Where is Washington State’s Largest Solar Rooftop?

The installation marks the 45th solar project for IKEA in the U.S.

Renton, Wash., IKEA storeRenton, Wash., IKEA store

Renton, Wash.—Home furnishings retailer IKEA continues its renewable energy efforts at stores in the United States, completing the largest solar rooftop array in Washington state atop its future Seattle-area store.

The 399,000-square-foot Renton, Wash., store will be opening in the spring with a 244,000-square-foot solar installation on its roof. It consists of a 1.13 MW system with 3,268 panels expected to generate about 1.26 million kWh of electricity annually for the store. The new store is being built on the parking lot of the current IKEA in Renton near State Highway 167, about 11 miles from downtown Seattle. During the construction, IKEA has been running shuttles to the retail site at busy times because of the loss of parking spaces at the 29-acre parcel…

Where is Washington State’s Largest Solar Rooftop?

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