Nearly 80% of UK citizens support using renewable energy: Almost 80% of UK citizens support the use of renewable energy.

This is according to the recent BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker, which says only 3% of people are against the deployment of renewable energy.

The report additionally shows 85% of the respondents support solar energy, whereas 79% back wave & tidal power.

According to the survey of over 4,000 adults, offshore and onshore wind energy have the support of 77% & 73% of the public.

The research also reveals eight-out-of-ten people in September 2020 were either fairly concerned or very concerned relating to climate change.

RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Melanie Onn stated: “The sky-high level of public support in this latest poll chimes with the Prime Minister’s announcement that he wants every UK home to be powered by offshore wind by 2030.

“The industry is on course to achieve that with the mega-projects we’re installing in UK waters during this decade.

“We can build back better after Covid by putting onshore and offshore wind at the heart of our modern energy system, alongside innovative technologies like renewable hydrogen, floating wind and marine power.”

Nearly 80% of UK citizens support using renewable energy

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