02 Nov '11, 5pm

90% of Americans Support Solar Power, Industry Development: So What’s Up in Washington D.C.?

90% of Americans Support Solar Power, Industry Development: So What’s Up in Washington D.C.?

Infographic courtesy of SCHOTT N.A. A nationwide poll conducted by Kelton Research showed that just shy of 9 out of 10 Americans (89 percent) think it’s important for the United States to develop and use solar energy. Breaking the results out along voting lines, 80 percent of Republicans, 90 percent of Independents and 94 percent of Democrats agreed with the above. This is the fourth straight year Kelton’s survey results showed nearly 90% of Americans support developing solar energy.Results also showed that Americans support federal incentives to do so. More than eight of ten (82 percent) support federal tax credits and grants for the solar industry, just like those that continue to benefit companies in the all too well established oil & gas and coal industries. Seventy-one percent of Republicans, 82 percent of Independents and 87 percent of Democrats responding to the pol...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/11/02/90-of-americans-suppo...

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