New findings suggest 87% of people in the UK now support renewables
New findings from the BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker suggests up to 87% of the UK public now support an increase in renewable energy generation, and have a greater awareness of the concept of Net Zero.
Support for renewables from the UK public continues to grow according to the latest survey by the UK Government. Some 87% of people in the UK now support renewables, according to the new figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
This compares to the findings of the public attitudes tracker in 2020 when 80% of people supported renewables. The latest poll also shows a leap in the percentage of people aware of the concept of Net Zero, up significantly to 87%.
The UK Government has taken a step towards achieving its goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 by confirming the allocation of almost £2bn of funding to improve the energy efficiency of over 115,000 homes and public sector buildings such as schools and