July 23, 2012
IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Atlanta, Georgia. The 129,400-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,034.9-kW system, built with 4,312 panels. IKEA Atlanta’s program will produce approximately 1,416,502 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing 977 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), eliminating the emissions of 192 cars or powering 122 homes yearly (calculating clean energy equivalents at www.epa.gov/cleanenergy/energy-resources/calculator.html ).
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