Clean Power Institute releases first national survey showing bipartisan support for clean energy

Press Release

Oct 25 2021

A new national survey commissioned by the Clean Power Institute, conducted by a bipartisan polling team, finds strong support for clean energy and recognition of its benefits.


Washington, D.C. – A new national survey commissioned by the Clean Power Institute, conducted by the bipartisan polling team of Public Opinion Strategies and Hart Research finds strong support for clean energy and recognition of its benefits. Among the key findings:

  • Ninety-three percent of American voters say clean energy is important to the country’s energy future.
  • 80 percent of Americans believe that clean energy is as reliable or more reliable than traditional generation sources.
  • Four in five voters, and a majority across party lines, support providing tax incentives for the expansion of the clean energy industry.
  • 86 percent of voters believe it is important that, “The clean energy industry plays a major role in growing our economy by creating good-paying jobs in a fast-growing industry.”
  • 83 percent of voters believe it is important that, “Transitioning to majority carbon free energy sources like land-based wind, offshore wind, and solar will help drive the clean energy economy forward while also benefiting our environment.”
  • In addition, 89 percent of Americans favor upgrading the transmission and power grid to enable the expansion of clean energy to more communities.

Additional results and methodology from the survey commissioned by the Clean Power Institute can be viewed here.