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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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Pick My Solar's Top Solar Education Resources

By Siena Hacker | 16 August 2017

At Pick My Solar, we’re familiar with how overwhelming going solar seems when you’re first getting started. Between pushy sales techniques and[..]

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An Interview with Nicole Morris-McLaughlin of the Marion Institute

By Siena Hacker | 10 August 2017

This week we’re joined by Nicole Morris-McLaughlin of the Marion Institute, another of our amazing partners bringing Mass Solar Connect to Commonwealth[..]

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An Interview with Self-Reliance's Megan Amsler

By Siena Hacker | 04 August 2017

This week we’re speaking with Megan Amsler, Executive Director of Self-Reliance Heat & Power Coop. Self-Reliance is just one of the many great[..]

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Mass Solar Loans are Making Solar Even More Affordable for the Commonwealth

By Siena Hacker | 03 August 2017

The Mass Solar Loan Program was created by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Department of Energy Resources to make going solar even more[..]

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Mass Solar Connect: Compare Solar Companies in Massachusetts

By Siena Hacker | 02 August 2017

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has teamed up with Pick My Solar and local nonprofits Self Reliance and the Marion Institute to[..]

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Can Solar Panels be Recycled?

By Siena Hacker | 01 August 2017

Retired solar panels used to become e-waste in landfills - a remarkably ungreen end to an environmentally friendly life. In recent years, encouragement[..]

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The Best Remodel to Increase Your Home’s Value

By Siena Hacker | 18 July 2017

Home improvement can be a great financial investment, but it also carries a huge risk. Much of design, like countertops or carpeting, comes down to[..]

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New York Solar Incentives are Running Out Soon

By Siena Hacker | 30 June 2017

Thanks to its progressive policies, New York ranked tenth in the country for cumulative solar installed last year. In 2016, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s[..]

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Massachusetts SREC II Solar Incentive Expires January 2018

By Siena Hacker | 23 June 2017

Massachusetts has one of the best solar incentive programs in the country: the SREC II Program. Along with the 30% federal investment tax credit and[..]

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California Senator Wants to Require Solar Installations on All New Roofs

By Siena Hacker | 13 June 2017

Scott Wiener, a recently elected California State Senator, is on a mission to make the state the first in the country to mandate solar installation on[..]

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