04 Apr '12, 11am

Accenture: Half of consumers mulling green energy products: By Jessica Shankleman Nearly half of UK consumers wo...

Nearly half of UK consumers would consider installing renewable energy technologies such as solar panels and heat pumps on their properties if offered by their electricity provider, but far fewer would be prepared to pay a premium for the service. That is the headline conclusion from a major new global report launched today by consultancy giant Accenture, which sought to address what services consumers want from energy suppliers and how they want to interact with them. FURTHER READING ReEnergise pledges to find hard-to-reach finance for green firms Greece touts green energy 2050 roadmap as key to economic recovery The survey of more than 600 people in England, Wales and Scotland revealed just two per cent of consumers currently receive home energy generation products from their suppliers. However, 47 per cent said they were somewhat or very interested in signing up for pro...

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