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Hackett orders new Tesla Roadster, to put "stake in heart" of petrol heads

Hackett orders new Tesla Roadster, to put “stake in heart” of petrol heads

Simon Hackett puts his name down for a new Tesla Roadster, saying it will prove supremacy of electric driven transport over burning fossil fuels. And prove Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson wrong.

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Hackett steps aside as chair, CEO of battery storage company Redflow

Hackett steps aside as chair, CEO of battery storage company Redflow

Hackett steps down from twin roles at Redflow as company focuses on new manufacturing facility and cutting costs.

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Redflow thinks big again on batteries, targets Asia telco market

Redflow thinks big again on batteries, targets Asia telco market

Australian battery maker Redflow shifts its attention back to commercial-scale applications, with a focus on Asian telco market.

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Hackett takes control at Redflow as stakes rise for investors

Hackett takes control at Redflow as stakes rise for investors

Simon Hackett named CEO of Redflow, adding to roles as chairman and biggest shareholder – ahead of first delivery of ZCell residential batteries.

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Redflow's Hackett: 2016 is inflexion point for battery storage

Redflow’s Hackett: 2016 is inflexion point for battery storage

Redflow boss says battery storage market is still in “early adopter” phase but is “going mad”. He and others are reporting larger than expected demand, and predicts that 2016 will be the “inflexion” point for the market, thanks to Tesla and the art of the dinner table conversation.

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Simon Hackett takes delivery of big battery array, charges up office and Tesla

Simon Hackett takes delivery of big battery array, charges up office and Tesla

Simon Hackett takes delivery of 660kWh Redflow battery system at his Adelaide headquarters, giving company four days of power, and solar charging for his Tesla.

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Redflow's Hackett: We're better than Tesla's home battery storage

Redflow’s Hackett: We’re better than Tesla’s home battery storage

Redflow chairman Simon Hackett on why his flow battery is better than Tesla and other competitors. And his views on the early adopters, cost profile and future of the grid and electric vehicles.

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Redflow raises $13m as it prepares to launch battery storage product

Redflow raises $13m as it prepares to launch battery storage product

Simon Hackett to tip in up to $3m for launch of zinc bromine battery storage product, although some technical issues still to be resolved.

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Redflow uses IT smarts to push case for Australian made battery storage

Redflow uses IT smarts to push case for Australian made battery storage

Brisbane-based energy storage company, Redflow, is determined to mark Australia’s place in the next disruptive energy technology: battery storage.

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Redflow's Hackett: Battery storage as common as broadband within 10 years

Redflow’s Hackett: Battery storage as common as broadband within 10 years

Redflow chairman Simon Hackett says the market for battery storage is “running hot” and predicts they will be as common place as broadband within a decade. His goal is to deliver software to make flow batteries easy to use. And if utilities try to fight this with higher tariffs, it will simply drive more installation.

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Redflow to offer 'plug and play' home battery storage, after cutting costs by 50%

Redflow to offer ‘plug and play’ home battery storage, after cutting costs by 50%

Redflow says it has cut costs of its zinc bromide flow batteries by 50%, will have ‘plug n play’ storage for homes by early 2016.