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Gallup poll shows Americans want solar and wind power

renewable-energy-pictureSurvey Says: Americans Want More Solar And Wind Flag-USAPower, by Energy Matters 3 April 13 As the USA seeks to consolidate its domestic energy industry, a nation-wide poll has revealed two-thirds of Americans support solar and wind power over oil and nuclear energy.

Production of coal proved least popular, with just one in three people surveyed supporting it as the primary solution to future energy independence.

The Gallup poll asked respondents to categorise the emphasis they believe should be placed on a range of domestic energy production sources.

The poll found an overwhelming 76 percent of all Americans wanted more emphasis placed on producing domestic energy using solar power, followed closely by wind energy (71 percent), then natural gas (65 percent), oil (46 percent), nuclear (37 percent), and coal (31 percent)….

April 3, 2013 - Posted by | renewable, USA

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