China is the best country for renewable energy; Brazil is 9º

Looking ahead

São Paulo - China continues unbeaten at the top of the ranking of most attractive countries for renewable energy in the world. Last year alone, no less than 90 billion dollars were invested in diversifying the energy matrix of the country from cleaner sources. This volume represents almost one third of the total invested in renewable worldwide in the period, which reached bulky 300 billion. The data is the latest edition of Renewable Energy Country Atractiveness Index (RESTS). Updated quarterly by Ernst & Young (EY), the ranking assesses the barriers and opportunities for foreign investors to access the market of renewable sources in 40 countries. In the world rankings, Brazil remains in 9th place, consolidating its position as one of the top destinations in the world and the most attractive investments in Latin America.The methodology used to calculate the score considers the degree of macroeconomic stability, business environment, prioritizing for renewable sources, financing conditions for enterprises and attractiveness of projects. According to the consultancy, the current volatility of oil prices and geopolitical challenges reinforce the importance of energy diversification as a means of countries to achieve greater energy security. Click on the photos and see the performance of nations occupying the top 10 and the position in the rankings for Energy.