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Paper and print everywhere

Medical, social and economic impacts aside, Covid-19 has revealed some interesting aspects to life. One or two of them have the potential to be uncomfortable truths. Thanks to forced homeworking and video conferencing I have had the pleasure of peeking inside more living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, studies and box rooms than I would have previously seen in my whole life. Politicians, celebrities, newsreaders, medics, experts, the general public and more, I’ve seen it all. I’m fascinated by how untidy some rooms are. I want to know why anyone would choose ‘that’ colour for a wall. I’m eager to discover the…

Hybrid renewable: why not?

Most months I get the chance to chat with industry friends and colleagues about a range of electronics related subjects. Most times we start with contemporary topics but quickly wander into uncharted territory. So it was during a conversation with industry PR, Nick Foot, who sideswiped me with a simple question I had no answer for: “Why do renewable energy facilities typically employ only a single generation technology, especially offshore”. I’ve seen plenty of wind, solar, wave and tidal facilities, but never an offshore ‘power station’ using multiple generation hardware. Nick’s basic argument was why invest in building an offshore…