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RedFlow 300 kW Adelaide

Technology Type Zinc Bromine Flow Battery
Rated Power 300 kW
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Australian battery developer Redflow has sold a commercial-scale model of its zinc bromide flow energy storage system to Base64 who will couple it with an existing solar system on a renovated office complex in Adelaide, as part of longer term plans to take the office off-grid. The battery system is contained in 20 foot (6m) box that will accommodate 60 ZBM3 battery modules providing up to 300kW and 660kWh of energy with a voltage output between 400V and 800V DC. Delivery and installation is expected in June 2015. Redflow said in a statement the system is scaleable and can be placed in series and/or parallel and powered from renewable energy sources such as solar. Base64 will use the $1 million storage system to store energy from its existing 20kW array of solar panels. Hackett says the system will allow a significant reduction in consumption from the grid, particularly in peak periods, and act as a back-up in power failures.
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Project Status
Status Operational
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Adelaide, South Australia
Australia

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Paired Grid Resource Solar PV
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Customer-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Base64
Equity Owner 1 Percent 100%
Energy Storage Technology Provider Redflow
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Capital Expenditure $1000000
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Bill Management
Electric Supply Reserve Capacity - Spinning
Microgrid Capability
On-Site Power
Onsite Renewable Generation Shifting
Renewables Capacity Firming
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