Mike Hassaballa

  Mike earned a master’s degree in applied science in 2013, then he launched his career in the data centre industry. In 2015, he shifted gears and took on a Lead Engineer role in a company developing emission reductions technology. He then moved in 2018 into energy consulting. Mike focuses on most critical issues and opportunities in business: strategy, operations, technology, transformation, advanced analytics, and sustainability. Mike writes fascinating stories meant to be read by anyone. He excels in simplifying complex subjects and bringing a fresh new perspective to pressing issues.

 



25 Stories by Mike Hassaballa

The Rare Earth Race: The Global Showdown over Rare Earth Elements

A Problem Is Lurking Around The Corner If you like this content follow me here Rare earth elements (REEs) are a group of 17...
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Power for All: Overcoming Energy Poverty

If you like this content follow me here Energy poverty makes living in poverty worse. In developing countries, access to modern energy sources is...
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Propulsion Wars: Combustion vs. Electrification

The Battle for Transportation Supremacy The State of Play Electric cars are the future. This has been the mantra of the past few years, nevertheless,...
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Energy Storage Now

Anyone with ~1 week of honest research can understand why What’s Up With Solar And Wind? Not all renewables are created equal. Some are better...
2 min read

Can Space Tourism be a Business?

The race between private space companies is becoming intense. It is clear that there will be a substantial amount of economic value within the...
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The anti EV lobby: Why are they wrong?

Okay, so…they have a point. The reality is that building electric cars currently produces more pollution than building gasoline-powered cars. This has been stated...
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Central Banks Will Issue Digital Currencies

Money continues to evolve in this new world of meme stocks and NFTs. Money is no longer just physical coins and paper bills, like...
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Buffet’s Best Bet on Climate Change

There was an important lesson to be learned in Warren Buffet’s last Berkshire shareholder meeting. The lesson was; ‘A good investor invests in something...
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It is already here! Low Carbon Transport

Transportation has a significant impact on our climate, around one-third  of the global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are attributed to transportation (2020). To make...
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Digitalization will change the Low Carbon Energy world

In 2006, Europe had its largest electricity blackout ever, people were trapped in elevators, and over 10 million people in northern Germany, France, Italy,...
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Facts You Should Know About Low Carbon Energy

Many people wonder what is low carbon energy? You do not need to be an expert to understand the basic concepts that relate to...
5 min read

Electric Airplanes Are Coming

Air travel accounts for 2% of global CO2 emissions, and that share is expected to rise to 12–27% by 2050 if no action is...
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