Greece is hoping that solar energy can help the country out of its debt crisis.

Germany's economy minister, Philipp Rösler, arrived in Athens on Thursday with businessmen, entrepreneurs, financiers and green energy experts in what was billed as a potentially groundbreaking visit to draw badly needed investment into the debt-stricken country.

The prospect of German business reviving Greece‘s economy might have seemed far-fetched not long ago: at 109 in the World Bank's “ease of doing business” index, the nation ranks below Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Yemen. Foreign direct investment in the country was on a par with that of Libya before the outbreak of war. Guardian

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