Energy mix: Favored energy sources in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018

This statistic shows which energy source residents in the United Kingdom (UK) would prefer the government to favor in its energy mix in 2018. The most favored energy source is solar energy, closely followed by offshore wind. Fossil fuels are the least favorable energy sources, with nuclear energy also being unfavorable.

In 2017, the energy mix in the UK showed an increase in renewables. However, gas was still the largest source of energy.

What energy sources should the UK government be favoring in its energy mix?*

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Source

Release date

August 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

July 20 to 24, 2018

Number of respondents

2,005 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

*Question originally phrased as "What energy sources should the UK government be favoring in its energy mix? Please place them in rank order from 1 being most favorable to 9 least favorable (Mean rank scores shown – higher scores denote less favor)"

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