24 Dec '12, 4pm

What Do Americans Really Think About Wind Energy? - North American Windpower

The clean energy industry faced several challenges this year, including the uncertainty surrounding the fate of the production tax credit for wind power and the demise of some high-profile solar energy firms. Public sentiment about issues related clean energy and the environment, however, has not always reflected developments in the market and in the political sphere. Despite efforts to educate consumers about the benefits of clean energy technologies, attitudes around these topics - which will be key to the proliferation of these technologies into the mass market - are slow or difficult to change. To gain a better understanding of consumer awareness and attitudes about a variety of key issues, Pike Research conducted a survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults, asking respondents to provide their level of awareness and favorability of key concepts. Consumer opinions of the cl...

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