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Hannah Hillson



  • Contributor editor with a decade experience in home services and energy industries
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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

  • Boston skyline over Charles River from Cambridge

    Massachusetts Solar Cost: Tax Credits & Rebates Guide 2023

    Massachusetts solar power While Massachusetts is not known as one of the sunniest states in the US, it has earned a reputation as one of the top 10 states with the highest monthly energy bills. Increasing [...]

    6 min read Dec 07, 2023
  • Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina Uptown

    North Carolina Solar Cost: Tax Credits & Rebates Guide 2023

    Solar power in North Carolina As one of the top five solar markets in the nation, North Carolina offers a favorable environment for homeowners and businesses searching for renewable energy options. Increasing [...]

    5 min read Dec 07, 2023
  • Home with solar panels installed on the roof .

    Are Solar Panels Right for Your Home?

    Whether you’re interested in saving money on utility bills, investing in green energy or increasing your home value, solar panels can be an excellent investment. Solar panels are expensive, averaging [...]

    9 min read Oct 09, 2023
  • Solar technicians installing solar panels

    Solar Installation Cost

    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 How much is 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 $8,400 before [...]

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

    2024 Solar Incentives by State

    Solar panel rebates and incentives in 2024 Solar panels are expensive, despite solar prices falling 40 percent in the last decade. Federal, state and local governments created lucrative incentives to help [...]

    11 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 [...]

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

    Florida Solar Cost: Tax Credits & Rebates Guide 2024

    How much do solar panels cost in Florida? The cost of solar panels in Florida depends on several factors, including the number of panels in your system, your home’s annual energy usage and potential [...]

    7 min read May 18, 2023