About Dan Hahn

Dan Hahn - Author of Solar Reviews

Dan Hahn

Solar Journalist

Dan is a solar journalist and content advisor with SolarReviews. He also works with solar installers and solar nonprofits to develop and execute strategic plans.

Dan Hahn founded residential solar energy information and policy resource, Solar Power Rocks, in 2007. As the site's chief architect and senior editor, he developed a national framework for evaluating the impact of residential solar energy policy.  Possessed with a mission to communicate how all state legislatures can encourage solar energy growth, he developed annual state scorecards to benchmark solar policy performance across the United States. Solar Power Rocks has been cited by publications such as the New York Times, Politifact, and Seeking Alpha.

Dan earned his B.S. in Financial Management from the University of Illinois in 2001, and his M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Portland State University in 2008.

Recent articles by Dan Hahn

The best solar stocks to watch over the next decade

Dan Hahn

February 20, 2021

The best solar stocks to watch over the next decade

Learn about some of the more interesting publicly-traded companies in the solar energy and energy storage industries in 2021 and beyond.

Solar panels through time: clean energy innovation at the White House

Dan Hahn

February 11, 2021

Solar panels through time: clean energy innovation at the White House

Learn how the White House has used solar energy, beginning with the Carter Administration to the present Biden Administration as a symbol for national clean energy policy.

Span electrical panel: a digital upgrade of your analog electrical panel

Dan Hahn

February 11, 2021

Span electrical panel: a digital upgrade of your analog electrical panel

The Span electrical panel gives you the power to add flexibility and control over how you use electricity in your home. But is it right for you?

Why you should never invest in “plug-in” solar panels

Dan Hahn

January 29, 2021

Why you should never invest in “plug-in” solar panels

Learn how plug-in solar panels work, explore their risks compared to costs, and take a look at alternative options to consider for small-scale energy generation.

Are Kyocera solar panels any good?

Dan Hahn

January 28, 2021

Are Kyocera solar panels any good?

Learn about Kyocera solar panels, including their top modules, how much they cost, how they perform - and if they're right for your solar installation.

What in the world are flow batteries?

Dan Hahn

January 15, 2021

What in the world are flow batteries?

An overview of flow batteries, including their applications, industry outlook, and comparisons to lithium-ion technology for clean energy storage.

The best uses for nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries

Dan Hahn

January 7, 2021

The best uses for nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries

Are Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries the best fit for home solar? We answer this question while explaining this type of battery’s applications and how it works.

Is Enerbank a legitimate company to provide your solar or home improvement loan?

Dan Hahn

December 11, 2020

Is Enerbank a legitimate company to provide your solar or home improvement loan?

Reviews, complaints, company overview, and loan types for Enerbank, a large provider of home improvement and solar energy loans.

Everything you need to know about solar tubes

Dan Hahn

November 14, 2020

Everything you need to know about solar tubes

Explaining how solar tubes work, pros and cons, cost, usefulness compared to skylights, and the best models available on the market.