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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

  • 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 [...]

    7 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 [...]

    7 min read May 10, 2023
  • Family sitting in a porch with solar panel

    How Much Do Solar Panels Cost In 2024?

    Consider solar panels if you live in a state with high energy costs The average solar panel cost in the U.S. ranges between $17,350 and $38,000, depending on where you live and before applying incentives. [...]

    10 min read Mar 01, 2023