See Your Message Here

If you are interested in seeing your organization's message on Solar Wire, please contact us at:

Ontario, Canada

Want More Depth?

If you're looking for more info on this story, we'd be happy to set you up with someone to speak to about why this story is relevant to your audience.

Interview Opportunity

Looking to add more depth? We can schedule an interview for you with the people mentioned here. Call:
Or email: mleung@ecostrategy.ca

For More Information

If you'd like any more details about this news, or would like to get the inside scoop on upcoming, similar news, send us an email: distribution@solarwire.ca


Ontario energy concerns overview: new polling

Wednesday, April 9th 2014 4:26:33pm

Decided vote intent puts Liberals and Conservatives in near deadlock

(April 9, 2014, Toronto, ON)  Oraclepoll Research has released omnibus polling results at the All-Energy Canada Conference & Exhibition today. The survey is about Ontarians’ opinion regarding provincial voter intent, renewable energy and energy costs. Below are the results.

Ontario decided vote intentLiberals Party - 35%
Progressive Conservative Party - 34%
New Democratic Party - 24%
Green Party - 8%
Top of mind energy issueCost / Price - 63%
Political Party most trusted with ensuring a reliable source of energy while reducing costsDon’t know - 39%
Progressive Conservative Party - 22%
New Democratic Party - 15%
Liberal Party - 12%
Green Party - 6%
None - 6%
Concern with rising electricity costsStrongly concerned - 57%
Somewhat concerned - 25%
Not strongly concerned - 10%
Not at all concerned - 7%
Don’t know - 3%
Ranked priority (means score) for new power generation sources (out of 5)Solar - 2.4%
Wind - 2.7%
Natural Gas - 2.8%
Hydro Electric - 3.2%
Nuclear - 3.8%
Favourability ratings for new sources of power generationSolar - 77%
Hydro electric - 71%
Natural gas - 68%
Wind - 59%
Nuclear energy - 36%

The survey was conducted between April 1 and 7, 2014. A total of 1,000 people were surveyed with a margin of error of +/- 3%.


For more information please contact: Maria Leung, Environmental Communication Options at 416-972-7401 or mleung@ecostrategy.ca.

Founded in 1995, Oraclepoll Research Limited provides multilingual and full market public opinion polling, market research, program evaluation and consulting services. www.oraclepoll.com.