A single Redflow battery is powering a “dream home” near Quindanning in south-west WA, saving its owners the six-figure cost of connecting it to the electricity grid.
In 2017, Geoff and Roz transported a derelict building made up of two hexagonal pods to their rural property in the south-west of Western Australia, aiming to create their dream retirement home.
With picturesque valley views towards the little town of Quindanning, about 170km from Perth, the 80-hectare property sits high on a ridge surrounded by native bushland. But the difficult-to-access property’s location meant the six-figure sum to connect to the power grid was cost-prohibitive. Going off-grid was the obvious solution.
Redflow partner TIEC, through its RBSS (Renewable Battery Storage Solutions) division, was commissioned to design a single-battery energy storage system that could meet the couple’s immediate needs and expand when their budget allowed. Continue reading “Redflow battery powers off-grid WA home, avoiding $100,000-plus in costs to connect to the power grid”