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History

Timeline

2010
May 18

Founded

Empower was founded in 2010 to pursue the emerging storage market opportunity.

2012
January 18

Awarded

Empower was awarded a competitive grant by Commercialisation Australia in 2012 to secure a patent, undertake initial market research and to develop the initial product, dubbed the ElektroBank.

2017
May 18

Headquarters

Empower moved its headquarters to the Brookvale, NSW in 2017 to better accommodate its growing number of personnel and to prepare for initial testing and manufacturing of the ElektroBank.

2018
May 18

Certification

The ElektroBank’s hybrid, grid-interactive solar and storage inverter and microgrid were certified in 2018 by AusTest in NSW, and the product was launched in the market that same year.

According to the AusTest engineer responsible for testing the ElektroBank against each of the standards, it was the first inverter to have passed the first time!