Solar panels for your house in France? Get them at Ikea

Solar panels on a house roof. Solar panels for your house in France? Get them at Ikea
The partnership between Ikea and Voltalia is set to bring solar panel energy to individual homes from autumn this year.

Solar panels for individual homes will soon be available to buy in France via Swedish homeware giant Ikea in a significant move for a sector that is still used by relatively few private homes in the country.

The Swedish company has signed a partnership with solar panel group Voltalia, to bring solar panel installation services to private individuals in France from September this year.

The service will firstly be available in the south of the country, followed by a nationwide rollout by the end of 2020. Ikea will manage the promotion and sales, while Voltalia will take care of the actual panels and installation.

Pierre Deyries, director of sustainable development at Ikea France, said: “I am very proud ...

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