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Q: Past Surveys ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Past Surveys
Category: Reference, Education and News > Teaching and Research
Asked by: strongdave-ga
List Price: $50.00
Posted: 26 Nov 2006 13:33 PST
Expires: 26 Dec 2006 13:33 PST
Question ID: 785736
I am looking for past questionnaires/surveys that addressed the
following two subjects:

- The likelihood of accepting Renewable Energy Sources
- The subject of 'international technology transfer' in the field of
renewable energy

Your answer must include the questions used as well as the results of
the found surveys

A good starting point may be locating Question Banks (Like this one ) that contain questions relating to the
above two subjects

Request for Question Clarification by easterangel-ga on 26 Nov 2006 17:38 PST

Should the surveys be only based in a UK setting?


Clarification of Question by strongdave-ga on 27 Nov 2006 02:01 PST
No it doesn't have to be in a UK setting. In fact, I would prefer
surveys that were carried out in developing countries; although any
would suffice

Request for Question Clarification by easterangel-ga on 27 Nov 2006 02:17 PST
Is this a good sample of what you're looking for?

"Consultation on Green Light to Clean Power, the draft Energy Strategy"

Request for Question Clarification by easterangel-ga on 27 Nov 2006 02:26 PST
Plus how many papers do you need for each? It seems that number two will be tougher.

Clarification of Question by strongdave-ga on 27 Nov 2006 13:37 PST
Thanks for your response,

Yes, it seems OK but I was hoping to find longer questionnaires. 

5 papers in total (say 3 for the first and 2 for the second subject).
Please feel free to post ADDITIONAL ones even if they don't seem
directly related.

The ones that contain detailed questions and response analysis are most wanted

Request for Question Clarification by bobbie7-ga on 27 Nov 2006 14:03 PST
Hello Strongdave,

I located four surveys for the first part of your question.
Unfortunately I did not find any surveys for the second part.

Would you be interested in my findings?

Thanks, Bobbie7

Clarification of Question by strongdave-ga on 28 Nov 2006 10:22 PST
Sure post them please Bobbie. I will just change the question rating from $60 to $50
Subject: Re: Past Surveys
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 28 Nov 2006 11:26 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello Strongdave,

Thank you for the positive response to my clarification question. 

Below you will find the surveys I mentioned previously. I am including
a few additional surveys that might be of your interest.

A recent survey (May 2006) of awareness and attitudes towards
renewable energy has discovered that public support for renewables
remains high.

?The DTI commissioned GfK NOP Social Research to conduct a
quantitative research project to explore awareness and attitudes to
renewable energy amongst the general public in Great Britain, and
determine influences on their opinions of this subject.?

?The survey revealed that 85% of the general public support the use of
renewable energy, 81% are in favour of wind power and 62% would be
happy to live within 5km (3 miles) of a wind power development. 
Solar, Wind and Hydro-electric were the most recognised sources of
renewable energy (90%, 82% and 82% respectively).

More details on the survey results can be found in the report below. 

Download here (28 pages)


Attitudes and Knowledge of Renewable Energy amongst the General Public
? Report of Findings
August 2003
Prepared for Central Office of Information on behalf of:
Department of Trade and Industry Scottish Executive National Assembly for Wales
Department of Enterprise, Trade and

Download here: (97 pages)


Latest poll finds strong support for renewables over nuclear
The majority of the public support renewables such as wind energy over
building new nuclear power stations, a new survey by Populus has
09 August 2005

Download here:


A just-completed national survey of corn producers, conducted by RMA
Research, Inc. of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for the American Corn
Growers Foundation (ACGF) found a strong, majority level of support
among farmers on a range of critical issues related to the future
growth of the U.S. wind industry.
June 14, 2004

National survey for the American Corn Growers Foundation on Wind Energy.


An opinion poll of public attitudes to renewable energy in early 2003
confirmed that public attitudes in the South West were favourable, in
line with national trends.

The poll, conducted by MORI on behalf of Regen SW, found that 89%
supported the use of renewable energy in the South West of England,
and 2% were opposed. It also found that 84% supported the use of wind
power in the region and 4% were opposed.

Download here: (44 pages)


?An independent survey by MORI into public attitudes to renewable
energy in Devon during October 2004 found that 71% of rural residents
questioned, support the use of wind power in Devon. The survey also
found that 71% of rural residents supported the use of biomass power
in the county.?

?A survey of tourist attitudes to a proposed wind farm in Somerset by
the Centre for Sustainable Energy suggested that it would not have an
impact on the number of tourists who visited the area. Of the 331
people interviewed 91.5% said it would make no difference to how often
they visited the area, 3.6% said they would visit less often, 3.9%
said they would visit more often and 0.9% had no opinion.?

Download Full Report (MORI Poll - Attitudes to RE in Devon Nov 2004


Boise State Announces Energy Policy Survey Questions

Download the report in PDF format
818 pages)


Renewable Energy Survey 
(43 pages)


Attitudes towards Energy
Fieldwork October - November 2005
Publication January 2006

Download here:(73 pages)


I also found four smaller related surveys that might interest you.

??a 19-nation opinion poll conducted for the BBC World Service shows
that large majorities around the world see grave threats from the way
the world currently produces and uses energy. ?

?There is overwhelming support for alternate energy development as
well as higher fuel efficiency standards in automobiles.
In some countries there is concern that major energy suppliers,
especially Iran and Venezuela, may withhold oil exports.?

Download here:


Wind or nuclear: which do you prefer?
Full report
Download here:


National Survey Shows Corn Producers Overwhelmingly Support Wind
Energy-- Energy Title, State Incentives and Production Tax Credits
Have Strong Backing


University of Colorado
Spring 2003 Student Environmental Survey

I hope the surveys provided are helpful!

Best regards,

Clarification of Answer by bobbie7-ga on 29 Nov 2006 04:57 PST
Hello again Strongdave,

Please post a new question with my name in the subject line and I will
do my best to find surveys for the international technology transfer
in general.

Thank you,
strongdave-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Excellent Job Bobbie.
I just wonder if you have come across studies that investigate
transferring such technologies to oil rich countries?
Regarding the 2nd part of the original question, would you be able to
find surveys for the international technology transfer in general? If
yes, please let me know and I will post it as a separate question

Subject: Re: Past Surveys
From: keystroke-ga on 29 Nov 2006 08:32 PST

Google Answers is ending, unfortunately, and so if you want to post
this as a separate question you will have to do it by tomorrow
(November 30).  It's unfortunate.  Please sign this petition if you
feel that this is unfair.

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