IKEA to Sell Solar Panels in the UK

IKEA to Sell Solar Panels in the UK

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Tara Bellucci
Oct 8, 2013

The Swedish furniture giant sells nearly everything you'd need for the home, and now they even offer solar panels. It took five years, but the combination of low-cost panels from China and Britain's solar subsidies means all of IKEA's UK stores will start selling panels (£5,700 for 18) within the next 10 months.

In other news, research built the Trapper Keeper, and Professor Dumpster teaches his students about sustainability, from a dumpster. See the headlines after the jump.

No Assembly Required: Ikea To Sell Solar Panels In U.K. | NPR
The Story Of How Meticulous Research Built The Trapper Keeper | Co.Design
"Professor Dumpster" Is Moving Into A Garbage Can, And Bringing His Students | Co.Exist

(Image: via Apartment Therapy)

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