Poll: Nearly 80% Of New Yorkers Want Ability To Choose Retail Electric Supplier
November 8, 2017 Email This Story Copyright 2010-17 EnergyChoiceMatters.com
Reporting by Paul Ring • firstname.lastname@example.org
A new poll commissioned by retail supplier CleanChoice Energy showed that 79% of New Yorkers want to be able to choose who provides their electricity.
Specifically, 79% of respondents said "Yes" in answer to the question, "Would you like to be able to choose who provides the electricity for your home?"
The poll was conducted by SurveyUSA, which interviewed 600 New York State adults who rent or own their home, pay their utility bills, and have at least some input on the household choice of utility companies.
Highlights from the new survey were:
79% of New Yorkers want to be able choose who provides their electricity.
81% of New Yorkers want to be able to choose clean, renewable energy as a source for their home.
77% of New Yorkers would be interested in 100% renewable energy if provided the option
The survey also gauged customer interest in various value-added services as part of a home energy supply plan, including high-efficiency appliances, rooftop solar, LEDs and automated products, efficiency products such as smart thermostats, low-carbon gas, and home energy storage/batteries. See the results of the survey for details