27 Sep '12, 12pm

9 out of 10 Americans Think Solar Has Increased Role to Play in US Energy Mix: Filed under: Energy News

9 out of 10 Americans Think Solar Has Increased Role to Play in US Energy Mix: Filed under: Energy News

80% of those surveyed want their elected representatives to support solar energy. 81% of respondents said decreasing dependency of fossil fuels (coal, oil, and natural gas) is good for the economy and the environment. 80% of US adults said financial benefits, including decreased electricity costs (60%), are the biggest benefits of solar. Other popular mentions regarding those financial benefits are: relying less on fluttering fossil fuel costs (26%), state & federal tax credits (21%), and higher home values (12%). 72% believe solar industry jobs are better than their fossil fuel counterparts for the economy and the environment. 4 out of 10 Americans in the survey also think solar jobs would boost local economies and reduce energy costs. 70% of Americans want more info about renewable sources, while 48% are bewildered on the types of solar options available for consumers. (...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/09/27/9-out-of-10-americans...

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