Solar again most popular source of energy in official opinion poll


Source: Blue & Green Tomorrow

The Department of Energy and Climate Change has this morning (November 10) released the results of its latest opinion poll on public attitudes to energy.

The regular opinion poll found yet again that solar is the nation’s favourite source of energy at 80%, higher than every other renewable or conventional energy technology.

The specific question about solar and other renewables is now only asked every 6 months as opposed to every 3 months, in a controversial decision taken earlier this year.

This also comes as last week a ComRes survey for the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) showed that the British public backed subsidies for renewable energy sources (66% wind, 73% solar and 75% early stage renewables) and that support for renewables subsidies combined was at 83%.

Read more on this story at Blue & Green tomorrow


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