Ikea Invests in Wind, Solar For UK Stores

King, Bart
August 2011
SB Communictions Weekly;8/18/2011, p1
The article reports that Swedish retailer IKEA Ltd. has purchased a wind farm in Scotland and plans to install 39,000 solar panels on stores in Great Britain by March 2012. As stated, the solar panel installations will bring about a reduction of 662 tons a year in carbon emissions of IKEA. Steve Howard, chief sustainability officer of IKEA Ltd., states that the company will be achieving 70-80 percent renewable power by 2015.


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