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Siena Hacker

Siena is a rising senior at Scripps College pursuing an interdisciplinary major in Environmental Science, Economics, and Politics. She is passionate about the worlds of renewable energy and urban planning. When she's out of the office, you can be sure to find Siena hiking somewhere in LA County.
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Renewable Energy May Soon be Cheaper Than Existing Fossil Fuel Plants

By Siena Hacker | 01 August 2018

While 2018's solar tariffs have increased the prices of some international modules, the solar industry continues to rapidly expand. The price of solar has[..]

South Korea's Hanwha Q CELLS to Open Georgia Solar Factory

By Siena Hacker | 20 July 2018

In the wake of US tariffs on non domestic solar modules, Hanwha Q Cells is opening a solar module factory in Georgia.

The South Korean company announced[..]

China Drives Clean Energy Forward with a Solar Roadway

By Siena Hacker | 14 July 2018

Technological advancements mean that solar panels are everywhere these days. We’ve seen solar backpacks, windows, and electric air taxis. Now solar panels[..]

Perovskite and Silicon Solar Cell Efficiency Reaches 25.2%

By Siena Hacker | 12 July 2018

While around 90% of solar panels currently on the market are made out of silicon, adding a new material may soon make existing module design even more[..]

Japanese Carmaker Nissan Debuts Home Solar and Battery System Program

By Siena Hacker | 14 June 2018

Nissan, the creator of the extremely successful electric vehicle, Leaf, is entering the residential solar and home battery market. Much like Tesla, Nissan[..]

India Gets Serious About Solar

By Siena Hacker | 12 June 2018

According to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India is on track to install 200 gigawatts of renewable capacity by 2020. The country is fully embracing[..]

Mercedes-Benz Halts Home Battery Program

By Siena Hacker | 21 May 2018

A few months ago, we reported that Mercedes-Benz was ready to enter the residential energy storage market. Mercedes’ parent company, Daimler, began[..]

New York City's Solar Property Tax Abatement Ends Soon

By Siena Hacker | 01 May 2018

After a successful decade, New York City’s Property Tax Abatement for Photovoltaic (PV) Equipment Expenditures Program is drawing to a close on January 1,[..]

Full Review of Sistine Solar Skins - MIT Startup Makes Solar (Even More) Beautiful

By Siena Hacker | 10 April 2018

We at Pick My Solar already think solar panels are pretty beautiful - their cost savings and sustainability alone make them gorgeous in our eyes.


Kitty Hawk's Cora: An Autonomous, Completely Electric Air Taxi Takes Flight

By Siena Hacker | 29 March 2018

Flying cars have captured society’s imagination as a far-off possibility for decades, but that dream is quickly nearing reality. Earlier this month[..]

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