Home furnishings retailer IKEA has completed and commissioned a new solar energy system at its store in Portland, Ore.
The 62,500 square-foot PV array consists of a 497.3 kW system, built with 2,072 panels. IKEA Portland's program will produce approximately 568,900 kWh of clean electricity annually, according to the company. It represents IKEA's 16th completed solar project in the U.S. An additional 21 installations are under way.
For the development, design and installation of the Portland store's customized solar power system, IKEA contracted with REC Solar.