30 Jan '13, 9pm

Way to lead @deaignsbyIKEA - IKEA Plugs-in South Florida’s Largest #Solar Energy System via @Seia

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its South Florida store in the City of Sunrise – which will be the largest solar installation in South Florida and, when combined with IKEA projects already completed atop stores in Orlando and Tampa, will make IKEA the state’s largest non-utility solar owner. The 101,774-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,057-kW system, built with 4,368 panels. IKEA Sunrise’s program will produce approximately 1,554,600 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing 1,181 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), eliminating the emissions of 210 cars or powering 134 homes yearly (calculating clean energy equivalents, according to EPA calculations. This installation represents the 35th completed solar project for IKEA in the U.S., with four more locations underway, mak...

Full article: http://www.seia.org/news/ikea-plugs-south-florida%E2%80%9...

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