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Investing in Green

INVESTING IN GREEN THE CHARTS BELOW TRACK GLOBAL NEW FINANCIAL INVESTMENT IN RENEWABLE ENERGY COMPANIES AND UTILITY-SCALE GENERATION AND BIOFUEL PROJECTS BETWEEN 2004 AND 2010. WHERE IS THE GREEN MONEY GOING? SOME GREEN TECHNOLOGIES ARE MORE POPULAR THAN OTHERS BIO BIOFUELS BIOMASS & WASTE-TO- ENERGY SMALL GEOTHERMAL MARINE HYDRO WIND SOLAR $344 $120.6 billion $79.1 billion $9.6 billion $1.3 $27.8 billion billion billion $64.4 billion WHO IS INVESTING IN GREEN ENERGY? EUROPE REMAINS THE GREENEST REGION BUT ASIA IS QUICKLY CATCHING UP EUROPE NORTH AMERICA $150.2 $229.1 billion ASIA & OCEANIA billion $200.5 billion SOUTH AMERICA $53.9 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA $13.2 billion billion * New investment total values are adjusted for re-invested equity and include estimates for undisclosed deals. Government and corporate R&D spending, and investment in small distributed capacity projects are not included in totals. SOURCE: UNEP Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2011 report CIC CANADIAN INTEANATIONAL COUNCIL Design by Cameron Tulk CONSEIL INTERNATIONAL DU CANADA

Investing in Green

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An infographic tracking what green technologies are being invested in and who's doing the investing.

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