Two brothers from India are building small windmill energy generators for home use. But they're meeting with resistence from environmentalists and neighbors.
The meeting between Modi and Merkel is expected to focus on ways to boost economic cooperation between the two countries. Post Brexit, India's reliance on Germany and France has been increasing, say experts.
Scenarios from the International Energy Agency (IEA) have failed to predict the growth of renewables and overestimated the role of nuclear. Critics say that's a political choice.
Investment in renewable energy continues to grow at a record pace as countries look to move away from fossil fuel-based power production to eco-friendly generation. Over half of world's new solar capacity is in China.
German solar panel maker Solarworld has filed for bankruptcy as the company found it increasingly difficult to sustain the uphill battle it was waging against rapidly sinking prices for solar panels worldwide.
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