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Blind Kiwi musician pioneers battery technology in US

Friday 1 Aug 08 9:00am

A blind former Maori showband star is making a name for himself as a pioneer of energy conservation in the American state of Nevada.

Rangitikei-born Kawana Pohe is the proprietor of Nevarest Research in Boulder City and is helping the district to implement a battery storage-system that collects electricity during low-usage hours and discharges it during peak times.

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