Survey shows widescale public support for bioenergy

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Bioenergy plant. Copyright REA

ETI survey shows support for bioenergy similar to that of solar and offshore wind, but reveals on-going concerns about that biomass production's potential impact on food supplies

There is strong support amongst the British public for using biomass and waste to produce energy, according to a new survey commissioned by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). The survey, conducted...

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