More than two-thirds of Romanians (69.7%) believe that energy prices have increased as a result of the wrong decisions made by the state authorities, according to the Energy Barometer, launched on Wednesday by INSCOP Research.
At the same time, 28.2% consider that the price increases in energy come as a result of developments on the international markets.
At the same time, 52% of Romanians believe that the bill capping measures are ineffective, and 43.1% say that they are effective.
More than 42% of the interviewees agree that the measure of reducing fuel prices by 0.50 RON per liter was felt in the drivers’ pockets, while 52.8% disagree with this statement.
Green energy enjoys the consistent support of the population: 53% of Romanians believe that renewable energy can be a solution to increase the energy independence of the country.
At the same time, 59.6% of Romanians would agree that our country should help member countries with gas, if needed, while 38.7% disagree. At the same time, 78% agree that we should help the Republic of Moldova with gas.
The survey data was collected between November 13-22, 2022, on a sample of 1,174 people and has an error of 2.8%.