5. Brazil, 5 percent of world total
Renowned for its biofuel production, Brazil is also involved with developing technologies such as solar water heating, and for relationships with countries outside its region, such as China. Brazil boosted large investments into the wind sector through government auctions for contracts since introducing them in 2009. Brazil seeks to further renewable development and burnish its green credentials through supporting and attracting foreign investment into solar energy - as well as a pledge to have solar power in all twelve venues for the 2014 World Cup.
4. China, 7.6 percent of world total
3. Spain, 7.8 percent of world total