SunPower to establish residential solar sales channel in IKEA stores
SunPower has announced that it will offer residential solar and residential storage options through home improvement retailer IKEA in the United States. “Home Solar with IKEA” is expected to launch in select markets in California this fall.
“At IKEA, we are passionate about helping our customers live more sustainable lives at home. We are proud to partner with SunPower to bring this service to the US and enable our customers to make individual choices aimed at reducing their overall climate footprint,” said Javier Quiñones, CEO & Chief Sustainability Officer , IKEA US. “The launch of Home Solar with IKEA will enable more people to take greater control of their energy needs, and our goal is to offer the clean energy service at additional IKEA locations in the future.”
“We are excited to bring exceptional solar products to IKEA customers through a unique and simplified buying experience,” said Peter Faricy, CEO of SunPower. “Together with IKEA, we can help bring the incredible benefits of solar energy to more people and realize our shared value of positively impacting the planet.”
Other residential solar suppliers have previously partnered with major retail chains to provide solar sales support. Both Sunrun and Vivint have worked in Home Depot stores.