Almost 90% of Ukrainians support renewable energy - survey

Almost 90% of Ukrainians support renewable energy - survey

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Almost 90% of Ukrainians say they have a positive attitude towards renewable energy, and another 75% support the introduction of a green tariff for green energy producers.

These are the results of a survey, titled “Assessment of certain aspects of the energy sphere in Ukraine. July 2018,” conducted by the Rating Sociological Group, which is available to Ukrinform.

According to the survey, almost 90% of the polled Ukrainians said they are more likely to have a positive attitude towards renewable (green) energy, 8% said they have a neutral attitude, 2% - negative, 3% failed to answer.

Some 75% of those polled said they support the introduction of a "green tariff" for electricity producers from renewable sources, which will facilitate Ukraine’s gradual transition to renewable energy sources, 15% of the respondents said they do not support the initiative, and 10% were undecided.

According to the survey, the younger respondents are and the higher income they have, the better attitude they have towards renewable energy and the "green tariff" introduction.

The survey was conducted among 1,200 Ukrainian citizens aged 18 and older through a formalized interview (face-to-face) comprising a representative sample by age, sex, region, and type of settlement. The margin of error of the survey does not exceed 2.8%.

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