How to reduce your energy bill

Solar and saving energy in your home

Reducing energy consumption can save money and reduce your environmental impact. Council has partnered with the Metro Community Power Hub delivered by Yarra Energy Foundation (YEF) to provide you with simple energy advice you can trust. The Community Power Hub program is funded by Sustainability Victoria

From solar to insulation, the energy advisers at YEF can provide advice on all areas of your home or small business, helping you make an informed decision.  

The energy adviser can help with: 

  • solar and solar/battery systems 

  • heating, cooling, hot water, cooking appliances  

  • rebates for solar, batteries, major appliances  

  • finding installers, comparing quotes for solar, batteries, major appliances  

  • insulation and draughtproofing  

  • windows – glazing, secondary glazing, shading etc 

  • lighting  

  • understanding your bill 

  • other home energy related queries 

Contact YEF 

  • Interested in solar? Get connected with trusted and accredited experts and installers at discounted prices through the Community Power Hub solar program

More Information 

If you have any questions about the process, or need more information, contact YEF via:  

Alternatively, contact the Sustainability team at Hobsons Bay City Council on 1300 179 944 or