Hobsons Bay City Council is making it easier for residents to install quality solar panels on their homes.

Mayor of Hobsons Bay Councillor Peter Hemphill said since launching the program in December, more than 150 local houses had signed on to install solar panels.

That equates to 401 kilowatts of energy being generated and a saving of 665 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions each year, said Cr Hemphill.

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