Green Fact

Each of China’s 1.3 billion people uses one-third the amount of electricity as the average North American today, but that’s changing rapidly. By 2035, the International Energy Agency predicts that Chinese energy demand will rise 75 percent. China doubled its energy use in the last 10 years, surpassing the United States as the world’s largest energy user in 2009.

$735 billion: The amount China plans to invest in nuclear, wind solar and biomass projects in the next 10 years