ABOUT THE UT ENERGY POLL

This groundbreaking public opinion poll measures and reports biannually (October and April) on consumer opinions and attitudes toward energy consumption, pricing, development and regulation. The Energy Poll results provide an impartial and authoritative source of public perspectives on energy to inform and guide discussion, business planning and policy development.

The University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Management and Innovation Center, a research center within the McCombs School of Business, developed the Energy Poll to provide objective, scientifically valid and practical data on consumer attitudes and perspectives on energy issues, tracked over time.

The survey was rigorously developed and tested by academic and research experts. To ensure its usefulness and impartiality, the university also solicited input from parties across the energy spectrum, including non-governmental agencies, consultants, a large energy user, energy producers, and an academic advisory panel.