Cool Innovations: Michael Keane on Energy, Sustainability, and Entrepreneurship

Apr 22, 2024

Join Matt Southam in an engaging episode with Michael Keane, a versatile entrepreneur with a rich background in banking, technology, and energy. Michael shares insights from his journey through the 90s virtual private networking industry to his current venture in developing affordable cooling and refrigeration solutions aimed at making a significant impact in developing countries. Dive into Michael’s innovative approach to utilising waste heat from engines for refrigeration, reducing food waste, and empowering dairy farms in Africa through biogas. Explore the challenges of scaling renewable energy solutions and the critical role of financial viability in environmental initiatives. Michael offers valuable advice on entrepreneurship, business management, and the importance of thorough financial planning and cash flow management to ensure business success. This episode is a testament to the power of innovation in addressing some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges while highlighting the intricacies of running a sustainable business.