IKEA is soon selling solar panels in its stores in the United States after it recently forged a partnership with the SunPower Corp., bringing green energy directly to home consumers.
The Swedish home retailer announced that it has partnered with SunPower Corp. to bring solar products to homeowners in the US.
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A picture taken on May 6, 2019 shows a logo at the new city-centre Ikea concept store at Place Madeleine in Paris.
IKEA to Sell Solar Panels
The green energy solution of the Scandinavian firm is going to be released under its Home Solar with IKEA line, as per a news story by Teslarati.
The Chief Executive Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer of IKEA in the US, Javier Quiñone, said that its upcoming solar solution is part of its goal to provide clean energy service.
The IKEA US boss said that “the launch of Home Solar with IKEA will allow more people to take greater control of their energy needs.”
The CEO also said that the giant Swedish retailer plans to release more clean energy products to more IKEA locations looking forward.
On top of that, according to the latest report by Solar Builder Mega, the CEO of SunPower, Peter Faricy, said that they are “thrilled” to deliver its solar solutions partnership with IKEA.
Faricy said that “together with IKEA, we can help introduce the incredible benefits of solar to more people and deliver on our shared value of making a positive impact on the planet.”
IKEA Solar Panels: How to Get One
To be more precise about it, the members of the IKEA Family customers loyalty program in the US could purchase the upcoming solar energy products in its retail stores once it comes out.
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SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – JUNE 01: General view outside of IKEA as it reopens to the public on June 01, 2020 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
IKEA US further revealed that its solar solutions, made possible with SunPower Corp., are coming out sometime in the Fall of 2022. It is initially debuting in the retail stores of the Swedish-founder behemoth in California.
Teslarati said in its report that the latest plan of IKEA to sell solar panels straight from its various retail stores in the US brings clean energy solutions closer to consumers.
It is worth noting that IKEA has been a go-to location for US homeowners to get their house needs in a one-stop shop. This time around, the retailer is introducing new solar solutions to its growing lineup of home products.
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IKEA Solar vs. Tesla Energy
Meanwhile, a recent story from Business Insider, stated that the arrival of Home Solar with IKEA in the US market brings a new direct competitor to Tesla Energy.
Like IKEA’s upcoming clean energy offering, Tesla Energy also brings solar solutions to American consumers.
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