China global leader in green energy investment

The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2011 report showed that China has become the largest investor in renewable energy projects. While the country still faces grave cases of pollution, there is a clear trend in Asia that people are becoming more interested in clean energy. To satisfy its enormous demand, China needs energy security that sole reliance on coal won’t be able to provide - and in times of economic uncertainty, clean investment is ‘the latest fad where investors want to put their money’.