Alok Jha, green technology correspondent guardian.co.uk,
Lighting the way ... a solar panel in China's Olympic village. Photograph: Dan Chung
China is the world's leading producer of energy from renewable sources and is on the way to overtaking developed countries in creating clean technologies, according to a report by the Climate Group.
Published today, the group's report, China's Clean Revolution, shows that supportive government policies investing billions of dollars in energy efficiency and renewables are driving huge levels of innovation in China.