31 Jan '13, 10am

IKEA Is Retail's Solar Power King in Florida - Triple Pundit: Triple PunditIKEA Is Retail's Solar Power King in

IKEA Is Retail's Solar Power King in Florida - Triple Pundit: Triple PunditIKEA Is Retail's Solar Power King in

Hmm…not so sure if this says something good about IKEA or something not so good about their domestic competitors here in the U.S., but as a matter of fact it looks like a foreign company has just laid claim to being the biggest solar power owner in our Sunshine State of Florida, other than utilities. Aside from who gets bragging rights, that’s an interesting development on at least two levels. The era of big-box stores like IKEA is far from over, and solar power gives these retailers a great opportunity to squeeze extra value from their real estate. The era of stuff is also far from over, and generating or using clean energy gives stuff-happy retailers – and of course, we consumers – a chance to offset the pressure we’re putting on the Earth’s resources in the face of skyrocketing population growth. IKEA solar power in Florida The global home furnishing giant IKEA gets to ...

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