Women from all over the world come to Barefoot College in the Indian state of Rajasthan to learn how to harness solar power. They then bring this knowledge back home, and use it to light up their villages.
The German-Indian environment forum opens in New Delhi on Wednesday to tackle environmental issues together. DW looks at several areas where the two countries have already begun working together.
China's mass-deployment of solar power has helped capacity of the renewable energy grow by 50 percent in 2016. Analysts have praised a sharp drop in the price of panels and more government support.
The French president has pledged hundreds of millions for solar projects in developing countries at the International Solar Alliance summit in New Delhi. He also took a jibe at Trump for leaving the Paris Agreement.
With polluted air and a coal-hungry economy, India is using the UN climate conference to show the world it can continue rapid development without fossil fuels. But the South Asian country still runs on dirty energy.
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