Retaking the top spot in clean energy investments

Congratulations to the United States for retaking the top spot in clean energy investment from China in 2011. Below is a chart showing the top 10 countries in terms of clean energy investments in 2011.

Top 10 nations in clean energy investment

(SOURCE: BLOOMBERG NEW ENERGY FINANCE; FEBRUARY 2012)
Rank Nation Investment in 2011 ($bn) Investment in 2010 ($bn)
1 United States 48.1 33.7
2 China 45.5 45.0
3 Germany 30.6 32.1
4 Italy 28.0 20.2
5 Rest of EU-27 11.1 15.2
6 India 10.2 6.6
7 UK 9.4 7.0
8 Japan 8.6 7.0
9 Spain 8.6 6.9
10 Brazil 8.0 6.9
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