Global investment in renewable energy climbed to a record $260 billion last year, and the race for clean power is just getting started.
The interactive graphic below illustrates the historical growth and future projections of world renewable energy capacity, according to analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The size of the circles represents the new energy capacity installed each year. Costs decline over time as technology improves and competition increases. The bubble’s color changes from red (expensive) to green (inexpensive), showing the declining cost of each new gigawatt of capacity.close