in News Departments > New & Noteworthy
print the content item

The results of a new bipartisan poll show that public support for renewable energy continues to be strong in the Rocky Mountain region.

For the second year in a row, registered voters in the Western U.S. states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and Montana prefer that renewable energy projects - rather than nuclear or fossil-fuel plants - be developed in their states, the poll found. In addition, 56% of those surveyed said that environmentally sensitive public lands should be permanently protected from oil and gas drilling.

The poll was conducted by Republican pollster Lori Weigel of Public Opinion Strategies and Democratic pollster Dave Metz of Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz and Associates of 2,400 registered voters in Western U.S. states (400 registered voters each in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and Montana).

The full survey results can be viewed here.




Hse SandyHook
Latest Top Stories

NERC CIP Version 5: Security In The Age Of Cyber Warfare

An expert from Waterfall Security Solutions finds that the latest standards are a leap forward for cybersecurity.


Does Income Determine Who Benefits The Most From Smart Grids?

According to the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative, low-income consumers may be at a disadvantage.


Accenture And Siemens Form Smart Grid Joint Venture

OMNETRIC Group will help utilities improve energy efficiency, grid operations and reliability.


Maine Public Utilities Commission: Smart Meters Are Safe

According to a report by the commission, there is no direct link between smart meters and health issues.


Report: Global Solar Deployment Topped Wind In 2013

Research firm Clean Edge finds that solar surpassed wind for the first time since it began tracking international markets in 2000.

S&C Electric_id176
edf_id