We've been saying this for a while -- the US is not "leading the world" in renewables. We may have invented much of the technology, but we are dropping the ball. From the article: "Looking at the entire economy, not just foreign investment, China regularly outspends the U.S. on renewable energy. It invested more than $100 billion in clean energy in 2015, more than double U.S. investment, which spurred robust job growth."
Find it here: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2017/01/china-is-leaving-the-us-behind-on-clean-energy-investment.html?cmpid=enl_REW_RENEWABLEENERGYNEWS_2017email@example.com&eid=291090846&bid=1631592