Poll: Maine Voters Support Solar Energy, But Deeply Concerned About Affordable Energy and See Lowering Costs as Top Priority
- Jun 15, 2017 12:11 am GMT
Findings Highlight that Residents of Maine Support Pro-Solar, Pro-Grid and Pro-Consumer Policies
- Overwhelming majorities of voters in
Mainehave a favorable view of solar energy, but are deeply concerned about affordable energy. Mainevoters see lowering costs of energy as a top priority for the state.
- More than 59 percent of
Maineresidents think that large-scale solar facilities are the best way to decrease total energy costs and expand the use of solar energy to families and small businesses.
"CEA is glad to see that
Voyles added, "Results from this poll are encouraging. They demonstrate Mainers’ dedication to clean energy through solar power and the shared benefits this energy type can bring to communities across the state without asking their neighbors to foot the bill for someone else’s panels. The findings are also consistent with CEA’s solar incentives report, proving that a majority of
CEA’s recent solar incentives report, titled "Incentivizing Solar Energy: An In-Depth Analysis of
Polling documents available upon request.
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