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November 7, 2022
Development approvals have been granted for New Zealand’s biggest planned battery energy storage system (BESS) to date.
March 11, 2022
Construction will commence in New Zealand on the country’s biggest battery energy storage system (BESS) project so far, in July.
October 18, 2021
Power distribution company WEL Networks and renewables developer Infratec are in the final stages of assessment for what will be New Zealand’s first utility-scale battery energy storage system (BESS). 
April 27, 2020
Australian stock exchange-listed flow battery manufacturer Redflow has scored a second order for its devices from the Rural Connectivity Group, a New Zealand-based telecommunications company.
November 13, 2019
Redflow’s zinc-bromine based devices have been picked by the New Zealand Rural Connectivity Group to help extend mobile coverage and internet connectivity to thousands of homes and businesses in remote areas.
August 22, 2018
Minister for Energy Dr Megan Woods attended an event to officially inaugurate the first grid-scale battery energy storage system in New Zealand, hosted by energy retailer and project owner Mercury Energy.
January 17, 2018
New Zealand’s small handful of advanced energy storage systems will be added to with the NZ$2 million (US$1.45 million) trial deployment of a grid-scale Tesla Powerpack 2 by energy generator and retailer Mercury.
October 5, 2017
One of New Zealand’s main gas and electric distribution companies has turned to distributed energy storage systems as a cost-effective alternative to long-distance wires and related infrastructure.
September 19, 2017
Australian battery company Redflow Limited has repeated its largest-ever sale of its ZBM2 zinc-bromine flow batteries after receiving an international order worth about US$600,000.
November 14, 2016

A New Zealand network operator will install a grid-scale battery from S&C Electric as part of a pilot programme.

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