Each week we take a look with EV specialist and Innovation Origins columnist Auke Hoekstra at what caught his eye on topical issues or what he runs into where the preservation of our planet is concerned.

Despite the fact that everyone is working from home as much as possible, Auke is extremely busy. So busy, in fact, that last week he had to cancel this column. At home, he has been constantly distracted by huge diggers that have been working outside the front of his energy-neutral house. “Seeing those diggers shoveling stuff in front of your window all day long isn’t really helpful. And the noise that those things make … ” Auke sighs.

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Author profile picture Milan Lenters is a writer and editor. Through IO, he got to know his native city Eindhoven in a different way and sometimes looks with amazement at the many stories that lie ahead.