Redflow zinc-bromine batteries used to help power remote Thai village

Brisbane based Redflow has supplied 10 of its 10kWh zinc-bromine flow batteries as part of a solar microgrid being used to power a remote Thai village.

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Tales from the solar gutter – the dark side of Australia’s rooftop PV boom

It's boom-time for Australia's rooftop solar sector, but not everything is rosy. We take a glimpse into the world of "crap solar," where helping people to save money on their bills is the last thing on the agenda.

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How to power through a heatwave – in comfort, on 100% solar energy

Does rooftop solar really struggle in the heat? Real data from two rooftop solar systems show how they reliably soldiered on during a recent Adelaide heatwave.

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3MW solar farm switched on at remote Queensland mine

South32's silver, lead and zinc mine in north-west Queensland will now be powered by gas and solar, after a 3MW PV project led by EDL was completed and switched on.

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Mineral Resources to install big battery at Mt Marion lithium mine

Mineral Resources installs battery at its Mt Marion lithium mine to reduce gas burning, and is looking to hydrogen, more batteries and solar to reduce costs of fossil fuels.

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Santos to convert 56 crude oil pumps to 100% solar and battery storage

Santos kicks off ARENA-backed plans to shift all of its remote crude oil beam pumps to 100% solar and battery storage – a move that would save it 140 barrels of oil a day.

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Canberra Deep Space complex to go solar, as CSIRO launches tender

NASA-owned, CSIRO-operated Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex is looking to go solar, via a power purchase agreement and a purpose built large-scale solar farm.

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Australian miner taps solar gold with “world’s biggest” off-grid hybrid power plant

ASX-listed resources company to build"world’s largest" off-grid, hybrid solar power plant for a stand-alone mining operation, at its Syama Gold Mine in Mali, Africa.

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Redflow lands two new battery deals, from rainforest to childcare centres

ASX-listed Redflow announces two new supply deals for 38 of its zinc-bromine flow batteries – including one with Optus to help power a mobile phone tower in FNQ.

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Solar and battery “pod” to power a north Queensland farm, in govt-backed trial

Belgian-made renewable power “pod” combining solar, battery storage and a generator to be trialled on a north-west Queensland farm, in bid to offer rural customers more reliable, affordable electricity.

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