78% of French people consider that the solar heating is the way forward, according to a MV2 survey for the Via SEVA Association and for the Environment and Energy Management Agency on Tuesday 29 November. The geothermal energy is the second to promote in the future (54%) compared to the recovery of waste (49%).
The environment respect is one of the first concerns of 39% French. As for the green heating, (78%) preferred going with solar energy, followed by geothermal (54%) and recovery of waste (49%).
Another proposed solution was district heating which is a boiler plant comprising providing heat to multiple clients through pipes, in which 55% of consumers have an interest. For now, only 6% of French people benefit from this heating technique. In any case, there is a green energy future for at least 31% of respondents.
Note that electricity is in fourth position in the charts, ranking the heating of the future, with 41% of the plebiscite.
This study was conducted among a sample of 1,000 people in urban areas of over 30,000 inhabitants, interviewed in October 2011.
Basma – Green Energy International Correspondent – 30/11/11