Essential Report

Renewable Energy

Oct 11, 2016

Q. Do you think renewable energy is the solution to our future energy needs or is renewable energy a threat to our future energy supply?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
The solution to our energy needs 60%   70% 52% 82% 61%
A threat to future energy supply 16%   10% 25% 10% 21%
Don’t know 24%   20% 235 8% 18%

60% agree more that renewable energy is the solution to our future energy needs and 16% think it is a threat to future energy supply.

70% of Labor voters and 82% of Greens voters think it is the solution to future energy needs.

Although a small sample, 59% of South Australians think it is the solution and 20% think it is a threat.

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