25 Oct '16, 6pm

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There’s no doubt about it: Solar and wind power continue to become a larger part of the energy landscape, both in the U.S. and around the world. However, a new survey and corresponding report by Makovsky suggest that U.S. consumers might overestimate renewable energy’s current role in the country’s overall energy usage. The integrated communications consultancy says other findings include that U.S. consumers base their energy decisions on societal impacts, have the most trust in the solar industry and get a majority of their energy information from television news. Makovsky says the report, titled “How Americans Make Energy Decisions ,” incorporates findings from a survey of over 1,000 adults across the U.S., representing varied political viewpoints and a wide range of age groups and diverse income levels. According to the report, Americans considerably overestimate the co...

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