Swedish giant IKEA will sell home solar panels after signing a partnership with SunPower.
However, this is not new since I Solar Panels It’s already on sale in IKEA stores in 11 countries including Italy. However, the agreement does not pertain to Europe but to the United States and, more precisely, California.
In fact, starting next fall, thanks to a pilot project that will start from this US state, IKEA is preparing to become a competitor to Elon Musk Tesla Energy in terms of renewable sources.
IKEA: Will sell domestic solar panels but not to European customers
Details of this news are not many. SunPower, the leading provider of solar technology and residential energy services, appears to have struck a deal with the Swedish giant. The reason is to ensure exclusive offers on solar panels. Offers that at the moment will only appeal to her US market, Starting with some locations from California. Although there is already confirmation that the initiative will gradually expand to include other US countries as well.
In fact, starting in the fall, customers in California, who have an IKEA FAMILY card, will be able to purchase home solar panels at lower prices. So, to the project from the name “Solar Home with IKEA” Only customers who are part of the loyalty program will be able to participate. The deal, according to IKEA USA CEO Javier Quinones, “It will allow more people to have more control over their energy needs.”
Whatever the case, the project is one of the many ways the IKEA Group is working to improve its renewable energy package. Indeed, in the United States, the Swedish giant has created 2 wind farms, solar parks, 2 geothermal systems and 7 biogas combustion cells. In addition, it has installed solar panels on the rooftops of 90% of the offices.
Finally, the details of the initiative will be available on the website or in stores in California and will be for stakeholders IKEA Family Loyalty Card holders.
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