Posts tagged: IKEA

Ikea Buys 42.4MW Project in Finland

By: David Weston FINLAND: Furniture retailer Ikea has acquired a 42MW repowering project on Finland’s west coast from developer OX2. The acquisition agreement allows OX2 to commence construction of the project before handing it to Ikea once it is completed in 2017. The site in Ajos harbour currently has ten WinWind 3MW turbines. Eight of […]

Thermoelectric Ikea Furniture Could Charge Your Phone With Energy From Your Coffee

By: Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan Your computer, your gaming console, even your cup of coffee—all of these objects in your house radiate heat, which promptly goes to waste. But what if your kitchen table or console cabinet contained the thermoelectric hardware to turn that heat into usable electricity? For centuries, that idea was just a dream. But […]

Oh Hey, Ikea Bought Another Giant Wind Farm

By: Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan   Back in March, we learned Ikea had purchased an Illinois wind farm big enough to power all its US stores. Well, that was small potatoes. Today the company announced its largest investment in renewables ever: The acquisition of a much larger wind farm in Texas. The new farm will be built […]

IKEA, Swiss Re, Mars, H&M go all-in on renewable energy

By Heather Clancy Using the backdrop of Climate Week NYC to underscore their commitments, more than a dozen global companies are making multi-year pledges to switch to 100 percent renewable power. The campaign, called RE100, encourages 100 of the world’s largest businesses to commit to similar all-in goals by 2020. So far, early signers include […]

IKEA, Swiss Re, Mars, H&M go all-in on renewable energy

By Heather Clancy   Using the backdrop of Climate Week NYC to underscore their commitments, more than a dozen global companies are making multi-year pledges to switch to 100 percent renewable power. The campaign, called RE100, encourages 100 of the world’s largest businesses to commit to similar all-in goals by 2020. So far, early signers […]