Global leaders have long warned India to cut it out. Cut out the pollution, that is.
It's a big move for the country that is considered the third-largest producer of carbon emissions in the world. (Video via Press TV)
Cochin International Airport now boasts more than 46,000 solar panels. They're spread out over 45 acres and will provide enough power to fulfill all of the airport's electricity needs. (Video via Al Jazeera)
"We consume about 48,000 units of power a day, so why not produce almost equal to that?" Airport Managing Director VJ Kurian told Al Jazeera.
So what's next? Will all of India's airports become solar-powered?
The government does want $100 billion to be invested in the solar sector over the next decade.