“Key emerging markets attract record $126 billion in clean energy investment” – InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB) – November 23, 2015

A news release published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IBD) on November 23, 2015 presents findings from the latest Climatescope study from the Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund and Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

 “Developing nations attracted more clean energy power generation investment in 2014 than ever, according to Climatescope 2015, a country-by-country assessment, interactive report, and index of clean energy activity in 55 emerging markets in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia.

Climatescope, released today, finds that new investment in clean energy capacity in the surveyed countries soared in 2014, hitting a record annual high of $126 billion—up 39 percent from 2013 levels. For the first time ever, over half of the world’s new annual investment into clean energy power generation went toward projects in emerging markets.”

The top ten countries are China, Brazil, Chile, South Africa, India, Kenya, Mexico, Uruguay, Uganda, and Nepal.

You can read the news release on the IDB internet site.