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DECC UK Poll shows 66% in Favour of Onshore Wind

DECC UK Poll shows 66% in Favour of Onshore Wind
September 24, 2012 Admin

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) released wave 2 outputs of their Public Attitudes Tracking survey last week, following on from Wave 1 results released back in July. The Survey is used to keep track of the public UK standing on the DECC’s main areas of business.

The published figures include the result that 66% of participants support onshore wind development, however 12% said they oppose. This was the highest level of opposition.

Other figures to note were:

  • 77% of those questioned supported renewable sources for providing electricity, heat and fuel;
  • Only 4% opposed renewable energy;
  • With 82%, solar energy was the most supported of all the renewable sources.


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