05 Oct '13, 5am

Power Up Solar Style at IKEA, No Assembly Necessary!

Power Up Solar Style at IKEA, No Assembly Necessary!

IKEA has long been known for two things: affordable furniture that can be surprisingly fun, and assembly instructions that could baffle a member of MENSA. Now, it’s branching out into something else at its UK stores; IKEA will start selling solar panels , and much to the relief of everyone who’s ever put together a piece of furniture from the Swedish giant, the company is also providing installation. No muss, no fuss and hey presto, renewable energy! The company has already gone solar itself with panels on its stores across the world to meet the substantial daily energy needs of a facility with a giant footprint, lots of lighting and long operating hours. It hopes to have 100% of its energy needs independently met by 2020. That was a great first step for the company, which has also worked in the past on initiatives like securing environmentally-friendly supply chains for i...

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