27 Oct '11, 8pm

New SEIA Poll: Nearly 75% Americans Say #Solar Hot Water Good for #Jobs and Growth

New SEIA Poll: Nearly 75% Americans Say #Solar Hot Water Good for #Jobs and Growth

Good news and challenging news for the solar thermal industry. Despite solar hot water getting less attention in the U.S., a new poll released by the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) shows strong public support for solar water heating and agree that solar water heating helps the economy and create jobs. The independent poll conducted by Gotham Research Group shows that 74% of Americans agree with the statement, “The growth of the solar water heating industry will produce jobs and help the American economy.” Breaking down respondents by region, 80% of respondents were from Northeastern residents, 78% were Midwestern residents, 69% of Southern residents, and 73% of Western residents. It’s ironic that the South, which has abundant sun hours and heat, agreed less with the statement than those in the North East. The solution is more solar customer education, advocacy, a...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2011/10...

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