The Great Renewable Energy Race

Global investment in renewable energy climbed to a record $260 billion last year, and the race for clean power is just getting started. Graphic by David Yanofsky. Data compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. All data in 2011 dollars and 2011 euros. Close

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Global investment in renewable energy climbed to a record $260 billion last year, and the race for clean power is just getting started. Graphic by David Yanofsky. Data compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. All data in 2011 dollars and 2011 euros.

Global investment in renewable energy climbed to a record $260 billion last year, and the race for clean power is just getting started.

We reported last week how new solar and wind technologies are approaching price parity with traditionally cheaper coal- and gas-burning power plants. Today, the world’s regions go head-to-head. Click here to see how they stack up. For more on this week's Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit, visit the 2012 homepage.

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