IKEA partners with SunPower for United States residential solar launch
- Retail large IKEA has partnered with US residential solar installer SunPower to provide home PV solutions in the US.
Customers at pick IKEA stores in California will have the ability to purchase SunPower's photovoltaic panels and battery storage space systems, beginning this Fall as well as with the intent to roll it bent on more locations in the future.
IKEA initially started offering residential solar items under the moniker Home Solar in 2015 in Europe with Solarcentury, as well as later with Svea Solar.
The Swedish retail firm intends to make its Home Solar items readily available in 30 different markets by 2025.
" At IKEA, we're passionate regarding helping our customers live a more lasting life in the house. We're proud to collaborate with SunPower to bring this service to the united state as well as enable our customers to make specific choices targeted at decreasing their overall climate footprint," claimed Javier Quiñones, CEO & primary sustainability police officer at IKEA US.
Peter Faricy, CEO at SunPower, said: "Together with IKEA, we can aid present the unbelievable benefits of solar to even more people as well as supply on our shared value of making a positive impact on the planet."
Last month, IKEA owner Ingka team spent US$ 370 million in 440MW of solar PV projects in Germany as well as Spain to be built by designer Enerparc.
This cooperation with IKEA comes a month after SunPower was in late-stage conversation with First Solar to create unique residential modules for the US installer.
Furthermore, SunPower remains to increase the availability of its items by developing partnerships such as last March agreement with homebuilder Landsea Homes to supply its PV and also battery storage systems in Arizona, Florida as well as Texas.
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