author Owen Agnew

Owen Agnew

Owen Agnew is a Portland-based journalist and producer. His audio and video work has appeared in numerous outlets, including The New Yorker Radio Hour, The Guardian, Fast Company, Popular Science, and PBS. He lives in Portland, Oregon with his family and a small but growing collection of performance outerwear.

Owen Agnew

The Solar Fabric Carport in the shore
Solar-Powered Everything

Solar power used to mean large, heavy panels mounted on a roof or spread across a field. But the sun falls on everyone — and everything — and as materials have gotten lighter, cheaper and more

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