Ikea starts selling solar panels for homes

by Cassady Sharp

Solar panels on avalanche barriers in the ski resort of Bellwald installed by Greenpeace volunteers of the Solar Generation (Jugendsolar) in cooperation with volunteers from the organisation «Solaragenten». Bellwald, VS, 19. Juni 2012: Jugendsolar by Greenpeace installiert zusammen mit Freiwilligen der Organistation 'Solaragenten' eine Photovoltaikanlage auf Lawinenverbauungen. Die Anlage wurde von Ruedi Lehmann finanziert und entworfen. Sie wird in Zukunft rund 9.8kW Leistung erbringen, was dem durchschnittlichen Schweizer Verbrauch von rund 3.3 Haushalten entspricht. © Greenpeace / Nicolas Fojtu

© Greenpeace / Nicolas Fojtu

When everyone's favorite Swedish furniture store starts selling solar panels, renewable energy has reached a new level. Ikea started selling residential solar panels this week in its UK stores. The popular store's announcement is an inspiring step for renewable energy and its accessibility to people all over the world. energy-rev-blogad

By Cassady Sharp

Cassady is a media officer at Greenpeace USA covering the Arctic, climate change and corporate influence over politics.

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