Majority of Brits back green energy, DECC reveals


Source: Energy Live News

Public support for renewable energy in the UK remains strong, according to government figures.

DECC’s latest tracking survey reveals 75% of people back the use of green power.

Although those expressing strong support is lower than previous surveys at 24% – down from 33% – opposition for renewables is very low at 4%, with only 1% strongly opposed to it.

The news follows the government’s announcement to scrap subsidies for onshore wind and reduce support for solar and biomass projects.

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