09 Jul '12, 10am

Gov survey shows 8/10 people want electricity from renewable energy & two thirds back onshore wind #getCBE

There are high levels of public support for the continued expansion of renewable energy capacity in the UK, according to the results of one of the largest surveys ever undertaken into attitudes towards energy policy and climate change. The results of the poll, which was commissioned by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and released today, reveals 82 per cent of people support plans to pursue a "mix of energy sources to ensure a reliable supply of electricity" in the UK. FURTHER READING MPs: UK needs trusted body to outline true nuclear risks British Gas debuts text message enabled thermostat Moreover, the survey echoes the results of a series of recent polls that have shown that renewables represent the most popular energy source among the public. Nearly eight out of 10 respondents to the DECC survey said they supported using renewable energy to provide el...

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