emergency microgrid support in a park statue that will charge cell phones and store emergency supplies.

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Community retailer Enova to pilot Bryon Bay microgrid

Enova Energy reveals plans to develop a microgrid in its home town, to encourage the roll-out of locally generated, stored and distributed power.

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Victoria Labor pledges $1.2 billion in rebates, loans for rooftop solar

Victoria Labor government proposes rebates and zero interest loans to encourage another 650,000 homes to install another 2.6GW of rooftop solar.

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Santos taps solar to pump gas in Cooper Basin

Australian oil and gas giant announces its first beam pump converted to solar, in SA's Cooper Basin, replacing crude oil motors.

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Redflow ships “biggest” battery order, to help power Fiji digital TV roll-out

Australia's Redflow has shipped its largest-ever order of zinc-bromine flow batteries, to provide energy storage for Fiji’s new digital television network.

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The sneaky war against renewables in the bush

If you live in a remote area of Victoria the government will subsidise your off-grid fuel needs ... and not if you power your off-grid home with solar.

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Granny Smith gold mine turns to solar, battery hybrid system

Granny Smith mine in W.A. to add solar and storage to reduce its dependence on expensive gas-fired generation.

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