19 Feb '15, 10am

IKEA

IKEA

IKEA Group's global commitment to invest €1.5bn in wind and solar energy by the end of this year took another leap forward today, as the company announced it has acquired a new wind farm in Poland and committed to purchase two more. The company said the investment, financial details for which were not disclosed, means its Polish operations will become 'energy independent' by the end of the year, meaning the firm generates more energy from renewable sources in the region than it consumes at its facilities. BusinessGreen understands the newly acquired wind farm is in Wroblew, while the company has a commitment to buy another two farms in Gizalki and Lubartow. "Poland now joins IKEA Group operations in Sweden and the USA as being on-track for energy independence," the company said in a statement. "This is part of the IKEA Group goal to become energy independent globally by 20...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2396021/ikea-to-take...

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