The University of Michigan Energy Survey ran quarterly from Fall 2013 through Winter 2019. It generated a unique, 5½-year time series of data on U.S. consumer attitudes about energy, addressing topics of energy cost, reliability and environmental impact.

Developed as a collaboration between the University of Michigan Energy Institute (UMEI) and U-M’s Institute for Social Research (ISR), the survey instrument was an 18-question rider appended in January, April, July and October (for Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall samples, respectively) on ISR’s monthly Surveys of Consumers (also known as the Survey of Consumer Attitudes, “SCA”).

Publications based on the survey include:

Will consumers really pay for green electricity? Comparing stated and revealed preferences for residential programs in the United States.
Energy Research & Social Science (2020).

U.S. consumer attitudes and expectations about energy. Energy Policy (2015)

Final topline results [PDF].