US Biggest Investor in Clean Energy in 2011

Source:  Mark Kinver, BBC, April 12, 2012.

The US was the biggest investor in clean energy in 2011, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts.  The US invested more than $48 billion in the sector, an increase of $14 billion over the prior year.

Total clean energy investment in China increased by $500 million to $45.5 billion.

Globally,  clean energy financing hit a record $263 billion.

The report, “Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race? 2011 Edition,” can be found here.