Level of support for renewable energy sources in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2018

Do you support or oppose the use of renewable energy for providing our electricity, fuel and heat?

Level of support for renewable energy sources in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2018 This statistic shows how supportive respondents to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Energy and Climate Change Public Attitude Tracking Survey were of renewable energy in the United Kingdom (UK) between 2012 and 2018. Levels of support for renewable energy for electricity, heat and fuel have remained relatively unchanged since 2012. In 2012 79 percent of respondents reported being supportive of the use of renewable energy, while five percent were opposed. In 2018, 85 percent of respondents reported being supportive, and three percent reported being opposed.
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Do you support or oppose the use of renewable energy for providing our electricity, fuel and heat?

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March 2012March 2013March 2014March 2015March 2016March 2017March 2018
Strongly support32%32%29%33%35%32%37%
Support47%50%51%45%46%47%48%
Neither support nor oppose15%13%14%16%14%15%12%
Oppose4%3%3%3%3%3%2%
Strongly oppose1%2%1%2%2%1%1%
Don't know1%1%1%2%1%1%1%
March 2012March 2013March 2014March 2015March 2016March 2017March 2018
Strongly support32%32%29%33%35%32%37%
Support47%50%51%45%46%47%48%
Neither support nor oppose15%13%14%16%14%15%12%
Oppose4%3%3%3%3%3%2%
Strongly oppose1%2%1%2%2%1%1%
Don't know1%1%1%2%1%1%1%
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This statistic shows how supportive respondents to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Energy and Climate Change Public Attitude Tracking Survey were of renewable energy in the United Kingdom (UK) between 2012 and 2018. Levels of support for renewable energy for electricity, heat and fuel have remained relatively unchanged since 2012. In 2012 79 percent of respondents reported being supportive of the use of renewable energy, while five percent were opposed. In 2018, 85 percent of respondents reported being supportive, and three percent reported being opposed.
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