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Energy Issues in Delaware
   
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1. Energy Efficiency: Energy efficiency includes using energy efficient appliances, lighting, heating and cooling systems, and building design in homes, commercial and public buildings

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)11102959
Energy Efficiency
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1098

2. Land Use Issues - Sprawl: The impacts of sprawl on energy use through increased driving/commuting and on the energy infrastructure; i.e. the ability to get the electricity and heating fuels out to the homes

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)86172941
Land Use Issues - Sprawl
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1096

3. Residential Energy Costs: Impact on residents of the cost of electricity, heating fuels, and means to mitigate cost increases

  
LEast Important
Most Important
(%)25162353
Residential Energy Costs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1100

4. Climate Change: Evaluating and preparing for impacts on Delaware and Delawareans of changing temperatures, weather and sea level rise

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)1310202631
Climate Change
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1094

5. Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Reducing releases of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide and methane, from people, transportation, and businesses

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)97162345
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1094

6. Industrial and Commercial Energy Use and Costs: Impacts of energy costs on costs of goods produced, industrial energy efficiency, prices relative to neighboring states, etc.

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)310223332
Industrial and Commercial Energy Use and Costs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1087

7. Transportation Energy Costs: Impact on residents and businesses of the cost of transportation fuels

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)26143146
Transportation Energy Costs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1084

8. Transportation-Related Energy Use: Mass transit (buses, light rail), vehicle fuel efficiency, alternatives for reducing overall energy consumption in the transportation sector, and transportation-related pollution in urban areas

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)35132951
Transportation-Related Energy Use
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1085

9. Transportation Fuels: Availability of fuels, cost of alternative fuels v. gasoline and diesel, production of bio-diesel, ethanol or other bio-based fuels, alternative fuel vehicles

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)79212637
Transportation Fuels
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1089

10. Agricultural Energy Use: Impact of cost of fuel and energy on food prices, crops for food or fuel, impact of corn being grown for fuel on Delaware’s poultry industry

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)26233435
Agricultural Energy Use
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1087

11. Electricity Generation: Developing and maintaining capacity to meet future electricity needs in Delaware

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)65102752
Electricity Generation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1087

12. Environmental Impact of Electricity Generation: Types of fuels used to generate electricity (coal, natural gas, oil, wind, biomass, solar)

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)6992155
Environmental Impact of Electricity Generation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1091

13. Localized Heating and Electricity Generation (i.e. Distributed Generation): Increasing the use of solar electricity generation, solar hot water, fuel cells, geothermal, small wind, etc

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)4472164
Localized Heating and Electricity Generation (i.e. Distributed Generation)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1094

14. Electricity Transmission and Distribution: New/expanded transmission through Delaware, right of way issues, and developing system capacity infrastructure to serve all areas of the State

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)810282925
Electricity Transmission and Distribution
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1092

15. Natural Gas Availability: Increasing areas of the state where natural gas is available for residential, commercial and industrial use

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)1014332617
Natural Gas Availability
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1090

16. Energy Technology-Based Economic Development: Encouraging the location and growth of businesses researching, developing, and producing advanced and alternative energy technologies

  
Least Imortant
Most Important
(%)86142745
Energy Technology-Based Economic Development
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1090

17. Energy Education: Educating students, residents and businesses about energy issues and response options...

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)45173044
Energy Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1092

18. Recycling: Developing feasible alternatives for residents and providing convenient recycling infrastructure

  
Least Important
Most Important
(%)45132850
Recycling
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 1094

19. For demographic purposes, please give us your 5 digit zip code.

 19,901
 39 (4%) 
 
 19,956
 (1%) 
 
 19,808
 61 (6%) 
 
 19,709
 43 (4%) 
 
 19,977
 17 (2%) 
 
 19,702
 60 (5%) 
 
 19,711
 131 (12%) 
 
 19,963
 26 (2%) 
 
 19,707
 31 (3%) 
 
 19,734
 11 (1%) 
 
 19,966
 21 (2%) 
 
 19,973
 22 (2%) 
 
 19,806
 (1%) 
 
 19,930
 (0%) 
 
 19,904
 33 (3%) 
 
 19,713
 35 (3%) 
 
 19,950
 (1%) 
 
 19,703
 13 (1%) 
 
 19,902
 (0%)  
 19,960
 (1%) 
 
 19,945
 (1%) 
 
 19,953
 10 (1%) 
 
 19,946
 (0%) 
 
 19,934
 15 (1%) 
 
 19,962
 12 (1%) 
 
 19,736
 (0%)  
 19,958
 41 (4%) 
 
 19,807
 13 (1%) 
 
 19,701
 45 (4%) 
 
 19,803
 58 (5%) 
 
 19,952
 (1%) 
 
 19,706
 (0%) 
 
 19,810
 61 (6%) 
 
 14,042
 (0%)  
 19,943
 (1%) 
 
 19,971
 31 (3%) 
 
 19,720
 28 (3%) 
 
 19,940
 (0%)  
 19,716
 (0%)  
 19,936
 (0%)  
 19,809
 21 (2%) 
 
 19,939
 (0%) 
 
 19,947
 17 (2%) 
 
 19,801
 15 (1%) 
 
 19,933
 (1%) 
 
 19,802
 14 (1%) 
 
 10,711
 (0%)  
 19,710
 (0%)  
 19,941
 (0%)  
 19,970
 (0%) 
 
 19,805
 19 (2%) 
 
 19,975
 (0%) 
 
 19,804
 10 (1%) 
 
 19,968
 16 (1%) 
 
 19,938
 (1%) 
 
 19,730
 (0%)  
 10,803
 (0%)  
 19,944
 (0%)  
 19,899
 (0%)  
 19,955
 (0%)  
 19,969
 (0%)  
 19,931
 (0%)  
 19,717
 (0%)  
 20,878
 (0%)  
 19,317
 (0%)  
 19,964
 (0%)  
 18,703
 (0%)  
 10,031
 (0%)  
 19,903
 (0%)  
 17,368
 (0%)  
 33,169
 (0%)  

Total: 1105

20. and select your age group

 0-17
 (0%) 
 
 18-25
 66 (6%) 
 
 26-35
 130 (12%) 
 
 36-45
 183 (17%) 
 
 46-55
 271 (25%) 
 
 56-65
 246 (22%) 
 
 64 and older
 205 (19%) 
 

Total: 1105

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