According to a summary of Japan’s Agency of Science and Technology (JST) of the “Renewables 2019 – Global Status Report”

investments over the past 10 years in renewables were as follows 

China  758 billion USD

USA   356

Japan   202

Germany 179

UK      122

(Europe as a whole: 698 billion USD)

The world’s renewable energy production capacity (excluding large hydropower plants) in the past 10 years increased from 414GW to 1650GW.

Solar energy investment amounted to 1.3 trillion dollars, accounting for half of the world’s total renewable energy investment of 2.6 trillion dollars.

In 2018, the world’s renewable energy generation accounted for 12.9% of the world’s total electricity generation.

Japan JST China news, Sept. 6, 2019

©REN2019 report