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Get smart with power, says PowerSmart chief

Friday 30 Nov 12 10:00am

Mike Bassett-Smith ... we need an open market.
Mike Bassett-Smith ... we need an open market.

New Zealand could switch to solar energy generation more quickly if the industry was on a level playing field with traditional generation, says one of the founders of a company just named the sustainable small business of the year.

Canadian New Zealander Mike Bassett-Smith started PowerSmart five years ago with two friends from university and a couple of laptop computers.

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