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Hannah Hillson



  • Contributor editor with a decade experience in home services and energy industries
  • Her work is featured on


Hannah Hillson is a contributing editor for Bankrate. With a decade of experience in the home services and energy industries, she aims to answer consumer questions in a digestible way. Apart from editing and writing, Hannah enjoys learning about energy solutions, renewable energy, residential solar and the deregulated market. Find her work on and connect on LinkedIn.

Hannah's latest articles

  • Solar technicians installing solar panels

    Many homeowners are motivated to transition to clean energy primarily due to potential energy bill savings and positive environmental impacts. However, the cost of installing solar panels is often a deterrent.  [...]

    4 min read Sep 11, 2023
  • Tesla Powerwall installed in a luxurious energy efficient home

    Tesla Powerwall Cost

    Image courtesy of What is the cost of a Tesla Powerwall? If you’ve explored solar for your home, chances are you’ve heard of the Tesla Powerwall. In 2023, one Tesla Powerwall costs $8,700 [...]

    3 min read Sep 06, 2023
  • Coworkers listening to mature businessman in the office.

    2023 Solar Incentives by State

    Federal solar investment tax credit (solar ITC) The federal solar investment tax credit, now known as the Residential Clean Energy Credit, runs through 2034 and offers a tax credit valued at 30 percent [...]

    8 min read May 18, 2023
  • Young construction worker connects photo voltaic panel to solar system using screwdriver on bright sunny day.

    Top 10 Solar Installation Companies in 2023

    Compare the top 10 solar installers Shopping around for great products and services is part of the process for finding a solar installer. Some states have over a thousand solar installers operating in [...]

    8 min read May 18, 2023
  • Downtown Miami, people walking along Miami River

    Florida Solar Cost: Tax Credits & Rebates Guide 2023

    Solar power in Florida Installing solar panels on your Florida home can help you save money due to rising electricity costs. The state receives an average of 5.7 peak sun hours daily, an ample amount of [...]

    5 min read May 18, 2023
  • Marina in San Diego, California, USA.

    California Solar Cost: Tax Credits & Rebates Guide 2023

    Solar power in California California produces more solar energy than any other state, generating almost 30 percent of the nation’s solar power. State regulations involving renewable energy goals and [...]

    6 min read May 18, 2023
  • Solar Power Purchase Agreement (Solar PPA)

    Installing solar panels provides many financial benefits and reduces your home’s carbon footprint, but the upfront costs of solar might turn you away. Fortunately, there are many solar financing options [...]

    5 min read May 10, 2023