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Listening to Customers: How Deliberative Polling Helped Build 1,000 MW of New Renewable Energy Projects in Texas

Listening to Customers: How Deliberative Polling Helped Build 1,000 MW of New Renewable Energy Projects in Texas

File: Listening to Customers: How Deliberative Polling Helped Build 1,000 MW of New Renewable Energy Projects in Texas

Date: 6/1/2003

Location: TX

This report examines Texans' opinions, collected in a survey regarding environmental values, renewable energy, and energy efficiency. It then shows how the group responded to the initial survey again - after deliberating - this time on the basis of their informed opinions. Utilities and regulators changed their level of interest in and commitment to renewables and efficiency as a result of what they heard from customers.